For Australia & New Zealand Medical School Programmes

The UCAT ANZ, University Clinical Aptitude Test for Australia and New Zealand is developed for medical, dental and clinical science degree programmes admission in Australia and New Zealand. It is an aptitude test to compliment your academic results.

A few things to note:

  • Only applicable to Australian citizens, permanent residents or New Zealand citizens
  • International applicants applying to ANZ universities are not required to take the UCAT ANZ, instead, ISAT may be required
  • The UCAT ANZ test has replaced the UMAT from 2019 (for university entry in 2020)
  • Test MUST be taken the same year that you apply to the university

Universities Requiring UCAT ANZ

  • The University of Adelaide : Medicine, Dental Surgery, Oral Health
  • Charles Sturt University : Dental Science
  • Curtin University : Medicine
  • Flinders University : Clinical Sciences, Medicine
  • Monash University : Medicine
  • The University of Newcastle / University of New England : Joint Medical Program
  • The University of New South Wales : Medicine
  • The University of Queensland : Medicine (provisional entry), Dental Science
  • University of Tasmania : Medicine
  • The University of Western Australia : Medicine (direct pathway), Dental Medicine (direct pathway)
  • Western Sydney University : Medicine
  • The University of Auckland : Medicine
  • University of Otago : Medicine, Dental Surgery

UCAT ANZ Test Format

UCAT ANZ Standard Test – 2 hour, multiple-choice, computer based test
UCATSEN ANZ – 25% Extra time (for candidates with special educational needs, disabilities or temporary injuries)

UCAT ANZ SubtestsNo. Of QuestionsDuration (includes 1 min per subtest
for instruction)
Verbal Reasoning: Assesses the ability to critically evaluate information presented in a written form44 (11 passages)22 minutes
Decision Making: Assesses the ability to make sound decisions and judgements using complex information2932 minutes
Quantitative Reasoning: Assesses the ability to critically evaluate information presented in a numerical form3625 minutes
Abstract Reasoning: Assesses the use of convergent and divergent thinking to infer relationships from information5514 minutes
Situational Judgement: Measures the capacity to understand real world situations and to identify critical factors and appropriate behaviour in dealing with them69 (21 scenarios)27 minutes

UCAT ANZ Scoring

Your UCAT ANZ is scored between 1200 to 3600 (total score of 4 subtests) with a banding for the Situational Judgement subtest.
Verbal Reasoning –  300 to 900
Decision Making –  300 to 900
Quantitative Reasoning –  300 to 900
Abstract Reasoning –  300 to 900
Situational Judgement –  Band 1 to 4 (1 the highest)

Online UCAT ANZ Course with Prep Zone Academy™

If you are an Australian or New Zealand citizen looking to prepare for the UCAT ANZ but are not currently living in Singapore – we have some good news for you! Developed by a team of veteran UCAT trainers, Prep Zone Academy™ is proud to offer our comprehensive UCAT ANZ individual course completely over the internet. You will receive a fully customisable schedule based on your current performance, and get undivided attention from our UCAT experts.

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