University and Careers

Key dates and deadlines

Admissions Tests 2022 – important date changes

18 October:

· BioMedical Admissions Test (BMAT)

· Test of Mathematics for University Admission (TMUA)

19 October:

· Engineering Admissions Assessment (ENGAA)

· Natural Sciences Admissions Assessment (NSAA)

2 November:

· Classics Admissions Test (CAT)

· Mathematics Admissions Test (MAT)

· Modern Languages Admissions Test (MLAT)

· Oriental Languages Aptitude Test (OLAT)

· Oxford English Literature Admissions Test (Oxford ELAT)

· History Admissions Test (HAT)

· Physics Aptitude Test (PAT)

· Philosophy Test

· Thinking Skills Assessment Section 1 (TSA S1)

· Thinking Skills Assessment (TSA)

Test formats

For 2022 all tests will be paper-based.

Registration dates:

1 September: Registration opens
16 September: Deadline to apply for modified papers (e.g. enlarged print)
30 September at 18:00 (BST): Final deadline for test centres to register candidates
Deadline to apply for Access Arrangements (e.g. extra time)
Deadline for withdrawing entries
Deadline for requesting a bursary voucher (further information will be available on our website).

Registration fees for BMAT – October 2022
Registration fee within the UK and EU: £75

Registration fees for TMUA - October 2022
Registration fee within the UK and EU: £75

UCAT (formally UKCAT)

Registration opens - 20th June 2022
Registration closes - 27th September 2022 (midday)
Testing deadline - 29th September 2022


Registration opens - 1st August 2022
Testing begins - 1st September 2022
Testing deadline (non Oxford) - 20th January 2022
Oxford applicants registration by - 15th September 2022
Testing deadline (Oxford) - 15th October 2022
Cambridge Univ. has its own law test.

Generic Registration form for BMAT and Oxbridge Tests to be completed before registering with Mrs Owen in the Examinations Office (please print off and take directly to Mrs Owen).