UCAT Frequently Asked Questions


UCAT 2022

Where can I find dates for the 2022 UCAT test cycle?


Registration and Booking

I don't have a Private Access Code, do I need one?

Can I use my existing UCAT account?

What should I do if my registered name on my UCAT account does not match my Photo ID?

Why can't I book a test?

I have forgotten my username and/or password

I am having problems registering (creating an account)

I can sign in to my UCAT account but I have not received a registration email.

Why won’t the Pearson VUE system let me register and create a UCAT account?

What is my Candidate ID number and where can I find it?

How much does the test cost?

Can I sit the test more than once?

Can I sit the test overseas?


Rescheduling and Cancelling

Can I reschedule my test to a different date?

If I miss the deadline to cancel or reschedule my test, can I book again?

If I cancel my test, how long does a refund take?

How do I change the version of the test I have booked?


Bursary Scheme

Can I apply for a bursary if I have already paid for my test?

How do I obtain a refund of my test fee using my bursary voucher?

How long does a refund take?

Who do I contact about bursary scheme eligibility and/or the application process?


Access Arrangements

What access arrangements are available for the UCAT?

How do I apply for access arrangements?

Can I apply for access arrangements if I have a short-term injury or illness?

Can I apply for access arrangements if I have not been entitled to them in my school/college or university exams?

Can I book a test with extra time before my access arrangements application has been submitted or approved?

What if I sit a test with extra time without approval?

What if my specific exam needs cannot be met?

What if I take unapproved items with me to the test centre?

Do you tell universities about my approved access arrangements?

Do I need to apply for access arrangements again if I did so in a previous year?

How do my access arrangements affect my university application?

Who do I contact about access arrangement eligibility and/or the application process?


Test Format

Do all candidates see the same test content?

What are the test timings?


Practice Materials

How should I prepare for the test?

Do I need to pay for a coaching course in order to do well in the UCAT?


Test Day

What do I need to take with me to the test centre?

What ID is accepted at a test centre?

What can I take into the test room?

Where can I find the UCAT exam rules?

What should I do if there is a problem during my test?

Can I leave the test centre room for a break?


Test Incidents

How do I request an incident investigation?


Results

How is the test scored?

How do I get a copy of my score report?

Why are results not displaying properly on my online score report?

How do I know my ranking?


UCAT ANZ

What is the UCAT ANZ and do I need to sit this test?

What if I want to apply to universities in Australia / New Zealand and in the UK?

Can I sit both the UCAT and UCAT ANZ?