Preparing for Medicine and Dentistry in the UK

As you embark on this challenging yet rewarding journey, we would like to provide crucial information to enhance your chances of gaining admission into these competitive programs.

The University Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT)

To increase your likelihood of acceptance into UK medical and dental schools, it is highly recommended to obtain an examination certificate from the University Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT). Many universities require this test as part of their admissions process, making it an essential step in your application.

Key Dates for UCAT 2024

  • UCAT Account Creation Opens: 14 May (09:30 BST)
  • Booking Opens: 18 June (06:00 BST)
  • Testing Starts: 8 July
  • Access Arrangement Application Deadline: 15 September (23:59 BST)
  • Booking Deadline: 19 September (12 noon BST)
  • UCAT Account Creation Closes: 19 September
  • Last Test Day: 26 September

Important Information

  • Test Booking Start Date: 18 June 2024
  • Test Period: 8 July 2024 to 26 September 2024

We advise booking the test as early as possible to ensure you can include the test results in your application. Since the UCAT is held only once during the year 2024, within the specified period, timely registration is crucial.

How to Register

To register and take the test, please use the following link: [UCAT Registration](

Preparation Resources

To assist in your preparation for the UCAT, here are some useful resources:

We strongly encourage you to utilize these resources to maximize your performance on the UCAT.

Final Thoughts

We wish you the best of success in your endeavors to pursue a career in medicine or dentistry. We are here to support you every step of the way.