U.K. SPECIALISED ENTRANCE TEST

If you are applying for a U.K university, chances are you will have to sit for a specialised entrance test. These tests are designed to assess the competency and knowledge of applicant. Some universities may even use them as a way to rank applicants and decide who should be shortlisted for an interview.

Listed below are common admission tests applicants for popular courses, such as medicine and law, are expected to take.

MEDICINE

Entrance Test

Schools Requiring This Test

BioMedical Admissions Test (BMAT)

  • Brighton & Sussex Medical School
  • Imperial College London
  • Lancaster University 
  • University College London
  • University of Cambridge
  • Leeds’ School of Medicine
  • University of Oxford
  • Keele University

Universal Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT)

  • University of Aberdeen
  • Anglia Ruskin University
  • Aston University
  • University of Birmingham
  • University of Bristol
  • Cardiff University
  • University of Dundee
  • University of East Anglia
  • Edge Hill University
  • University of Edinburgh
  • University of Exeter
  • University of Glasgow
  • Hull York Medical University
  • King’s College London
  • University of Leicester
  • University of Liverpool
  • University of Manchester
  • University of Newcastle
  • University of Edinburgh
  • University of Glasgow
  • University of Nottingham
  • Plymouth University
  • Queen Mary University of London
  • Queen’s University Belfast
  • University of Sheffield
  • University of Southampton
  • University of St Andrews
  • St George’s University of London
  • University of Sunderland
  • University of Warwick

LAW

Entrance Test

Schools Requiring This Test

Law National Aptitude Test (LNAT)

  • University of Bristol
  • Durham University
  • University of Glasgow
  • King’s College London
  • LSE London School of Economics and Political Science
  • University of Nottingham
  • University of Oxford
  • SOAS University of London

Cambridge Law Test

  • University of Cambridge

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COMPUTER SCIENCE

Entrance Test

Schools Requiring This Test

Maths Admission Test (MAT)

  • University of Oxford

Cambridge Test of Mathematics for University Admission (CTMUA)

  • University of Cambridge

Computer Science Aptitudes Test (CSAT)

For Cambridge Applicants for these colleges:

  • Gonville & Caius
  • Peterhouse
  • Queens’
  • Robinson
  • Trinity

ENGINEERING

Entrance Test

Schools Requiring This Test

Physics Aptitude Test (PAT)

  • University of Oxford

Engineering Admission Assessment (ENGAA)

  • University of Cambridge

Online Mathematics Test (OMT)

  • Imperial College London

PHILOSOPHY, POLITICS AND ECONOMICS

Entrance Test

Schools Requiring This Test

Thinking Skills Assessment (TSA)

  • University of Oxford
  • University of Cambridge, Department of Land Economy
  • University College London, Department of International Social & Political Studies

    ECONOMICS, ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT

    Entrance Test

    Schools Requiring This Test

    Thinking Skills Assessment (TSA)

    • University of Oxford
    • University of Cambridge, Department of Land Economy

      Economics Admissions Assessment (ECAA)

      • University of Cambridge

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