The UCAT (UKCAT) comprises of five sections
Verbal Reasoning 44 Questions 21 Mins
The “Verbal Reasoning” sub-test of the UCAT determines your skills in critically evaluating written information by assessing your logical-thinking skills. This section requires students to be very discerning in order to understand the information the passage provides.
Quantitative Reasoning 36 Questions 25 Mins
The UCAT Quantitative Reasoning sub-test assesses logical-thinking abilities with regards to critically evaluating quantitative information. The section itself covers three major topic areas – problem solving, medical & research applications and data interpretation.
Decision Making 29 Questions 31 Mins
The Decision Making Test evaluates the application of logic to arrive at a conclusion, as well as consider arguments and statistics. Questions will be associated with either text, charts, graphs, tables, or diagrams, with additional information embedded within the question itself.
Situational Judgement 66 Questions 26 Mins
The Situational Judgement sub-test measures your ability to recognise important factors in real world situations and comprehending ways to resolve conflicts. It also determines how closely your responses aligns with the General Medical Council’s values.
Abstract Reasoning 50 Questions 12 Mins
The Abstract Reasoning sub-test examines convergent and divergent patterns to recognise patterns and relationships from the presented patterns.