Helping you ace the UCAT

Whether it’s some expert guidance and fine-tuning to elevating your scores or simply finding your rhythm with the content, we can help. Our doctors have scored in the highest deciles; learn their tips and methods to ace your exam.

1. Individual session

All our focus is on you. Our 1-to-1 lessons are designed to find the best techniques and methods, helping you achieve the very best scores.

2. Building on strengths

By mapping your performance, you will see real-time improvements. We will work on your true weaknesses and prepare you thoroughly to combat these.

3. At your own pace

Speak with one of our doctors to find a package that’s right for you. We offer a range of different lesson plans, ranging from 1 hour onwards helping map out your prep in a way that’s right for you.

4. Bank of mock papers, guides & more

Outdated papers? No chance. MedAhead comes equipped with up to date papers, questions and guides.

The UCAT broken down

If you’re applying for Medicine in the UK, you’ll have heard of the UCAT (UKCAT). It’s one of two admissions tests commonly used for undergraduate medicine along with the BMAT. The UCAT comprises different sections, each helping demonstrate a particular skill that is valuable in future clinicians.

Take A Deeper Look

Verbal Reasoning

A comprehension test measuring your ability to read information quickly and draw appropriate conclusions.

Abstract Reasoning

Test your pattern recognition and spatial awareness by finding common trends in abstract shapes.

Decision Making

Use your logic, reasoning and rationality to make sense of textual and visual questions, drawing logical conclusions.

Situational Judgement

Place yourself in another’s shoes. Testing your ability to understand, empathise and react to real-life situations.

Quantitive Reasoning

Test your numeracy skills and critically evaluate data sets.

Supported by Qualified Doctors

1-to-1 focused sessions

MedAhead doctors know what it’s like to be in a classroom full of people and not being able to get the attention you need to really make an impact on your revision.

Each student is paired with a doctor who will guide you through the exam and help you work effectively through each section. All our teaching will be 1- to-1, and all the focus will be between the doctor and yourself.

“Everything was taught in a very relaxed manner, I did not feel stressed at all but learnt a lot.”

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UCAT Resources

Keeping UCAT papers fresh

Been through every online practice papers and all the textbook questions? We’ve got an extensive bank of mock papers and section-specific guides. Our resources are constantly updated ensuring our students have access to the highest quality practice materials.

Speak With A Tutor

Got some questions? Feel free to get in touch with our tutors at any time.

What’s included in our sessions?

How It Works

1. Section breakdown

Need help with one UCAT section or all? Our doctors have expert knowledge and years of experience to help cater specifically for our students. From improving comprehension, developing proven techniques to increasing fluency, we tailor our teaching for all students.

2. Understand common patterns

By applying methods that are proven to save time, improve mental arithmetic and train the brain to recognise patterns, the UCAT becomes easier and easier. Our doctors have years of training helping students master these skills helping students achieve their dream UCAT score.

3. Helping with verbal reasoning & decision making

Our lessons will focus on increasing comprehension as well as developing your reading speed. Learn to dissect text quickly whilst minimizing any information lost.

4. Confidence with arithmetics

Maths focused lessons to help students develop confidence with arithmetic used in Quantitative reasoning.

5. Good practices & situational judgement

Understanding common medical ethics as well as developing a neutral framework to help with situational judgement. Utilising frameworks written in GMCs ‘good medical practice’ guides.

How it works

The team at MedAhead understand that this is a very stressful time. The UCAT remains one of the hardest admissions tests and that’s why we’re here to make it as easy as possible.

Team up with our doctors who have been through the exam themselves and have a proven track record of successful students along the way. Gain confidence, don’t panic and grab the scores you need. We have the strategy to get you where you need to go.

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Choose your hours

MedAhead has designed different hours to fit your needs. Based on your current study position, you may just need 5 hours of UCAT tutoring just to polish up or you may need a little more help. We’ve got something for all stages of preparing for UCATs.

Pair up

Once you’ve selected the hours you need, we’ll pair you up with a doctor that will be your guiding buddy. That’s right, a doctor! We want you to be as comfortable as possible with your tutor, this eases the learning process. To maintain the quality of our work, we have experienced doctors who know the strategy and technique to ensure you sail through.

Study plans

Need a way to gain focus and set an agenda in play? Your UCAT tutor can help you create easy habits to maximise learning and can create a study plan that works around your schedule.


Incremental progress leads to bigger rewards. Working hard and sticking to your study plan can help you reach UCAT scores far beyond your expectation. We’re in it to win it.

Explore our UCAT packages

Take off some of the stress with your exam studies. We’re here to make you confident, knowledgeable and absolutely ready for your UCAT exams. No matter what it takes, no matter how many hours. Let’s do this.