Do I need to sit the UMAT?

You will need to sit the UMAT if you wish to apply for any of the following courses...

 

 Charles Darwin University:

  • Bachelor of Clinical Sciences

Flinders University:

  • Bachelor of Clinical Sciences, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

The University of New South Wales:

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  • Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

The University of Newcastle/University of New England:

  • Bachelor of Medicine - Joint Medical Program (JMP)

The University of Western Sydney:

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

Charles Sturt University:

  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery

The University of Adelaide:

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery

The University of Tasmania:

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

LaTrobe University:

  • Bachelor of Health Sciences (Dentistry)/Master of Dentistry, non-school leavers only

Monash University:

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

University of Auckland:

  • Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery

University of Otago:

  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

 

About the UMAT

The UMAT test aims to assess general skills and attributes that students would have gained through previous experience and learning rather than their academic abilities. These attributes include things like: critical thinking, problem solving, understanding people and abstract non-verbal reasoning. These attributes are very important for medical and health science professionals to have in addition to their academic knowledge. 

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