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UCAT ANZ Australia and New Zealand, Registration, Eligibility, Test Format

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What is UCAT ANZ?

UCAT ANZ (University Clinical Aptitude Test) is a test for admission to medical, dental and clinical science degree programmes in universities in Australia and New Zealand. The UCAT ANZ replaced the UMAT (Undergraduate Medicine and Health Sciences Admission Test) in 2019.

Medical Universities in Australia and New Zealand consider the UCAT ANZ Score to admit candidates for medicine/dentistry/clinical sciences programmes in their universities.

The UCAT ANZ test analyses the applicant’s professional and behavioural traits that are required for new doctors and dentists to succeed in their clinical careers. It is used in collaboration with other admissions processes such as interviews and academic qualifications.

UCAT ANZ Eligibility

  • Candidates should have completed or going to finish secondary school level or higher.
  • Undergraduate Candidates are also eligible to sit for the UCAT ANZ Test
  • Students who are currently at year 11 or lower aren’t qualified to appear in UCAT ANZ

UCAT ANZ Test Pattern

UCAT ANZ Computerized test consists of 5 sections with the following proportions

UCAT Test SectionsQuestionsTime Allotted
Verbal Reasoning
Assesses the ability to critically evaluate information presented in a written form.
4421 minutes
Decision Making
Assesses the ability to make sound decisions and judgements using complex information.
2931 minutes
Quantitative Reasoning
Assesses the ability to critically evaluate information presented in a numerical form.
3625 minutes
Abstract Reasoning
Assesses the use of convergent and divergent thinking to infer relationships from information.
5012 minutes
Situational Judgement
Measures the capacity to understand real world situations and to identify critical factors and appropriate behaviour in dealing with them.
6626 minutes

UCAT ANZ 2023 Important Dates

Concession Scheme opens
Access Arrangements open  
To be notified
Booking OpensTo be notified
Concession application deadlineTo be notified
Access Arrangements application deadlineTo be notified
Late booking deadlineTo be notified
Cancellation deadlineTo be notified
Testing beginsTo be notified
Last testing dateTo be notified
Results delivered to universitiesTo be notified

UCAT ANZ Test Fees

Test fees

The following UCAT ANZ test fees will be charged for the 2022 test:

Tests taken in Australia or New Zealand$305
Concession Fee (Australia only)$199
Tests taken overseas / outside Australia and New Zealand$380
Late fee$85
Refund fee$50 of the test fee deducted*

More information about UCAT ANZ 2023 will be released in the coming days by the official UCAT website