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BMAT vs. UCAT University requirements

Anyone wishing to study Medicine related courses will need to take an entrance exam, with the 2 most popular being the BioMedical Admissions Test (BMAT) and University Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT, formerly UKCAT). However, often it is hard to compare which entrance exam the universities that you are applying to need. So, to help you, we have compiled a list of universities and whether they require UCAT or BMAT. We hope this helps you in your application and wish you the best of luck!

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UCAT University BMAT
Y Anglia Ruskin University
Y Aston University
Brighton and Sussex Medical School Y
Y Cardiff University
Y Edge Hill University
Y Hull York Medical School
Imperial College London Y
Y Keele University (home/EU applicants)
Keele University (overseas applicants) Y
Y Kent and Medway Medical School
Y King’s College London Y
Lancaster University Y
Y Plymouth University
Y Queen Mary University of London
Y Queen’s University Belfast
Y St George’s, University of London
University College London Y
Y University of Aberdeen
Y University of Birmingham
Y University of Bristol
University of Cambridge Y
Y University of Dundee
Y University of East Anglia
Y University of Edinburgh
Y University of Exeter
Y University of Glasgow
University of Leeds Y
Y University of Leicester
Y University of Liverpool
Y University of Manchester
Y University of Manchester (international applicants)
Y University of Newcastle
Y University of Nottingham
University of Oxford Y
Y University of Sheffield
Y University of Southampton
Y University of St Andrews
Y University of Sunderland
Y University of Warwick

If you want to download the table above, you can do here: BMAT vs UCAT university requirements