Lecture

ABOUT UCAT

Your Will, Our Guidance

Conquer the UCAT

Our scaffold for success...

LEARN

Become accustomed to the ins and outs of UCAT with our interactive tuition services, catered specifically to match your learning style.

PRACTICE

Countless questions and mini mock tests for each subsection of the UCAT to ensure your knowledge and skill base is solidified.

SIMULATE

Full trial exams simulating the real exam to pinpoint. Allows isolation and elimination of  every weakness to ensure outstanding results.

REVIEW

Online and in person reviews to ensure students have a thorough understanding and sufficient practice in how to approach every question type.

An approach that works..

To maximise success on the UCAT Exam, we use a 3 Step Approach:

Step 1: Understanding the UCAT

Learning about the 5 Sections of the UCAT and what they are comprised of.

Step 2: Executing the UCAT

Sample Questions and basic strategies on how to master the each of the 5 sections of the UCAT as well as detailed feedback and improvement techniques.

Step 3: Understanding the UCAT

Advanced strategies, timed tests and full practice exams to mimic the real exam to ensure implementation and solidification of successful exam techniques and tips.

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3 DAY REVISION CRASH COURSE

FINAL STEP TO SUCCESS...

Session 1: Revision of Basics

Revision of basic UCAT questions and general exam strategies with our top UCAT tutors. With the exam so close this course caters for the best on how they can become better.

Session 2: Advanced Secrets

Final tips and tricks to further maximise your score by learning how to approach and tackle a question in the quickest, easiest and most accurate way. These secrets will improve your final score significantly!

Session 3: Practice Test + Feedback

Put it all into practice by doing a brand new UCAT practice exam with carefully handpicked questions to precisely simulate UCAT.

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10 Week UCAT Blueprint

Our team at Dr.Med has carefully curated a 10 Week UCAT Blueprint to ensure a high level of skillset and knowledge base to maximise success in the UCAT.

This involves 10 weeks of 2 hour classes as modelled below: 

CLASS 1: GENERAL OVERVIEW

  • Involving practice questions from each of the 5 subsections exposing students to popular question styles and helping them identify their specific weaknesses. 

CLASS 2-6: SUBSECTIONS OF THE UCAT

  • Each class focuses on one of the five subsections of the UCAT exposing them to the subtypes of questions in each section as well as specific skills required to tackle those questions.

CLASS 7: MOCK TEST 1 + REVIEW

  • Student's first exposure to UCAT timed questions allowing them to develop skills required to change their thinking from one section to another, manipulate their current skill base to tackle any new styles of questions, work under pressure, implement time management strategies as well as identify any weaknesses they may have. 

CLASS 8: MOCK TEST 2 + REVIEW 

  • Allows students to track their improvements, facilitates learning by including the more rare question types so that you are able to stand out with your preparation and in your performance. 

CLASS 9: FULL MOCK EXAM (2.5hr)

  • A real exam simulation allowing students to gauge their performance in comparison to other students and also develop skills to eliminate any extraneous factors that may impact exam performance.

CLASS 10: FULL MOCK EXAM (2.5hr)

  • Question-by-question review of the exam by our senior tutors as well as additional tips and tricks by past successful students to ensure you go into the UCAT as prepared as possible and perform at your maximum potential.

All our classes involve take home practice questions, class notes and worked solutions. 

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FAQ about UCAT

What is the UCAT? 

UCAT (University Clinical Aptitude Test) is one of three factors most universities in Australia and New Zealand have begun to use to select students for highly competitive health related careers like dentistry and medicine. The other two factors are high school performance in final exams and interviews but the weighting of these varies for each university.

The UCAT is a two hour examination conducted on a computer which aims to assess the personality traits and mental abilities deemed necessary by universities for students wanting to become competent physicians in the fields of dentistry and medicine

When is the UCAT? 

UCAT (University Clinical Aptitude Test) is one of three factors most universities in Australia and New Zealand have began to use to select students for highly competitive health related careers like dentistry and medicine. The other two factors are high school performance in final exams and interviews but the weighting of these varies for each university.

The UCAT is a two hour examination conducted on a computer which aims to assess the personality traits and mental abilities deemed necessary by universities for students wanting to become competent physicians in the fields of dentistry and medicine

What's in the UCAT? 

This computer-based multiple choice exam consists of 5 separate subjects which include:

  • Verbal Reasoning (44 questions, 21 minutes test time): The most time pressured section of the exam - examines a student’s ability to scan the information provided for important statements and make accurate and quick deductions

  • Decision Making (29 questions, 32 minutes test time): Tests a student’s ability to apply reason and logic to a problem presented and make prompt and accurate decisions with sound reasoning

  • Quantitative Reasoning (36 questions, 24 minutes test time): Examines a student's ability to use basic numerical skills and manipulation of formulas to arrive at the final answer

  • Abstract Reasoning (55 questions, 13 minutes test time): Tests a student's ability to critically think in order to evaluate and generate a hypothesis that works in the situation presented

  • Situational Judgement (69 questions, 26 minutes test time): Assess the core values students need as a doctor such as empathy, integrity, patient centred care, communication and ethics and allows students to rank how important or appropriate a given action is.

Who requires the UCAT?

UCAT is a mandatory pre-requisite for admission into the majority of health-related courses in New Zealand and Australia. Since August 2018, UCAT is required for the following courses:

Dentistry - The University of Western Australia, University of Otago,  The University of Queensland, The University of Adelaide

Medicine – University of Adelaide, The University of Auckland, University of Otago, Western Sydney University, University of Tasmania, The University of Western Australia, The University of Queensland, University of New England, The University of New South Wales, University of Newcastle, Curtin University, Monash University

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