UCAT Information

UCAT is a computer based test that takes approximately 2 hours, and will be administered by Pearson VUE. Candidates will receive their score immediately after the test.

It comprises five sections: verbal reasoning, decision making, quantitative reasoning, abstract reasoning and situational judgement.

This page will go through each of the sections in detail. Please click on any of the sections for more information.

 

 UCAT Section

 Questions

 Time

 Verbal Reasoning  44  21 minutes test time
 Decision Making  29  31 minutes test time
 Quantitative Reasoning  36  24 minutes test time
 Abstract Reasoning  55  13 minutes test time
 Situational Judgement  69  26 minutes test time


* Note: Each section includes a 1 minute instruction section.

Section 1: Verbal Reasoning 

Assesses the ability to critically evaluate information presented in a written form.
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Section 2: Decision Making

Assesses the ability to make sound decisions and judgements using complex information.
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Section 3: Quantitative Reasoning

Assesses the ability to critically evaluate information presented in a numerical form.
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Section 4: Abstract Reasoning

Assesses the use of convergent and divergent thinking to infer relationships from information.
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Section 5: Situational Judgement

Measures the capacity to understand real world situations and to identify critical factors and appropriate behaviour in dealing with them.
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