Please note that the BMAT is now discontinued, and most universities will switch to the UCAT admissions test from 2024 onwards. See our comprehensive UCAT guide.
BMAT Section 2 Explained
Section 2 of the BMAT puts you through 27 questions in 30 minutes – giving you ~66 seconds per question.
It’s sometimes called the knowledge section, because it’s assessing your ability to apply GCSE-level scientific and mathematical knowledge. It tests similar skills to Section 1, except this time it’s asking you to apply what you already know.
Section 2 Structure
BMAT Section 2 requires you to answer 27 questions on the following topics:
This section is testing whether you have the knowledge to study courses related to biomedical sciences. This means you’ll need GCSE-level Science and Maths knowledge – and you may need some revision and/or science & maths tutoring to support your BMAT prep.