UKCAT key Dates (2018 Exam Cycle)

ukcat key dates

If you plan on taking the UKCAT I recommend taking note of key UKCAT dates and planning accordingly. This page is updated as soon as the official key dates are made available. 

UKCAT Key Dates

Registration Opens: Tuesday 01 May 2018

Bursary Scheme opens:  Tuesday 01 May 2018

Testing Begins: Monday 02 July 2018

Registration Closes: Tuesday 18 September 2018 at 5 pm

Bursary Deadline: Tuesday 18 September 2018 at 5 pm

Booking/Rescheduling Closes: Monday 01 October 2018 at midday

Last Testing Date: Tuesday 02 October 2018

UCAS Application Deadline: Monday 15 October 2018

Results Delivered to Universities: Early November 2018

Please note that testing begins in July and ends in October, depending on the availability of your preferred test location you can take your test anytime within that period, check out my article on the best time to take the UKCAT to help with picking the most suitable time to book your test.

Make sure to know the UKCAT key dates and fees, please note that taking the exam late costs more.  For a step-to-step guide on preparing for the exam check out the 2018 edition of my UKCAT study guide. It includes all the tips, techniques and strategies I used to achieve a score in the 90th Percentile. The 2017 Edition was bought by 1-in-7 candidates with 100% agreeing it improved their score (See Testimonials). Also get additional tips when you subscribe to my Free 90-day Newsletter includes exclusive tips for smashing the UKCAT and getting into medical or dental school. No spam just great content.

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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.