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Mastering the UCAT, Third Edition

3rd Edition

By Dr Christopher Nordstrom, Christopher Nordstrom, George Rendel, Dr Ricardo Tavares, Ricardo Tavares

CRC Press

230 pages | 45 B/W Illus.

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Drawing on The Medic Portal’s established track record, the third edition of this popular revision aid, retitled Mastering the UCAT to reflect the extension of the former UK-specific exam to prospective medical and dental students in Australia and New Zealand, takes you, step by step, through the proven techniques that have already helped thousands of our students achieve top scores. Our expert authors deconstruct all question types before leading you through core strategies, common pitfalls and top tips – as well as the tactics examiners use to trip you up.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Chapter 1: Verbal Reasoning. Chapter 2: Decision Making. Chapter 3: Quantitative Reasoning. Chapter 4: Abstract Reasoning. Chapter 5: Situational Judgement Test.

About the Authors

Dr Christopher Nordstrom graduated from University College London with a prize-winning degree in medicine and a first-class honours degree in neuroscience. He undertook medical training in London and now works as a senior doctor in emergency medicine and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine. Christopher has been involved in medical education for over 10 years, completing a PgCert in Clinical Education and gaining a Fellowship in the Higher Education Academy. He has received written praise for his teaching from hospitals and universities, including Imperial College London and University College London. His academic achievements include publications in world-renowned journals, published original research and regular presentations and national and international conferences. He has also peer-reviewed for the British Medical Journal and is one of the UK’s leading UCAT and BMAT experts, regularly speaking at national events including the Royal Society of Medicine’s Career Day. George Rendel graduated from the University of Leeds with a prize-winning, first-class degree in English. He has used his academic understanding of the English language and his experience in journalism and publishing to become a leading expert in the verbal reasoning and essay writing components of the UCAT and BMAT examinations. He has worked in educational publishing for Pearson and in consulting for Accenture. Dr Ricardo Tavares completed his prize-winning Medical Sciences Masters undergraduate degree at Oxford University and went on to finish his medical MBBS training at University College London Medical School. He carried out his foundation training within the Imperial College Deanery before starting specialist registrar training in radiology. Ricardo has several years of experience teaching medicine, both as part of a select group at Imperial College and as a clinical methods teaching tutor for Imperial College medical students. He has been published in leading international journals, spoken at numerous national conferences, and teaches on the clinical MD programme for the University of Buckingham Internal Medicine degree.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General