UCAT Consortium News



UKCAT 2018 Dates

Dates for the 2018 UKCAT test cycle are now on the website.  Look out for updates to preparation materials and test information from mid-April.



2017 Test Statistics Released

UKCAT results for 2017 have now been released.  The mean average total score this year is 2540, which is in line with mean scores for previous years.  SJT results are also similar to previous years, with 28% of candidates achieving a Band ...



UKCAT Newsletter - August 2017

We are delighted to bring you the summer issue of our newsletter. These updates are designed to keep you informed of key news from the UKCAT Consortium and the world of medical and dental admissions. Click to view Newsletter



SJTace - Booking Now Open

The Situational Judgement Test for Admission to Clinical Education (SJTace) is an admissions test used by the Universities of St Andrews and Dundee for 2018/19 entry to their Graduate Entry Medical programme (ScotGEM - A101).  Candidates c...



Decision Making in 2017

After a successful pilot in 2016, Decision Making will be introduced as a scored subtest in the 2017 UKCAT.  This part of the UKCAT focuses on the problem solving, dealing with uncertainty and managing risks.  It explores these through the...



New SJTace test launched for 2018 entry

Having been approached by the Universities of St Andrews and Dundee, we are now offering a standalone situational judgement test, the SJTace (SJT for Admission to Clinical Education). The two Medical Schools, in partnership with Universit...



New Decision Making Sub-test for 2016

A new Decision Making sub-test will be piloted this year, replacing the previous Decision Analysis sub-test which was felt to not be sufficiently reliable in discriminating between candidates.  This change will ensure the test is more robu...



10 Year Anniversary of UKCAT

2015 saw a momentous event for UKCAT, our 10th year of testing candidates, so we thought we’d take a look back at how the test first came about, look at how many candidates have taken the test over the last 10 years, and also see what the ...