The type of admissions test you should take depends predominantly on the course you choose to study, and the university you choose to study at. 

The exams are subject-specific tests taken by applicants for Medicine, Philosophy, Politics, Economics, Law, Mathematics and other related courses.

WE WILL MAKE ALL THE NECESSARY ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE LOCAL DELIVERY OF YOUR EXAM, INCLUDING:

  •     compliance with the regulations of each university
  •     arrangement of a suitable venue with appropriate facilities
  •     receipt of your exam materials and their secure storage
  •     dispatch of scripts via a reputable international courier to ensure safe and traceable delivery.

Do not hesitate to contact us if you do not find your test in the list below.

UGAA

The UGAA gives Admissions Selectors the opportunity to see a sample of an applicant's original work, produced under examination conditions, and seeks to assess applicants from a variety of backgrounds in a fair and equitable manner. The assessment is three hours long and will consist of English sections and a Mathematics section.

STEP

STEP (Sixth Term Examination Paper) Mathematics is a well-established mathematics examination designed to test candidates on questions that are similar in style to undergraduate mathematics.

STEP is used by the University of Cambridge and the University of Warwick. Other universities sometimes ask candidates to take STEP as part of their offer – in such cases, the university can advise on which papers to take.

The test consists of up to three 3-hour paper-based examinations: STEP 1, STEP 2 and STEP 3. Candidates are usually required to sit either one or two of the examinations, depending on the requirements of the universities they have applied to.

 

Please complete the registration form from below and send it to us.

BMAT

BioMedical Admissions Test is a subject-specific admissions test for applicants to medicine, veterinary medicine and similar courses at universities. BMAT is a 2-hour, pen-and-paper test divided into three sections.

CAT

The CAT is a subject-specific admissions test for applicants to all University of Oxford Classics and joint schools undergraduate degree courses. The test is divided into three papers: the Latin Translation Test, the Greek Translation Test and the Classics Language Aptitude Test (CLAT). Each paper is 1 hour. The number of papers you take depends on which course you are applying for. 

ELAT

English Literature Admissions Test is a pre-interview admissions test for applicants to English undergraduate courses at the University of Oxford. ELAT is a paper-based test lasting 90 minutes.

HAT

It is a 2-hour, subject-specific admissions test for applicants to the University of Oxford’s undergraduate degree courses in History and its joint schools.

MAT

It is a 2-hour 30-minute, subject-specific admissions test for applicants to the University of Oxford’s undergraduate degree courses in Mathematics, Computer Science and their joint degrees.

MLAT

The tests are for applicants to certain undergraduate degrees in Modern Languages, Linguistics and their joint schools at the University of Oxford.

The MLAT is a paper-based test, which consist of several parts for different language and linguistics courses, as well as a Philosophy paper for the joint course of Philosophy and Modern Languages. Candidates will need to take a maximum of two papers. The Philosophy paper is 60 minutes long, and each other paper lasts 30 minutes.

OLAT

It is a 30-minute admissions test for applicants to certain undergraduate degrees in Oriental Studies and its joint schools at the University of Oxford.

PAT

The Physics Aptitude Test is a paper-based test. It is a 2-hour, subject-specific admissions test for applicants to all University of Oxford Engineering, Materials Science and Physics undergraduate degree courses.

TMUA

If you are applying to study Mathematics courses at Durham University, Lancaster University, the University of Warwick, the University of Sheffield or the University of Southampton, you are encouraged to take this test as part of your application. The test is not compulsory, however a good performance on this test may result in a reduced offer. You will also be able to share your results with the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) if you're applying to study Mathematics and Economics or Mathematics with Economics.

The test is 2 hours 30 minutes long. It has two papers which are taken consecutively.

TSA

The Thinking Skills Assessment (TSA) Cambridge is a 90-minute multiple-choice test, which is used for applicants to Land Economy at the University of Cambridge.

