The University Clinical Aptitude Test is used in the selection process by the majority of UK University Medical and Dental Schools.

UCAT Dates and Fees

 Candidates taking the UCAT in 2020 should note these key dates*:

1 July 2020 (9am)

Registration opens

Booking opens

Bursary Scheme opens

Access Arrangements / UCATSEN applications open

3 August 2020

Testing begins

17 September 2020 (midday)

Registration closes

Web booking closes

Access Arrangements / UCATSEN application deadline

30 September 2020 (midday)

Final booking deadline (for registered candidates)

1 October 2020

Last testing date

Bursary application deadline (4pm)

15 October 2020

UCAS application deadline

Early November 2020

Results delivered to universities

*All UK time.  Dates may be subject to change.


The following UCAT test fees apply in 2020: 

Tests taken in the UK / EU 


Tests taken outside the EU


Candidates are advised to refer to our Bursary Scheme to see whether they are eligible for a free test.