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
  • 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 Key Dates 2022

Candidates taking the UCAT ANZ in 2022 for entry to universities in Australia and New Zealand in 2023 should note these key dates:

1 February 2022Concession Scheme opens
Access Arrangements open
1 March 2022Test Booking opens
10 May 2022Concession application deadline
17 May 2022Access Arrangements application deadline
Test Booking deadline
31 May 2022Late Booking deadline
3 June 2022Cancellation deadline
1 July 2022Testing begins
12 August 2022Last testing date
Early September 2022Results delivered to universities

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 the Situational Judgement subtest score given separately.
 Verbal Reasoning –  300 to 900
 Decision Making –  300 to 900
 Quantitative Reasoning –  300 to 900
 Abstract Reasoning –  300 to 900
 Situational Judgement –  300 to 900

UCAT ANZ Online Course

Online, Private & Completely Customisable UCAT ANZ Prep Course

Applying to Australian medical schools but struggling to find the testing requirements? If you are a student in Australia, you were previously asked to take the UMAT to qualify for admission. Watch out for the new rebranded test called “UCAT ANZ” that replaced it in 2019. Don’t confuse this with the UCAT required in the UK – the UCAT ANZ can sometimes be used for the UK, but not vice versa!

With a team of veteran UCAT trainers, we have developed an online 1-to-1 UCAT ANZ course specially for Australian and New Zealand citizens.
With this course, you will get:
  • A fully customised preparation schedule based on your current academic profile
  • Undivided 1-to-1 attention with a dedicated UCAT ANZ trainer
  • Decide each session’s content and focus

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For any inquiries, call our hotline at +91 22 26139491, or email us at mumbai@prep-zone.com.