The Thinking Skills Assessment (TSA) Oxford is a 2-hour pre-interview test for applicants to undergraduate courses at the University of Oxford.

The Thinking Skills Assessment (TSA) UCL is a 90-minute, multiple-choice test, which is used for applicants to R990 European Social and Political Studies (ESPS) and R992 European Social and Political Studies (ESPS): Dual Degree at UCL.

University of Cambridge pre-interview assessments

You can find here the list of courses with pre-interview written assessments.

 

Disclaimer

The British Council and the examining boards take all reasonable steps to provide continuity of service. Therefore, please understand that we cannot be held responsible for any interruptions caused by circumstances beyond our control. If examinations or their results are disrupted, cancelled or delayed, every effort will be made to resume normal service as soon as possible. The British Council’s liability will be limited to the refund of the registration fee or retesting at a later date.

How do you register?

LSE UGAA Please send us the Entry Formot and the payment proof*(print screen is acceptable) to our customer serives before the deadline. For the 6 March 2018 UGAA test the application deadline is 9 February 2018, 12:00PM.
STEP 1-2-3 Please download and send us the completed application form from the link at the bottom of this page. Please note that we must receive your application and payment proof before deadline. 
Admissions Tests (BMAT, HAT, stb) Please download and send us the completed application form from the link at the bottom of this page. Please note that we must receive your application and payment proof before deadline. 

Fees

Fees of the admission examinations are valid between 15/05/2018 and 31/03/2019.

Our fees do not include costs charged by the exam board. Please get in touch with the exam board to discuss their costs.  

Our fees are as follows:

Exam Duration

Administration Fee

2-hour or shorter written exam 29,000 Ft
2.5-hour or longer written exam 47,000 Ft

Invoicing

Please note that we are unable to issue an invoice after the payment of an exam fee has been made. To receive an invoice, please contact us.

Bank details

Bank account number:

Citibank Zrt. 10800007-77237006-00000000
BAnk account holder: British Council Hungary
Address: 1075 Budapest, Madách Imre út 13-14.

Please make sure you indicate your name, the date and name of your exam, e.g. Péterfi Erika, March, UGAA

For bank transfers from abroad, you will need the following data:

Address of Citibank Zrt.:1051 Budapest, Szabadság tér 7.,
IBAN code: HU46 1080 0007 7723 7006 0000 0000,
SWIFT code: CITIHUHX

When paying the exam fee by bank transfer, please ensure that the British Council receives the full amount, all applicable banking charges have to be borne by the transferor. This is particularly important when transferring the exam fee from abroad. Your registration can only be finalised after the full exam fee has arrived into our bank account. Thank you for your understanding.

 

Once you have made the payment, please send us the bank transfer receipt with the rest of your registration documents to information@britishcouncil.hu

 

IMPORTANT: It's not possible to pay by cash.

The Citibank branch below can receive cash payments:

2-4 Huba Street, Budapest, 1134 (at ‘Dózsa György út’ underground station)

Opening hours:

Monday – Thursday: 8:00 – 15:30

 

Friday: 8:00 – 14:30

Cancellation policy

100% REFUND

If you cancel your registration 5 working days before your exam, you are entitled to a 100% refund of the exam fee. Please send your cancellation mail to information@britishcouncil.hu.

75% REFUND

If you cancel your registration less than 5 working days before your exam (even if you registered less than 5 weeks before the test date), you are entitled to a 75% refund of the registration fee only if the request is made due to:

•     the candidate’s serious illness (e.g. hospital admission)

•     the death of a close family member

•     hardship/trauma, e.g. a traffic accident

•     military service

 

NO REFUND

Candidates who cancelled their registrations less than 5 working days before the test date are not entitled to a refund if:

•     the cause is different from those listed above

•     the application is not accompanied by appropriate official documentation and/or evidence

•     the application is made later than 5 working days after the test date

Result

For information regarding your examination results, please contact your university.