Admissions Testing

The assessments support selection and help to enable fair access to higher education, measuring applicants’ potential for success.

You can take selected Cambridge and Oxford university, and some workplace admissions tests in Helsinki! As well as being an entry requirement, an admissions test gives you the chance to show your potential to succeed.

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.

The assessments support selection and help to enable fair access to higher education and the workplace, measuring applicants’ potential for success. Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing is a part of the University of Cambridge.

Click here to learn more about the Cambridge admission testing and here to learn more about the tests available.

Admissions Testing BMAT February 2022+

For BMAT February 2022, you will take the test on your own computer at home or at another suitable location. The test will be monitored by a remote Proctor. You will receive detailed guidance about this before the test date. Read more and register here.

Admissions Testing November 2021: test session overview+

KEY REGISTRATION DATES

1 September – Registration opens. (You are welcome to submit your entry to Finnbrit before this date, but 1 September is the earliest you will receive a confirmation of your place at the test.)
29 September – Deadline to apply for modified papers (e.g. enlarged print).
30 September – Late entry fee of 50€ applies to BMAT and TMUA after this date.
14 October – Deadline for submitting your entry to Finnbrit. Deadline to apply for Access Arrangements (e.g. extra time). Deadline to apply for reimbursement of registration fees.

TEST DATES

3 November:
BioMedical Admissions Test (BMAT)
Economics Admissions Assessment (ECAA)
Engineering Admissions Assessment (ENGAA)
Natural Sciences Admissions Assessment (NSAA)
Classics Admissions Test (CAT)
Mathematics Admissions Test (MAT)
Modern Languages Admissions Test (MLAT)
Oriental Languages Aptitude Test (OLAT)
Philosophy Test

4 November:
Test of Mathematics for University Admission (TMUA)
English Literature Admissions Test (ELAT)
Thinking Skills Assessment Section 1 (TSA S1) for Cambridge
Thinking Skills Assessment (TSA) for Oxford
History Admissions Test (HAT)
Physics Aptitude Test (PAT)

All tests start at 11:00am local time.

TEST FORMATS

Computer-based tests:
BioMedical Admissions Test (BMAT)
Test of Mathematics for University Admission (TMUA)
Thinking Skills Assessment Section 1 (TSA S1) for Cambridge
Thinking Skills Assessment (TSA) for Oxford

All other tests are paper-based.

If the test you want to take is not listed on this page, please click here to read the Admissions Testing information page for test takers.

Click here for important information about the 2021 test session.

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