Can I Retake the UCAT ANZ?

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‘I didn’t get a good enough UCAT ANZ score - what should I do?’
‘Can I retake the UCAT ANZ?’
‘Retaking the UCAT ANZ this year..any words of advice?’

Students who don’t make it into medical or dental school the first time around often ask us these questions.

Don’t panic, if you need to take the UCAT ANZ again, we’ve got you covered.

Medify has completely rehauled our Online UCAT ANZ Course to give you the best possible chance of getting accepted.

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How long is my UCAT ANZ score valid for?

Your UCAT ANZ score is valid for one year. If you sat the UCAT ANZ in 2020, it can only be used for admission to courses starting in 2021. 

You must take the UCAT ANZ in 2021 if you want to apply to a medical or dental programme starting in 2022.

Can I retake the UCAT ANZ?

Yes, you can retake the UCAT ANZ as many times as you want, but you can only take it once in a calendar year. 

How about the UCAT (UK)?

The UCAT (UK) and UCAT ANZ are two names for the same test and the UCAT ANZ can be used for admission to UK medical and dental schools

Therefore, you can only take one of UCAT or UCAT ANZ in a calendar year. 

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Will retaking the UCAT ANZ improve my score?

Retaking the UCAT ANZ gives you a number of advantages:

  • You will have more time to prepare for the UCAT ANZ, building on the previous test knowledge and skills.
  • You will be more aware of your weaknesses and be able to focus your efforts.
  • You will be more familiar with the exam, reducing anxiety and stress.

With diligent preparation, you will have a good chance of significantly improving your UCAT ANZ score.

Medify just got even better

Did you prepare for the UCAT ANZ with Medify before?

We are excited to announce that we’ve added 10,000 extra questions to our Online UCAT ANZ Course, taking the total number of practice questions to 20,000+. This is by far the largest question bank available in the world.

Even if you’ve used Medify before, you will have plenty of extra questions to practise with!

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