Medicine in UK – UKCAT

UKCAT Guide

Our friendly medicine tutors would like to share more about the UKCAT. So where are the resources? Apart from individualized lessons,  you need to know about all the available resources for UKCAT

UKCAT

  • Test period: 1st July to 6 Oct, test dates are weekly, result released on the spot
  • Verbal Reasoning (-Assesses ability to critically evaluate information that is presented in a written form (44MCQ-22m)
  • Quantitative Reasoning (Assesses ability to critically evaluate information presented in a numerical form 36MCQ, 25m)
  • Abstract Reasoning (Assesses the use of convergent and divergent thinking to infer relationships from information, 55MCQ, 14m)
  • Decision Analysis (Assesses the ability to make sound decisions and judgements using complex information, 28mcq, 32m)
  • Situational Judgement (Measures capacity to understand real world situations and to identify critical factors and appropriate behaviour in dealing with them, 68MCQ, 27min)

 

Study from:

1)http://www.kaptest.co.uk/ukcat/plus

This will cost 60 pounds

2) http://www.kaptest.co.uk/ukcat/self-study

This will cost 155 pounds.

3)UKCAT Iphone practice app

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/ukcat-official/id642347722?mt=8

4) UKCAT Practices

http://practice.ukcat.ac.uk/pages/menu.aspx?pack=2a35c9e1-ef11-449f-9762-3d5a3692550f

Main tips:

  1. is to understand the concepts, if you get something wrong, make sure you correct the concept, not just knowing the answer for the sake of memorizing as questions may not be repeated.
  2. Practice practice practice

If you’re still not confident, further practices:

http://www.themedicportal.com/e-learning/ukcat/

http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/wiki/UKCAT

https://www.medify.co.uk/ukcat-online-course

http://www.blackstonetutors.co.uk/free-ukcat-practice-questions.html

Must know from official UKCAT website: 

1)UKCAT official guide

http://www.ukcat.ac.uk/App_Media/uploads/guide-2015/UKCAT_Guide_15.html#p=1

2)UKCAT video guide

http://www.ukcat.ac.uk/app_media/uploads/ukcat-tutorial/story.html

3)Computer interface familiarization with UKCAT

http://www.ukcat.ac.uk/tour/

 

Good student website forums:

http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/wiki/UKCAT

http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=1736183