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Covid-19: important information for BMAT candidates
Here’s a summary of the changes to BMAT – November due to Covid-19:
For full details of the test fee changes and reimbursement criteria, please visit the BMAT – November dates and costs page.
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Unable to access a test centre due to Covid-19?
For candidates who are unable to access a test centre due to Covid-19 restrictions, we can offer a remote proctored test service. This means you can take the test on a laptop or computer in your preferred location. For the full criteria and how to apply, please read our Support Site article.
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 test divided into three sections. You can see what is in each section and also a list of courses that require BMAT below.
Please be aware you must only take BMAT once in an admissions cycle.
Section 1: Thinking Skills
Please note: Section 1 has been updated for 2020 and will no longer include questions that test data analysis and inference.
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 always check the website of your chosen institution(s) to confirm which BMAT test session(s) they accept.
* Both UK/EU Fee status students and International students will need to sit the BMAT for 2021 entry.
** If you’re applying to Thai universities, please visit their websites to check application details, as nationality or other restrictions may apply.
† If you're applying to Nazarbayev University School of Medicine, please contact them for information.