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The University of Bath is the latest UK university to accept results from the Test of Mathematics for University Admission (from Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing) for students applying to study maths and maths-related courses.
Universities faced with the task of selecting applicants who can succeed on science-based courses can benefit from a new video from experts in Cambridge. The video produced by Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing gives an overview of the BioMedical Admissions Test (BMAT) and explains how it can also be used as a key student recruitment tool that supports widening participation programmes.
Students planning to take the BioMedical Admissions Test (BMAT) in the 2019/20 academic year should make sure to check their revision against the BMAT test specification, to make sure they have studied every topic included in the test. Launched in May 2019 the latest specification includes some topics new to the BMAT syllabus to ensure students cover all the skills and knowledge they need to start their journey to a health-related degree.
Students wanting to find out more about BMAT – the BioMedical Admissions Test – can find answers in the latest Live Chat event held in July 2019 and now available online. Experts from BMAT developer Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing are joined by fourth year UCL medical student Wisdom Ohia, and respond to questions from students around the world keen to learn more about BMAT administration and how best to prepare for the test.
Students who need to take the BioMedical Admissions Test (BMAT) for admissions to medical school can improve their science and mathematical skills with an updated guide from Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing. The free guide is aimed at students preparing for Section 2 of the BMAT test, which covers knowledge of chemistry, biology, physics and maths.
Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing, developers of - the BioMedical Admissions Test (BMAT) - is supporting the UK Medical Applicant Cohort Study, one of the largest studies ever undertaken into what motivates future UK medical students. The Study is led by researcher Dr Katherine Woolf, of UCL and funded by the National Institute for Health Research. It was launched in response to current shortfalls in NHS doctor numbers. By giving insights into what interests and engages future medical students, the Study will help improve the support given to future medical applicants.
TES has released an article about our latest joint research with the Relationships Foundation, Suffolk and Norfolk SCITT and The Open University on tackling trainee teacher retention.
Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing is working with Ashoka University in New Delhi in India to help them measure key skills of people applying for undergraduate courses.
Medical schools in Poland are increasingly using the BioMedical Admissions Test (BMAT) to support their international student recruitment for Medicine and Dentistry degrees. Ilona Berowska from Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing said: ‘BMAT is becoming a valuable tool for student recruitment in the medical sector in Poland. It’s really encouraging to see more universities using BMAT to help them find the students with the skills they need to thrive on their course.’
We have introduced a new test session for the BioMedical Admissions Test (BMAT), taking place on Tuesday 7 May 2019.