UCAT Courses & UCAT Tutors
The best one-day online UCAT course run by Doctors & UCAT Tutors
Our UCAT Test Tutors are leaders in the field. They have all scored in the top decile of the exam and been teaching the UCAT for years, with 1000s of successful students taught between them all.
They can take you through the entire process, or focus on things that you are finding hard in particular. It is entirely flexible - contact us to see how we can help you. Remember purchase our Ultimate Package & get 5 hours tutoring free!
UCAT Courses: Dates & Times
One day online UCAT course taught online from 09:00 - 17:30 throughout the summer - see dates for booking
The course is led by a UCAT Tutor - a doctor who scored in the top decile of the exam - see reviews
We spend 1-1.5h covering all 5 UCAT sections of the UCAT Test (2021 Updates) - UCAT Verbal Reasoning, UCAT Decision Making, UCAT Abstract Reasoning, UCAT Quantitative Reasoning & UCAT Situational Judgement Test, which includes UCAT practice tests & UCAT practice questions
Small group UCAT course classes - unlike other courses we guarantee no more than 10 pupils per class, we achieve this by having multiple UCAT tutors teaching per day, allowing us to split up each UCAT course.
Learn the best UCAT tricks & UCAT time management techniques to help maximise your UCAT score
Ongoing 24/7 UCAT guidance & support until your UCAT test via Whatsapp with an experienced UCAT Tutor
Please click below to join one of our UCAT 2021 Courses. Remember purchase our Ultimate Package and guarantee your free seat on our UCAT 2021 course.
09:00 - Welcome & Introduction
09:20 - Verbal Reasoning + Break
10:45 - Abstract Reasoning + Lunch
13:45 - Quantitative Reasoning + Break
15:00 - Decision Making
16:00 - Situational Judgement Test
16:45 - Key Tips, Resources and Q&A
17:00 - Course Ends
UCAT Quantitative Reasoning
While the standard of question does not exceed GCSE maths, scoring well here requires efficiency, good time management and knowledge of UCAT questions & UCAT practice tests.
We will go through UCAT calculator tips, common formulae you must learn and time management techniques to help you succeed. We have a number of different types of question in our UCAT question bank.
UCAT Verbal Reasoning
This section requires you to critically analyse text and then answer two types of questions. While the questions aren't difficult, time management often causes problems.
We will go through key strategies and tricks to help maximise your chances of finishing the section and finding the answer in the quickest time! We end with UCAT practice test questions.
UCAT Abstract Reasoning
Often the most daunting section for pupils, there really is a steep learning curve in mastering UCAT Abstract Reasoning. With four types of question - there's a lot to learn.
Fortunately, we have devised a simple system to help conquer over 80-90% of all questions that come up, irrespective of how unpredictable the section is, and our course contains UCAT past paper questions.
UCAT Decision Making
Here you have to answer a range of different questions, which all vary a lot in the approach needed. We include lots of UCAT example questions in this.
We will go through each and every type of question and show you the best way of answering each - maximising your chances of getting 900 in this section, with help of our UCAT practice questions.
UCAT Situational Judgement Test
While this a new section, it should not be underestimated. It is important to use the correct resources when answering questions in the Situational Judgement Test, especially from UCAT past paper questions.
We will go through UCAT example questions, the best resources to read and learn and learn tips to try narrow down and choose the correct answer most of the time.
UCAT Frequently Asked Questions
What is the UCAT Test?
The UCAT Test does not contain any curriculum or science content. It focuses on exploring the cognitive powers of candidates and other attributes considered to be valuable for healthcare professionals. The UCAT Test is provided by Pearson Vue and is taken at Pearson Vue’s centres. Score results are provided immediately upon completion of the exam. Scores are sent directly to the university or universities to which you are applying.
What is the UCAT (UKCAT) format?
Verbal Reasoning - 22 minutes - 44 questions
Quantitative Reasoning - 25 minutes 36 questions
Abstract Reasoning - 14 minutes 55 questions
Decision Making - 32 minutes 29 questions
Situational Judgement - 27 minutes 69 questions
UCAT Scores & UCAT Marking
The first four UCAT sections: Verbal Reasoning, Decision Making, Quantitative Reasoning and Abstract Reasoning are marked depending on how many correct answers you give. Questions that have one correct answer are awarded a maximum of 1 mark and those that have multiple answers are worth 2 marks. Questions with multiple answers such as those in the Decision Making section, can be awarded 1 mark if you give a partially correct answer. Each UCAT (UKCAT) section does not have negative marking, and there is no influence between sections.
Band 1: The candidate has demonstrated an excellent level of performance, a level that is similar to the panel of experts
Band 2: The candidate has demonstrated a good level of performance, frequently matching the answers similar to an expert level
Band 3: The candidate has demonstrated a modest level of performance, with many appropriate answers but several answers different to the panel of experts.
Band 4: The candidate has a demonstrated a low level of performance with most answers differing from the ideal answer.
When Do You Receive UCAT Results?
What Is The UCAT Score Out Of?
What To Take To The UCAT Exam
A print out confirmation of your booking from Pearson Vue UCAT
One piece of photographic identification from the approved list which meets requirements stated on the Pearson Vue website.
You cannot take any personal belongings into the UCAT, nor can you take any food or drink. Anything that you do bring will need to be stored in a locker at the test centre.
You may not bring a calculator into the exam - there is a UCAT Calculator provided online for you.
UCAT Pearson Vue Centre
You will get a desk space with a PC, keyboard and space for a UCAT whiteboard and pen. There will be other people doing different tests in the same venue, you may request earplugs or headphones if you think you might require them.
UCAT Whiteboard - this is non erasable usually and you can ask for more!
You will be given a laminated UCAT whiteboard and permanent marker pen to make notes on during the test. If you need another pen or board, raise your arm and an invigilator will give you a new one
Please check the pen is working before you begin
You will also receive UCAT Earplugs for your exam
UCAT Average Scores
The average UCAT score changes every year. It is usually between 620-630. In The 2019 UCAT Average was 620. This increased in 2020 where the average UCAT score was 628.
Can You Resit The UCAT?
Unfortunately the UCAT can only be taken once per application cycle. Your score does not carry forward - you must retake the UCAT test if you reapply next year.
How Long Is The UCAT?
The UCAT is a 2 hour long paper and is all taken on the computer.
What Is A Good UCAT Score 2021?
The average UCAT score in 2020 was 628. We expect this to roughly stay the same in 2021, and therefore a good score is expected to be anything about 680, which should not hinder your application.
Do You Get Earplugs In The UCAT?
Yes! You are always provided with UCAT Earplugs in the exam. You do not have to wear or use them.
UCAT Registration takes place NOT via your school, but online on the official UCAT website. In 2021, registration for the UCAT will take place online from May 2021. See the official UCAT website for more details on this!