The BioMedical Admissions Test (BMAT)
What is BMAT?
The BioMedical Admissions Test (BMAT) is a 2-hour medical admissions assessment for applicants who apply for our English-taught Medicine programme.
It is developed and administered by Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing and can be taken at test centres worldwide.
BMAT is an admissions test that assesses your ability to apply scientific and mathematical knowledge, as well as problem solving, critical thinking and written communication skills that are essential to university-level study. It gives you the chance to stand out from the crowd and show your potential to succeed on a demanding, medical degree.
BMAT is a 2-hour pen-and-paper test, which consists of three sections and is taken in English. Sections 1 and 2 are multiple-choice, and Section 3 is a writing task.
The test format and scoring:
The BMAT is made up of three sections: Thinking Skills, Scientific Knowledge and Applications and a Writing Task. Please find more about the sections and scoring here at the Admissions Testing website.
How to register for BMAT:
Dates and costs
You can find more information here: https://www.admissionstesting.org/for-test-takers/bmat/bmat-february/dates-and-costs/
Preparing for BMAT:
BMAT preparation guide:
BMAT test specification:
- BMAT Section 2 Science & Mathematics revision guide
Before you start the exam, try to do BMAT practice papers under timed conditions: