Humanitas UKCAT test will take place on 18 – 26 April 2017 worldwide. Candidates who already sat the UKCAT...
Non-EU Medical Admissions Test
The number of places available for non-EU citizens is established as 50 according to the 2017 Call for applications for non-EU citizens.
2017 Non-EU Medical Admissions Test will be UKCAT, a computer-based multiple choice test focused on logical and critical reasoning.
Humanitas UKCAT test will take place on 18 – 26 April 2017 in more than 100 countries worldwide. Candidates who already sat the UKCAT test between July and October 2016 do not need to sit the test again.
10 merit-based scholarships worth between 7.000 and 10.000 €/year each are available for students who will rank in the first 10 positions of the test ranking.
Verify your eligibility and school qualifications by checking the Admissions Requirements.
Read more about the UKCAT test and how to prepare.
You can apply as a non-European student if:
- you have a non-EU citizenship;
- you have NO additional Italian citizenship;
- you do not live in Italy.
Please note that citizens of United Kingdom, Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Switzerland and the Republic of San Marino are equated to European students and therefore they are not eligible for the present Call.
See article 2 of the Call for Applications for details.
Minimum Entry Requirements
In order to apply, you must possess a secondary school certificate or obtain it in the current school year.
A Diploma is valid if obtained after at least 12 years of education, accompanied by the Declaration of Value issued by the Italian diplomatic authorities that will be requested at enrollment. If the local school system provides for 11 or 10 years of schooling, the title is valid when integrated with 1 or 2 years of university.
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 Other Diplomas
See Annex A of the Call for Application.
How To Apply – Candidates with UKCAT 2016
If you already sat UKCAT in July-October 2016, 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 2016.
To submit your application:
- fill in Humanitas University Application Form*
- pay the application fee of 50 € by credit card or Paypal
within 25 April 2017 on penalty of exclusion.
*You will be asked to insert personal and contact information, residence address, information on your diploma and your UKCAT data (ID, score, ecc):
How To Apply – New Candidates
If you are a new candidate, in order to sit the test you have to register, book and pay.
Registration – CLOSED
In order to sit 2017 Humanitas UKCAT you must have completed Humanitas University Application Form and created an account on the Pearson VUE online registration system.
Booking and Payment – UKCAT/Pearson VUE
After completing the Pearson VUE registration by 11 April 2017, you will have to:
- book your test date and location*
- pay the test fee of £100 by 25 April 2017
*Humanitas UKCAT test will take place on 18 – 26 April 2017 in more than 100 countries worldwide. Test centre locations can be found here.
Booking and payment can be completed by 25 April 2017, but the number of seats available in each test centre is limited and subject to availability. Seats are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis according to the chronologic order of the booking until availability of the selected test centre is completed.
The UKCAT test
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:
|Subtest||Time (minutes)*||Number of questions||Min. score||Max score|
|Total (Verbal, Quantitative, Abstract)||61||135||900||2700|
* each UKCAT subtest includes one minute of instruction.
** In 2017 a new Decision Making subtest is being piloted. Candidates and Universities will not get a score for Decision Making.
The UKCAT (Humanitas University) also includes a test of Situational Judgement (36 questions, 27 minutes) that will be not be taken into account for the generation of the ranking.
Read more about the test structure and experience.
UKCAT Test Practice Materials
Candidates should prepare for their test using the free resources available in the Candidate Preparation Toolkit, including practice tests and tutorials developed by UKCAT.
UKCAT Test Tips & Tricks
We have collected 10 vital pieces of information and techniques that will help you take on the UKCAT:
Ranking List and Enrollment
The ranking list will be published on this page on 5 May 2017, maintaining anonymity.
According UKCAT rules test questions will not be disclosed nor the candidates can review answers provided during the test.
Admitted candidates will be able to enrol online between 6 and 11 May 2017.
The first instalment of € 4.156 must be paid mandatorily by May 11th on penalty of exclusion. From May 12th, the enrolment from reserve list will begin.
Not covered places will be filled according to the following procedure:
- publication of the number of places not covered on this page; candidates whose position in test ranking was immediatly beyond the number of places available will be admitted (reserve list);
- eligible candidates must enrol and pay the first instalment (4.156 €) within two working days from the day of publication of each reserve list by 6.00 p.m. of the second day;
- the procedure will be iterated until there are no more places available.
Further information is reported in the Call for Applications.