Here is a list of important dates when preparing to apply to college/university.
UK Medical School UCAS Application Deadlines
October 15th (year prior to the start date)
For Example – For a start date of September 2023, the application deadline is October 15th, 2022
Biomedical Admissions Test (BMAT)
For entry into medicine/dentistry/biomedical sciences programs for select UK, European and Asian universities.
Registration Deadline – September 30th
Test Date – October 18th
University Clinical Aptitude Test – (UCAT)
For entry into medicine/dentistry programs at UK universities
Registration Deadline - September 22nd
Last Test Date* - September 29th
*Please note that dates may vary depending on the test country and the availability of test centres
SAT International Test
Check College Board for subject availability -https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat-subject-tests/register/international-registration/test-dates-deadlines
Are there medicine/dentistry programs in the UK that are test optional? - The majority of schools require an admissions/aptitude test for entry.
What is the format of the GRE Test? - The exam comprises three sections: verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, and analytical writing. Online and paper-based testing are available.
What is a recommended score for GRE? - Recommended scores will vary by school and program. The verbal and quantitative sections are each based on a scoring scale of 130-170 while the writing section is based on a scoring scale of 0-6.
Are there MBA and/or graduate programs that do not require GRE or GMAT? There are programs that do not require GRE or the GMAT for admission. This will vary by school and in some cases, the study destination that you are considering.
Are there US institutions that do not require SATs for entry? - There are schools that are test optional, where SATs are not required for admission
What is a recommended SAT score? - Scores will vary by school and program. It is best to check with the school directly.
Is SAT subject test mandatory? - Typically, highly competitive and high demand programs such as engineering, may require subject test. This will vary by school.
Are there transfer pathway options into medicine programs in the UK? - There are a few schools that may consider transfer applications; however, there is still no guarantee for progression into medicine.
Can I apply to UK universities outside of UCAS? - There are some universities that will accept direct applications.