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Passing the UKCAT and BMAT

Passing the UKCAT and BMAT
Advice, Guidance and Over 650 Questions for Revision and Practice

Ninth Edition

March 2015 | 424 pages | Learning Matters

The most comprehensive guide available for the UKCAT and BMAT!

If you're an aspiring doctor or dentist, this book is all you need to face the admissions tests with confidence and get in to medical or dental school - whichever universities you‘re applying to.  Offering support for both the UKCAT and BMAT, with hints and tips on how to pass the tests, worked examples and guidance on technique, this is your guide to success. 

Inside you'll find:

  • Over 650 practice questions for the UKCAT and BMAT
  • 2 full practice tests for focused revision
  • Practice questions and guidance notes for the Situational Judgement section
  • Guidance on applications and interviews, including the personal statement
  • Test-taking strategies so you can practice and pass.

This text is your tool for extensive revision and question practice for the UKCAT and BMAT. The practice tests replicate the format of the actual tests, so you can tackle them under timed conditions and be fully prepared for the real thing.

Part I: Introduction
Part II: Preparing for the UK Clinical Aptitude Test (UKCAT)
1. The Verbal Reasoning subtest
2. The Quantitative Reasoning subtest
3. The Abstract Reasoning subtest
4. The Decision Analysis subtest
5. The Situational Judgement Test
Part III: Practice tests, questions and answers for the UKCAT
6. Practice test 1
7. Practice test 2
8. Answers and rationale
Part IV: Preparing for the BioMedical Admissions Test (BMAT)
9. Aptitude and Skills
10. Scientific Knowledge and Applications
11. Writing Task
12. After the BMAT

Rosalie Hutton

Rosalie Hutton BSc, MSc, MCIPD, is an Occupational Psychologist who has specialised in the field of assessment and testing for 25 years. As CEO of her own company, Rosalie has designed and published a range of psychological assessment measures and is the co-author of a number of assessment books on multiple-choice questions. More About Author

Glenn Hutton

Glenn Hutton BA, MPhil, FCIPD, is a consultant to organisations concerned with recruitment and selection by way of assessment or examination. Previously a Police Superintendent and Head of the National Police Training Examinations and Assessment Unit, he co-authors books on criminal law and assessment. More About Author

Felicity Taylor

Felicity Taylor BA (Hons) Oxon, MBBS, is a junior doctor at Guy's, King's and St. Thomas' hospitals in London. She has coached hundreds of prospective students through the application process to read medicine, and is currently a Tutor with Oxbridge Applications. More About Author

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