Medical School Applications

Admittance to the Degree Course in Medicine and Surgery is subject to selection through Humanitas University Admissions Tests. 130 places available each year.

2018 admissions

Admittance to the Degree Course in Medicine and Surgery is subject to selection through Humanitas University’s Admissions Test. 

130 places available: 80 places for European students and 50 places for non-European students.

Non-European students

  • 2018 Medical Admissions Test: UKCAT
  • When & Where: March 27th/ April 4th/ April 12th; 40 countries worldwide (see the full list of TEST CENTERS
  • 10 scholarships up to 10.000€/year will be assigned to non-EU students who will rank in the first 10 positions 
  • If you already sat UKCAT between July and October 2017 you do not need to sit the test again: you can just submit your results!

 

European students

  • 2018 Medical Admissions Test: IMAT
  • When & Where: September 7th; across Europe 

Humanitas UKCAT Test centers

Limited seats available at each test center: complete your application asap to sit the test in your city.

 

CountryTest Centre
AustraliaMelbourne
BrazilSao Paulo
CanadaToronto
EgyptCairo
FranceParis
GermanyFrankfurt
GhanaAccra
IndiaChennai
IndiaCochin
IndiaPune
IndiaMumbai
IndiaBangalore
IndiaDelhi
IndiaCalcutta
IsraelTel Aviv
ItalyMilan
ItalyRome
KenyaNairobi
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur
LebanonBeirut
NigeriaLagos
PakistanLahore
QatarDoha
RussiaMoscow
Saudi ArabiaRiyad
Saudi ArabiaJeddah
SingaporeSingapore
South AfricaJohannesburg
TaiwanTaipei
TurkeyIstanbul
UAEDubai
UKLondon
UKManchester
USANew York
USABoston
USAMiami
USALos Angeles
USAHouston
USAChicago

How to apply

All candidates must submit their application through Humanitas University Application form

Key dates

Test dateApplication closes on
March 27thMarch 20th
April 4thMarch 28th
April 12thApril 5th

I’m a new candidate. What should I do?

  1. Fill in Humanitas University Application Form
  2. Choose your test date and location limited seats available at each test center
  3. Pay the test fee of 135€ by credit card
  4. Wait for the rest of the Application Form to load and insert all the requested data*

*If we do not receive all the requested info, YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT BE VALID and you will not be allowed to sit the test.

Upon applying for the Humanitas UKCAT test, you will be automatically considered for the scholarship assignation and you will be entitled if you rank among the first 10 positions. No further application required.

 

I already sat UKCAT in July-October 2017. What should I do?

No need to sit the test again, you can choose to be included in the ranking on the basis of the UKCAT score achieved in July-October 2017: 

  • fill in Humanitas University Application Form
  • submit your 2017 UKCAT data (ID, score, ecc)
  • pay the application fee of 50 € by credit card
  • wait for the rest of the Application Form to load and insert all the requested data*

Admissions requirements

Non-European students:

  • have a non-EU citizenship;
  • have NO additional Italian citizenship;
  • do not live in Italy.

Full requirements on the Call for Applications.

European students:

  • have a EU citizenship*** or a citizenship of Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Republic of San Marino  OR

 

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • secondary school certificate obtained after at least 12 years of education, accompanied by the Declaration of Value issued by the Italian diplomatic authorities;
  • if your local school system provides for 11 or 10 years of schooling, the title is valid when integrated with 1 or 2 years of university.

Specific requirements apply to UK, US, IB and other diplomas. Please check out the full requirements reported in Annex A of the Call for Applications.

 

For Candidates Holding US Diplomas

  • 3 APs (Advanced Placements) in Medicine and Science related subjects or
  • two years of college education or
  • one year of college education and 4 APs (as above).

For candidates holding UK diplomas

  • 3 A-levels in Medicine and Science related subjects

For candidates holding International Baccalaureate diplomas

  • IB obtained after 12 years of education
  • IBs obtained after 11 years of schooling integrated with 1 year of university

The UKCAT test (non-EU students)

The UKCAT is a computer-based multiple choice test made of 5 subtests (Verbal Reasoning, Decision Making, Quantitative Reasoning, Abstract Reasoning and Situational Judgement).

The first 4 subtests are tests of cognitive ability:

SubtestNumber of questionsUKCAT Time (minutes)*UKCATSEN Time (minutes)**Min scoreMax score
Verbal Reasoning442227.5300900
Decision Making293240300900
Quantitative Reasoning362531.25300900
Abstract Reasoning551417.5300900
TOTAL13593116.2512003600

* each UKCAT subtest includes one minute of instruction. 
**each UKCATSEN (Special Education Needs) subtest time includes 2 minutes of instruction.

The UKCAT (Humanitas University) also includes a test of Situational Judgement (68 questions, 27 minutes) that will be not be taken into account for the generation of the ranking.

 

 

The IMAT Test (EU students)

In the IMAT test (International Medical Admissions Test) students are required to answer 60 multiple-choice questions with five response options in 100 minutes:

Humanitas Preparation Courses

Humanitas University periodically offers an intensive one-week course to help students prepare for the medical admissions test and the following university route. The course is specifically focused on logical and critical reasoning.

 

 

UKCAT Self Study Course by Kaplan

Kaplan Test Prep is a market-leading provider of preparation courses and has served millions of students since their founding over 75 years ago. They equip students with proven techniques and strategies to approach their tests with confidence and score higher.

To assist your preparation for the UKCAT® Humanitas, Kaplan Test Prep offers a UKCAT Self Study (Humanitas) course including 6 full-length practice tests,  tuition through 10 hours of video lessons, personalised score reports, a strategy book and more. Find out more.

The agreement between Kaplan and Humanitas grants you 10% off this course: apply for Humanitas UKCAT 2018 to get your promo code!

 

UKCAT free practice resources by Kaplan

Kaplan also provides free practice resources, with a short practice test to familiarise yourself with the exam.

 

UKCAT® is a registered trademark of the UKCAT Consortium, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.

 

UKCAT Test Tips & Tricks

We have collected 10 vital pieces of information and techniques that will help you take on the UKCAT:

 

Different textbooks for the preparation of the test are commercially available. Humanitas University does not provide any official material.

Read more about the test structure and experience.

 

Past IMAT papers download

Looking for study materials to practice for the Medical Admissions Test? Download here our past Key Papers (if not marked, all the correct answers are set to A):

Why
Humanitas
University?
An Established Institution

An Established Institution
Humanitas is a renowned healthcare institution that has offered Medical Degrees for well over a decade as a partner of the University of Milan.

An International Career

An International Career
Join our international medical community where classes are taught in English by experienced professors and medical doctors from around the world. Your degree will allow you to work as a MD in the EU and abroad.

Clinical Experience

Clinical Experience
Direct clinical experience is supported by a solid tutoring system and starts in your third year, which gives you considerable practical experience.

Innovative and Active Teaching

Innovative and Active Teaching
Humanitas curriculum is enhanced by a wide variety of active learning methods based on a student-centred approach (Problem-Based Learning, Case method, Concept maps, Simulated patients).

Milano and Italy

Milano and Italy
Enjoy the style, culture, gastronomy and entertainment of one of Europe's most exciting cities. Venture further to experience the delights of Italy or use the opportunity to learn Italian.

Advanced Research and Technology

Advanced Research and Technology
Humanitas can count on state-of-the-art technologies and research experience. A new simulation centre of 1000 sm, designed according to the highest technological standards, will be ready for autumn 2017.

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