Institute of Education Study Notes

Monday, 21st October, 2019

Guidance Zone

Studying Medicine in the UK

Interested in studying Medicine in the UK in 2019?

Any student wishing to apply through the UCAS system for Medicine in the UK must take the UKCAT or BMAT admissions tests. These must be taken before the application deadline, 15 October 2018.

It is very important that all students go online and register for these tests in advance.


Online registration can be made here>>

Registration opens: 1 May at 9am

Registration closes: 18 September at 5pm

In Dublin there is a Test centre at New Horizons Ireland, Strand House, 22-24 Strand Street Great, Dublin 1.  Phone: (01) 889 8700


Online registration can be made here>>

Registration opens: 25 June 2018

Registration closes: 12 August 2018

The nearest test centre for BMAT and Oxbridge is Northeast College, Aston Villa, Drogheda, Co. Louth. Contact person: Evelyn Nomayo. Phone: 083 1458387.

Both websites above also contain past papers and sample papers which are an invaluable help in preparing for the actual tests.

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