The UK Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT) is used in the selection process by a consortium of UK university Medical and Dental Schools.
There are 5 sections which are converted to scale scores in the range 300 to 900.
A total scale score is generated by summing the individual scale scores of Verbal
Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning and Abstract Reasoning. In 2018, the scale
score ranges from 1200 to 3600. A strong candidate should target 2900+.
Verbal Reasoning VR 文本推理 tests your skills in critically evaluating written information by assessing your logical-thinking skills.
Decision Making DM 决策推断 evaluates the application of logic to arrive at a conclusionas well as consider arguments and statistics. Candidates giving the exam in 2016 will not receive a score for this section.
Quantitative Reasoning QR 定量推理 assesses logical-thinking abilities with regards to critically evaluating information that is presented in quantitative formats.
Abstract Reasoning AR 抽象推理 examines convergent and divergent patterns to recognise patterns and relationships from the presented patterns.
Situational Judgement Test SJT 情景分析 checks your ability to recognise important factors in real world situations and comprehending ways to resolve conflicts; the tests determines how closely your responses align with the General Medical Council’s values.