My Recommended Online UKCAT Course in 2018

my recommended online ukcat course

The UKCAT is a computer-based exam so online UKCAT courses that provide practice tests are a must-have in preparing for the exam. After reviewing 12 of the highest rated practice tests, I’ve shortlisted my final picks to prepare for the UKCAT 2018.

recommended ukcat practice test medify ukcat

The Medify UKCAT Online course is my pick for the year to attempt UKCAT practice tests, it includes over 4000 UKCAT practice questions, video tutorials, 3 full mocks, in-depth explanations and helpful performance tracking metrics to assess progress. I was particularly impressed with the interface of the course as it mimics closely to the real test, making it a great tool for attempting practise tests. The authors also include mini-mocks for  each section of the UKCAT for a more targeted preparation. 


  • Over 8424 practice questions
  • In-depth explanations and analysis
  • Free demo (Click here to access)
  • Video tutorials for each section of the UKCAT
  • Performance Tracking
  • Great interface that mimics the testing environment
  • 7 Full Mocks and 5 mini-mocks
  • Mini-mocks for each section
  • Very Flexible pricing packages – From 1 week (£30) to Season pass (£90)
  • They also offer extensions on their course, might come in handy if you reschedule your UKCAT.
  • UKCATSEN Supported


  • Not as many Decision Making questions compared to the other sections
  • Would have loved to see more lessons on the Situational Judgement section.


medic portal ukcat course

The Medic Portal UKCAT Online Course is another good online course for attempting UKCAT practice tests,  the course includes 7 hours of video lessons split into bite-size modules that cover in-depth strategies and exam techniques for each section of the UKCAT. Have a look at a sample tutorial from one of their abstract reasoning lessons. The course is heavily focused on exam techniques such as time saving techniques and pattern finding strategies.


  • Thousands of UKCAT Practice questions for each section of the UKCAT
  • Free demo (Click here to access)
  • Video Lessons for each section
  • Great interface that mimics the testing environment
  • 2 fully timed mocks
  • Performance tracked over time
  • UKCATSEN supported


  • Not much flexibility in pricing, only 4 weeks and 6 weeks
  • No extension package if you decide to re-schedule test.


kaplan ukcat course review

The Kaplan self-study UKCAT Online Course  is another great self-study course for UKCAT practice tests. The course offers extensive preparation material covering a free live channel for extra UKCAT lessons from Kaplan experts, 10-hr video lessons covering all sections of the exam, 6 full-length practice tests and more.


  • Thousands of practice questions including 6 practice tests.
  • 10hrs worth of video lessons
  • Focused quizzes for targeted preparation & “Mastery questions” to work on understanding of each subtest
  • New UKCAT Channel – extra UKCAT prep streamed whenever you want
  • Great preparation content on the Decision Making subtest
  • 2 months access to course
  • Extensions are available if you would like additional access.
  • Personalised reports to assess progress over time
  • ‘Prep till your ready’ guarantee – which means if you do not feel ready after completion of course you can opt-in again for FREE.


  • 2 month is the minimum duration of the course if you are looking for a short course. so wont be ideal if your test is in 2 – 4 weeks.


job test prep online ukcat course

The Job Test Prep UKCAT Online Course is my budget pick for the year for those looking to save a bit of money, readers can get an additional 20% OFF voucher with coupon UKCATBLOG20 at checkout. The JTP UKCAT online course is another great resource, it  includes 1400 practice questions, video tutorials, study guides and a mock test.


  • Over 1400 Practice Questions
  • 1 full- length and Stimulated Mock Exam
  • Free Practice Test (Click here to access)
  • Video Tutorials
  • Complete UKCAT study Guide – includes exam strategies and techniques.
  • Live Performance feedback – with Score Reports
  • Interview Preparation – Personality test and reading material.
  • Access on Mobile – Practice on the Go


  • No extension package if you reschedule your UKCAT, or need more time to prepare.
  • The course isn’t UKCATSEN supported
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Online UKCAT courses are a great way mimic the testing environment and put exam strategies to practice. However, I recommend having a strategy as you prepare for the exam.  I recommend using my UKCAT Study Guide in complement with online courses I share step-by-step the most effective way to use online courses to prepare for the UKCAT, and share advance exam strategies for each section, from time saving strategies in the Verbal Reasoning section to pattern finding strategies in the Abstract Reasoning section, I share it all…

The 2017 edition of my UKCAT study guide was bought by 1-in-7 applicants with 100% of readers agreeing it improved their score and 79% of readers achieving their target score (See Testimonials). You’ll learn everything from setting your target score to exam strategies for each section of the exam. Here is what you can expect to find inside:

  • How Universities Use The UKCAT (NEW)
  • How to determine and set your target UKCAT score
  • How to identify your weakest sections (UPDATED)
  • How to prioritise sections of the exam.
  • Proven exam strategies and techniques to improve your skill in each section: Verbal Reasoning, Abstract Reasoning, Decision Making, Quantitative Reasoning and Situational Judgement. (NEW STRATEGIES ADDED)
  • The most effective approach for practising sample questions and mock exams.
  • Recommended UKCAT practice books and how to use them (UPDATED)
  • Recommended UKCAT practice tests and how to use them. (UPDATED)
  • Recommended UKCAT courses and how to get the most out of them (UPDATED)
  • Advance tips, tactics, and techniques for boosting your studying efficacy
  • More exclusive content from my blog, (MORE ADDED)
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This year I’ve included additional features to help take your UKCAT preparation to the next level. They include the following

  • Private Facebook Group: Exclusive assess to the 2018 UKCAT BLOG Facebook Group – opportunity to get support from other applicants applying in the same cycle.
  • THE UKCAT BLOG Podcast: Free access to THE UKCAT PODCAST to help with boosting your UCAS application and preparing for the UKCAT.
  • 30-Day Study Plan: You can also enroll in a 30 day preparation challenge with the 30-day study plan.
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My name is Michael and I'm a Pharmacology graduate from the University of Manchester, I was able to improve my UK Clinical Aptitude Test (UKCAT) score from 2400 to 2840 and get offered a place at Warwick’s graduate-entry medical programme.