Medicine Tests

Bio-Medical Admissions Test –


University of Cambridge Medicine and Veterinary Science

University of Oxford Medicine and Physiological Sciences

The Royal Veterinary College Veterinary Medicine

University College London Medical School Medicine

Imperial College London Medicine


First completed in 2003 – also formerly known as the MVAT

Test has 3 elements – a 60-minute test of aptitude and skills; a 30-minute test of scientific knowledge and applications; and a 30-minute writing task

The cost of the test in 2007 was £27.30 for UK students and £51.00 for international students

The BMAT is conducted annually, in late October early November

Used in the selection process in different ways by the participating universities

Varies at some institutions for graduate programmes

Results for each of the 3 sections returned to students in late November

Separate registration required – late September 200X ( late fees possible)