UCAT Consortium News



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 ...



Record Candidate Score in 2015

23,565 candidates tested over summer and autumn of 2015. Once again test scores for all candidates were delivered to Universities in the first week of November, providing our members with timely access to candidate’s scores.  An increased...