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BMAT Guides

BMAT Guide: General info on the format, scoring and key dates

A short and concise bmat guide covering general information about the exam. The Biomedical Admissions Test (BMAT) gives you the chance to stand out from the crowd and show your potential to succeed in medical school. It tests your ability to apply scientific and mathematical knowledge, as well as problem-solving, critical thinking and written communication skills that are essential to studying medicine. What Is The BMAT? The Biomedical Admissions Test is a 2 hour, pen and paper examination, but in 2020 the exam will be computer-based. It is required for entry to a number of medical schools in the United Kingdom, Singapore and Netherlands as well as a selection of [Read More]

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BMAT Guides

How BMAT universities use the exam

BMAT universities have independent approaches to how they assess BMAT results. In this article, we will explore the different ways the exam is used. A BMAT score good enough for one university might not necessarily be good enough for another. BMAT universities place different emphasis on the exam, whilst some rely heavily on it to shortlist candidates to interviews others don’t. There is also the question of at what stage is the exam assessed? With many universities using the results to determine which candidates to interview, some universities look at BMAT results at later stages in making their final decision. Nonetheless, the test is a vital part of your application, [Read More]