Depending on where you apply and what you study, you might need to take an extra exam to secure your place at university. Read on to find out more...
Finally, if you want to take a graduate degree in medicine after getting a degree in another subject, you might have to take the GAMSAT. This stands for Graduate Australian Medical School Admissions Test, but it's used in Britain and Ireland as well as Australia.
The STEP is made up of three maths papers, but you'll usually only have to take two of them. Each paper asks you to answer six questions from a choice of 13.
Find out more about preparing for STEP
- Computer Science
- Land Economy
- Natural Sciences (Physical and Biological)
- Politics, Psychology and Sociology (PPS)
The Oxford TSA is for students applying for:
- Politics, Philosophy and Economics
- Experimental Psychology
- Economics and Management
- Psychology and Philosophy
The tests are very similar, and as the name suggests they test how you think rather than your knowledge.
The university should tell you in advance of the interview if you will be taking an additional test, but don't be afraid to ask them to confirm if you're not sure.
Remember that the test might be discussed in the interview itself – so make sure you remember what you wrote in it!