The University Clinical Aptitude Test is a compulsory test that you may have to sit in order to apply for some degrees in the fields of Medicine or Dentistry. Designed to help universities to select applicants the appropriate abilities and professional behaviours required to practice successfully as a doctors or dentists. It is used in collaboration with other admissions processes such as interviews and academic qualifications.
13 of the universities in Australia offering Medicine and Dentistry, and 2 in New Zealand, will require you to sit the UCAT ANZ test as part of your application. So, if you’re thinking of applying to uni in 2022 for a degree in one of those fields, you should check the entry requirements as soon as possible to find out if taking the UCAT ANZ is necessary.
Registrations for concession and access schemes are open now. Bookings open on 1 March 2021 and close on 17 May. You’ll sit the tests between 1 July and 11 August 2021. Results will be delivered to the universities in early September.
It costs $305 to sit the test ($199 concession fee, but you only have until 10 May to register for concession prices).
Additional information about dates, fees and how to register can be found here.
To find out which universities and courses apply, the eligibility criteria, or simply to find out more, head over to the official UCAT ANZ website.
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