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In 2021, TMUA will be a computer-based test. You should confirm with your school or test centre whether they will provide the computer or whether you need to bring your own.
Details have been updated in these web pages.
Follow our simple step-by-step guide below to find out how to register for the Test of Mathematics for University Admission (TMUA).
Firstly, speak to the Exams Officer at your school/college to find out if they are registered to run our admissions tests. If they are, then proceed to the next step.
If not, you have two options:
To be registered for the test, you will be asked to provide the following:
Please confirm whether your school or test centre will provide a computer or whether you need to provide your own.
Please note: The deadline to apply for modified papers is 30 September 2021. The deadline to apply for all other Access Arrangements is 15 October 2021.
As proof that you are registered for the test, make sure you get your candidate entry number from your Exams Officer. Your entry number will start with a B, followed by five digits.
To ensure you know what to expect from the test day, check the full details with your test centre. They’ll be able to provide information about the test including the specific location, timings and what to bring with you on the test day.
To prepare for the test, we provide everything you need for free on our website. Visit the TMUA preparation page.
Your school/college may be eligible to apply to become a test centre. The deadline to apply is 30 September 2021.
Details of how to do this can be found on our Customer Support Site.
If you cannot find a test centre in your home town or nearby, and your school is not eligible to administer our tests, you will need to travel to the closest test centre.
Yes, your Exams Officer can cancel your test registration for you but only up until 15 October 2021 and your standard registration fee will be refunded. Late registration fees are not refunded.
If you paid additional administration fees, it is up to your test centre as to whether they will refund these fees. Please speak to your test centre directly.
Please inform your test centre as early as possible of any special requirements.
Access Arrangements are available if you have a disability or special requirement and you are entitled to support for other exams.
Examples of Access Arrangements include, but are not limited to:
Your centre will:
For more information about our policies and processes, please visit our Customer Support Site.
For test-takers in the UK, we provide a reimbursement scheme. To find out if you are eligible, please visit the TMUA dates and costs page.
By registering for the Test of Mathematics for University Admission (TMUA), you agree that data provided as part of the entry or admission process may be passed to any institution involved in your university application and that the data may be anonymised and used for research purposes. You also agree that if you obtain a place on a course where the test results form part of the admissions process, then your university may supply Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing with data about your application and results in subsequent assessments at that university, unless you specifically notify the university in writing. We store personal data securely and will ensure if test-taker data is used in publications or research that it is used anonymously.