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University Admission Tests

Depending on your chosen institution and course, you may need to take an admissions test as part of your application (some joint degree courses require you to take two tests). As well as being an entry requirement, an admissions test gives you the chance to show your potential to succeed on your course.

You can take the following tests at Barking Abbey. Please apply using the online form by the deadline shown:


BMAT : BioMedical Admissions Test: Thursday 28 September

CAT: Classics Admissions Test: Thursday 12 October

ELAT: English Literature Admissions Test: Thursday 12 October

MAT: Maths Aptitude Test: Thursday 12 October

HAT: History Aptitude Test: Thursday 12 October

PAT: Physics Aptitude Test: Thursday 12 October

TSA’s: Thinking Skills Assessments OXFORD: Thursday 12 October

STEP: Sixth Term Exam Paper {Maths}: Thursday 19 April 2018

University of Cambridge pre-interview assessment: Thursday 12 October

Test of Mathematics for University admission: Thursday 28 September

If you have applied externally for the LNAT: Law National Aptitude Test: Please see an Exams Officer