The Undergraduate Medicine and Health Sciences Admission Test (UMAT) is a 3-hour multiple choice test held in late July each year. It is used specifically to assist with the selection of students into second-year Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences degree programmes at undergraduate level at particular universities including the University of Otago.
For information on when and how to register for the UMAT please visit the ACER website.
All applicants seeking entry into second year Dentistry and Medicine must sit the UMAT to be eligible to apply for admission to these professional programmes.
From 2019, students who would have previously sat UMAT will instead sit the UCAT (University Clinical Aptitude Test) as part of their admissions process: