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There is no pass/fail for the Test of Mathematics for University Admission (TMUA) – you should simply aim to do the best you can.
Your final scores are based on the number of correct answers you give. There are no penalties for incorrect answers.
Your score on the test will be based on your overall performance on both papers and will be given on a scale of 1.0 to 9.0, with 1.0 being the lowest and 9.0 the highest. You will also be given a score for each of the two papers that make up the test, both on the 1.0 to 9.0 scale, but these two scores are for information only and do not form part of your formal test result.
The full list of degrees which will take the scores for the TMUA into account can be found when candidates log on to Metritests to check their scores and allocate them to the University.
Test-takers can use our Metritests system to check results and release them to their chosen institution(s) using the login details from your Confidential Results Information sheet.
Results are not sent to institutions automatically. You need to select which institutions receive your results. This can be done at any stage after purchasing the test, though you may want to wait till results are released if sharing results is optional for that course/institution. It’s a good idea to make your selection(s) as soon as possible after the results are released, to ensure the institutions receive them in good time. Please check the institution website for any information about when they need the results.
Please only share results with institutions/courses to which you have already applied or intend to apply via UCAS. Shared results that are not supported by a UCAS application will not be considered by any UK institutions.
Before results are released, you can add or remove selected institutions. After this, once your results have been published, you cannot remove an institution or course from the results website – the institution(s) will instantly receive your results – but you can add further institutions.
See the most recent explanation:
Explanation of Results 2020
Explanations of previous years’ results:
Explanation of Results 2019
Explanation of Results 2018
Explanation of Results 2017
Explanation of Results 2016
If you have more questions about results, go to the FAQs.