What is the BMAT?
The Biomedical Admissions Test (BMAT) is required by universities across the UK, Spain, the Netherlands, Thailand and Malaysia for entry into a medicine, or dentistry programme. It is a 2-hour paper-based test that is offered once a year in early November, Early September or February, and May for applicants in Europe and around the world.
Our Preparing for BMAT course will help you familiarise yourself with all aspects of the BMAT test, as well as developing your ability to think through problems and arguments critically and logically.
- Maths: Numerical Skills, Quadratics, Geometry, Probability
- Physics: Kinematics and Newtonian Mechanics
- Chemistry: Balancing Equations and determining moles
- Biology: Monohybrid crosses
- Completing a Scientific Knowledge mini timed test
- Identifying and drawing conclusions
- Assumptions and additional evidence
- Reasoning errors and logical fallacies
- Identifying principles and matching arguments
- Completing a Critical Thinking mini timed test
- Relevant data
- Visual and spatial reasoning
- Completing a Problem Solving mini timed test
- ICompleting a final BMAT Section 1 timed test
- Completing a final BMAT Section 2 timed test
- About the BMAT essay
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
Identify all key aspects of the BMAT
Recognise the different question types included in the BMAT
Develop key strategies for tackling specific question types, as well as more general advice
Understand how to think critically and logically
- Know how to deal with time pressure and maintain concentration
The minimum level of English required to participate in our courses is Upper Intermediate or B2 on the CEFR.