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I want to start my Medical degree in 2020: When do I need to sit the UCAT (UKCAT)?

11th April 2019

I want to start my Medical degree in 2020: When do I need to sit the UCAT (UKCAT)?

If you wish to study medicine in the UK, most universities will require you to sit and succeed in UCAT (previously known as UKCAT). You must sit the UCAT between July and October of the year BEFORE you intend to enter medicine. For example, if you want to begin your medical degree in 2020 you must sit the UCAT between 1 July 2019 and 2 October 2019. You are permitted to sit the test only ONC ...

 

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UKCAT to UCAT: Why the Change?

29th March 2019

UKCAT to UCAT: Why the Change?

In 2019, UKCAT (United Kingdom Clinical Aptitude Test) was renamed UCAT (University Clinical Aptitude Test). So why did this change occur? The simple reason is that Australia and New Zealand have adopted UCAT for entry into medicine and dentistry courses. As the UKCAT is no longer solely used in the UK, the name has been changed to UCAT. Although the name of the test has changed to UCAT, the ...

 

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UCAT UK 2019: KEY DATES

8th March 2019

UCAT UK 2019: KEY DATES

If you wish to study medicine at most universities in the United Kingdom you will need to sit UCAT 2019 (previously known as UKCAT). The UCAT 2019 testing period runs from 1 July 2019 until 2 October 2019. Registrations to sit UCAT 2019 will open on 1 May 2019 and close on 18 September 2019. The table below outlines key dates for UCAT 2019.     R ...

 

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Which UK Universities will use the UCAT in 2019?

18th February 2019

Which UK Universities will use the UCAT in 2019?

This blog outlines the UK Universities that will use the UCAT in 2019 to select students into medicine and dentistry programmes for 2019 entry.  For more comprehensive information regarding entry requirements, please contact the admissions officer of the course you are interested in, or visit the relevant university website. Notes: The Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery ...

 

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Why study Medicine?

31st January 2019

Why study Medicine?

There are only two things people seem ask you about in your final year of schooling: those big exams at the end of the year and what you want to do when they’re over. It’s a stressful and busy year with plenty of studying to be done. The constant questioning can be annoying, but it’s really important that you take the time to really look at what it is you are going to do next year. For anyone ...

 

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MEDICINE AS A DOUBLE DEGREE

2nd October 2017

MEDICINE AS A DOUBLE DEGREE

A common question that aspiring medical students ask is whether they should combine their medical degree with another degree, such as arts or music. It is important to think carefully about this. You will be spending additional 3–4 years of your life and as well as a lot of money if you pursue a double degree. Will a degree such as English, history, philosophy, music or literature actually ben ...

 

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