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Covid-19: important information for TSA candidates
Here’s a summary of the changes to the Thinking Skills Assessment (TSA) due to Covid-19:
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The Thinking Skills Assessment (TSA) Oxford is a 2-hour pre-interview test for applicants to undergraduate courses at the University of Oxford. It is designed to help tutors assess whether candidates have the skills and aptitudes needed to study the following courses:
If you're applying for a joint course, you may also need to take a separate test in your other subject. You can confirm which test(s) your course requires at ox.ac.uk/tests. Separate registration is required for each test.
The information in this section is for applicants to the University of Oxford. For information about TSA: Section 1 for Land Economy at the University of Cambridge, please visit this section.
TSA Oxford consists of two sections:
Separate answer sheets will be provided for each section. Calculators cannot be used.
Please note, applicants for History and Economics are not required to do the writing task.