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The BioMedical Admissions Test (BMAT) is an admissions test for applicants to Medicine, Biomedical Science and Dentistry courses at certain universities.
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. You can find out more about the format of the test below.
BMAT tests 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.
Section 1: Aptitude and Skills
Section 2: Scientific Knowledge and Applications
Section 3: Writing Task
For more detailed information about the format of BMAT, see the BMAT test specification.
Please note, the latest BMAT test specification is new for 2019-2020 and includes new topics. This should be considered as part of your preparation.
The courses below accept results from the February session.
Please always check the website of your chosen institution(s) to confirm which BMAT test session(s) they accept.
MD Program in Medicine and Surgery
(for Non-European Citizens not resident in Italy)
Please check with your chosen institution(s) for more information about the application process and how BMAT is used.