UCAT Crash Course

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In A Nutshell

In A Nutshell

We know you’re busy. So here’s the essential information about the 6med UCAT Preparation Crash Course.

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Course Overview

Course Overview

One day. Is it enough to prepare you for the UCAT? Of course not. But it’s a great foundation.

One day. Is it enough to prepare you for the UCAT? Of course not. But it’s a great foundation.

The Schedule

10:00 - 17:30

Welcome to the UCAT Crash Course! In this introductory session we’ll cover the basics and get everyone on the same page. We’ll talk about each section briefly, how it’s scored and how universities will use your score.

This will provide a solid base for the rest of the course.

Verbal Reasoning tends to be the most time-pressured section of the UCAT. We’ll cover some time-saving strategies and go through each of the question types you will face such as “True, False, Can’t Tell” & “statement” questions.

We will also run through lots of practice questions so you can get a good feel for the section.

We’ll stop for a short breather to gather our thoughts and maybe cup of tea!

Quantitative Reasoning is pretty maths-heavy, but doesn’t go beyond GCSE level. There are broadly four question types here; Algebra, Statistics, Numbers and Geometry. We’ll run through our secret tactics for each question type, as well as some not-so-secret tips such as the calculator shortcuts.

We’ll also do some practice questions as a group for this section.

After an intensive morning, it’s time for a spot of lunch to recharge our batteries. You’ll need it!

The shapes and patterns section! Abstract Reasoning can be a tough section. Some students love it, others hate it. Either way, you’ll finish this session with a clear understanding of how to approach the questions and find the right answer. You will be familiarised with each of the patterns you can be asked about; shapes, frames and Set A/B.

Beware, you’ll be quizzed at the end!

Since Abstract Reasoning is a bit of a brain fryer, we’ll take another short break here to get ready for the next two sessions.

Decision Making is the (not so) new kid on the block for the UCAT. You have just over a minute per question, so you need to make good use of your time here. We will go through each question type you’ll be presented with and strategies you can employ to answer them quickly and correctly.

Situational Judgement is all about doing the right thing as a doctor – not always the most straightforward thing surprisingly! This will be a highly interactive session where you will be getting lots of SJT practice and guidance.

We’ll cover common questions that students get wrong, and the ones that are all but certainly going to come up.

Here’s the time to ask any burning questions you have. You are, of course, encouraged to ask questions throughout the day, but we find some time at the end of the day is helpful to reflect and consolidate what you’ve learnt.

And that’s the UCAT course complete!

UCAT Workbook

UCAT Workbook

Within the pages of the UCAT Workbook you’ll find valuable

tips and strategies to boost your UCAT Score.

Dates & Venues

Dates & Venues

We run our 2023 UCAT Crash Courses almost every weekend from June until September.

We run our 2024 UCAT Crash Courses almost every weekend from June until September. Our UCAT Crash Courses in 2024 will be held online. You can book your place by clicking the button below.

Experience our unique, truly engaging course format.

What is the UCAT Tutoring Bundle?

Our UCAT Tutoring Bundles include everything you’ll need to get a competitive score on the test. As well as access to the Crash Course, the bundles also include tuition hours, full access to UCAT.Ninja and a huge suite of revision materials. 

Here’s what’s included in each of our UCAT Bundles. 

£179

£149

Until 01/07

Teaching Hours: 4h | Resource Hours: 2h

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Resources

Extra Support

£799

£699

Until 01/07

Teaching Hours: 28h | Resource Hours: 30h

Teaching

Resources

Extra Support

£1,499

£1,299

Until 01/07

Teaching Hours: 56h | Resource Hours: 60h

Teaching

Resources

Extra Support

Looking for complete support for your whole application? Our Medicine Mastery Bundles feature support for the Personal Statement, UCAT and Interview. Explore the different options now to find out how we can guarantee your offer to med school!

UCAT Course Reviews

Hundreds and hundreds of students have attended our courses and loved them. In this page, you can find their unedited reviews of our courses.

FAQs

Got some questions about the UCAT Crash Course or UCAT Tutoring Bundle? You might just find the answer here. If not, you can always reach out to us and we’ll be happy to help!

Our UCAT Tutoring Bundles combine all of our UCAT support into one package. You’ll get different support based on the Bundle that you pick. The Essential Bundle has some 1-1 tutoring and UCAT revision notes. The Advanced Bundle, in comparison, has a ton of 1-1 tutoring, live courses, a UCAT question bank with 15,000+ questions, Personal Statement support and much more!

The Medicine Mastery Bundle combines all of our medicine applications into one, comprehensive collection. 

The Medicine Mastery Bundle includes:

  • 80+ hours of personalized tutoring
  • 4 mock interviews
  • 4 live courses (UCAT, Personal Statement, Interview, and MMI)
  • Full UCAT Ninja Question Bank access (revision notes, practice questions, full mock papers)
  • 3 workbooks (Personal Statement, UCAT, Interview)
  • Online courses for the Personal Statement, UCAT, and Interview
  • Pro Masterclass to get ahead in your first year of medical school
  • Medicine application consultation
  • Unlimited course attendance
  • Guaranteed place or continue for free

The best UCAT course is the one that is best aligned to you. Most students find a live course to be highly effective as you can ask questions to your course lead on the fly. You’ll also get access to the UCAT Masterclass, which is a 7 hour online course which allows you to learn at your own pace.

Of course, if it’s more than 14 days before the date of the course, you can change this for free! If it’s sooner than that, you can see check out our Terms & Conditions.

6med tutors have all scored highly in the UCAT and are vetted before they teach with us. We make sure that every UCAT tutor knows their stuff, are friendly, and most importantly, want to see you succeed!

You’ll receive your UCAT Workbook and UCAT Masterclass right after checking out. This contains ton of useful tips, tricks, and strategies that you can apply before and after the course to get ready for the UCAT.

We don’t really change our prices, however, if you’re after a great deal, the UCAT Bundle has a fantastic discount all year round.

We’d highly recommend that you have a list of questions and things that you want to ask the tutors on the day, and they’ll be more than happy to help you.

The course has a specific structure, where we go deep section by section. We do cover all the test, just keep asking questions on bits that you might be unsure of!

We have been running our UCAT Crash Courses for many years and have taught over 10,000 students. We’ve got a course rating of 4.87/5 (from 4,281 reviews) and 100% of students said they would recommend us.

We run our courses on a super-engaging platform which allows you to interact with your course leader and other students.

Plus you get a huge 300-page UCAT book and 7-hour online course to take away and absorb knowledge from!