Dating aptitude quiz
Candidates who are studying neither Latin nor Greek to A-level or equivalent (those applying for Course II) must take the Classics Language Aptitude Test.
All admissions tests (with the exception of the LNAT) are taken on Thursday 2 November 2017.Test: All candidates must take the Classics Admissions Test (CAT). For details please see the separate entry for Classics.Candidates intending to study Arabic, Turkish, Hebrew, or Persian must take the Language Aptitude Test within the CAT, even if they are taking Latin and/or Greek to A2 level (in addition to any other parts required).If you are not used to translating without these aids, then we suggest that you practise doing so, and try to learn vocabulary, before sitting the test.The results of the test are not considered in isolation but will be taken in to account along with all the other information from your application.It is now too late to register for any of our admissions tests.
Click on the links below to find sample papers for the different subjects listed to help you prepare to take a test or tests.
Test: All candidates for all Engineering courses must take the Physics Aptitude Test (PAT). Please note that the format of the Physics Aptitude Test has changed.
In 2017 multiple choice questions will be re-introduced and the physics and maths sections will be mixed up with one another rather than being two distinct sections.
Test: All applicants must take the Biomedical Admissions Test (BMAT). Late registrations are accepted up until 15 October, but there is an additional fee for this. Test: Candidates applying to study Chemistry (F100) must take the Thinking Skills Assessment: Section 1 (TSA S1) as part of their application. Tests: All candidates must take the Classics Admissions Test (CAT). This test is in three parts: the Latin test, the Greek test and the Classics Language Aptitude Test.
TSA S1 is a 90-minute test that consists of 50 multiple-choice thinking skills questions. Candidates who are studying Latin or Greek to A-level or equivalent (those applying for Course I) must take the test(s) in the language(s) you are studying.
These each consist of a short passage in prose and verse in the classical language, to be translated into English.