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The specification summarises what each section of BMAT tests and briefly outlines the scientific and mathematical knowledge that Section 2 questions can draw upon.
The BMAT test specification for 2020 will be available shortly. Please check back for updates.
This guide provides lots of useful tips on how to prepare for the test.
BMAT preparation guide
This guide gives you examples of the different question types and lots of tips on how to best approach Section 1.
BMAT Section 1 question guide
Please note: Section 1 has been updated for 2020 and will no longer include questions that test data analysis and inference. An updated Section 1 question guide will be available in April 2020.
This document shows how BMAT tests taken between 2003-2008 convert to the new BMAT score.
BMAT conversion tables from 2003 - 2008
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