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I don’t know what to expect in UCAT.

I heard that you can’t really study for UCAT.

I worry that I won’t be able to get into medicine because of UCAT.

Everything you need in one place for UCAT success.

From engaging theory lessons, effective exam strategies and techniques and the latest UCAT resources – it’s all here in the Matrix UCAT Preparation Course. We’ll equip you with the logical, analytical and critical thinking skills to solve even the trickiest questions easily and quickly.

Want to get into Medicine in 2020? Read our Beginners Guide to UCAT for everything you need to know about the UCAT exam!


Practise with the real thing!

Get UCAT exam ready with access to our online UCAT Exam replica.



The real UCAT exam is a 2-hour computer based test with 233 multiple choice questions. Get real exam experience with full access to the UCAT Masterclass featuring 5 full mock exams, easy-to-follow theory content, quizzes and intelligent reporting.

How we help our students ace UCAT

Gain the right techniques with our step-by-step approach to building your logical thinking abilities, critical thinking skills and moral and ethical standards.

Refine your comprehension skills.

Develop your ability to speed-read and understand passages of text.

Equipped with the essential comprehension skills, you’ll be able to determine whether specific conclusions can be drawn from the information presented.

Develop logical thinking abilities.

Learn to interpret complex textual or numerical information to make logical judgments or conclusions.

Equipped with the process for analysing 6 different types of Decision Making questions, you’ll be able to solve any unseen questions in a timely manner.

Watch our Decision Making Expert in action.

Train your numerical problem solving skills

Learn to use your mental maths to perform numerical calculations quickly and accurately.

Equipped with techniques to solve numerical problems, you’ll be able to perform calculations accurately under time pressure.

Watch our Quantitative Reasoning Expert in action.

Learn to map your thought process.

Improve your ability to infer relationships from information.

Equipped with over 15 techniques to quickly identify complex patterns amongst shapes, you’ll be able to solve each question in under 15 seconds.

Watch our Abstract Reasoning Expert in action.

Understand how to deal with moral and ethical concerns

Learn to identify critical moral and ethical concerns in real world medical and educational scenarios.

Equipped with framework for responding to situations involving moral and ethical concerns, you’ll be able to make better situational judgement.

Watch our Morals and Ethics Expert in action.

Get real exam experience with the Matrix UCAT Exam Simulator

Avoid surprises on test day. Test yourself with 6 full mock exams under timed conditions on the Matrix UCAT Exam Simulator powered by Learnable.

Never make the same mistake twice

Review your answers and learn from detailed explanations for each question in the quizzes and the Matrix Theory book.

Our UCAT Preparation Online Course Outline

Gain problem solving, critical thinking and people skills required for UCAT success.


Lesson 1

Verbal Reasoning

  • Learn to read and think carefully about information presented in passages and determine whether specific conclusions can be drawn from the information presented.
  • Train your ability to speed read passages of text and interpret information quickly.
  • Identify the 2 types of questions in the Verbal Reasoning subtest and develop targeted strategies for each question type.
  • Assess your UCAT readiness with an in-class quiz that mirrors the real UCAT exam.

Lesson 2

Decision Making

Lesson 3

Quantitative Reasoning

Lesson 4

Abstract Reasoning

Lesson 5

Situational Judgement

Online Resources

Access to UCAT Masterclass Online course

Our UCAT Preparation Course includes:

Experienced UCAT Teachers

Vast teaching experience with insights into exam techniques and an ability to explain concepts clearly.

Comprehensive Resources

A complete set of resources tailored for UCAT success including a guided theory book that has all the skills and techniques that you need.

Intensive Short Course

2 or 5 day engaging lessons where you will cover all the essential UCAT techniques thoroughly.

Online UCAT Exam Simulator

Two-hour computer-based UCAT tests to simulate the real UCAT exam.

Intelligent Reporting

Track your performance against your peers. Use actionable insights to identify your areas of improvement.

Small Class Sizes

Not a lecture style with hundreds of students. Our UCAT classes have a maximum class size of 18 students.

UCAT Preparation Online Course

Start Date: Monday 20 April 2020

End Date: Friday 24 April 2020

Enrolment closes on Tuesday 14 April


Meet Our Inspirational UCAT Experts

Dr Alex Argyros
BAdvSc(Hons) PhD

Alex specialises in the Verbal Reasoning and Abstract Reasoning Subtests. He is the Head of Science and has over ten years experience teaching at Matrix. He is the co-author of the Matrix Science program, course materials and assessments. He has been writing and teaching UMAT and UCAT courses for over 3 years.

Ashley Kim

Ashley specialises in the Decision Making and Quantitative Reasoning Subtests. She studied a Bachelor of Commerce and MBA at UNSW. She has been writing and teaching UMAT and UCAT courses for over 7 years. She is the CEO of Matrix Education.

Jason Ma
BAdvSc Mdc

Jason specialises in the Abstract Reasoning and Situational Judgement Subtests. He studied a Bachelor of Advanced Science and a Doctor of Medicine (MD) program at the University of Sydney. Jason has been teaching and tutoring at Matrix since 2013 and is a contributing author to the Matrix Biology and Junior Science resources.

Sophie Steains

Sophie specialises in the Verbal Reasoning and Situational Judgement Subtests. She has graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Arts and has been teaching English at Matrix for over 6 years. She has been writing and teaching UMAT and UCAT courses for over 3 years.

Peter Jurd
BSc(Hons) PhD

Peter specialises in the Decision Making and Quantitative Reasoning Subtests. Peter completed his PhD in Chemistry at the University of New South Wales. He is the Leading Chemistry Teacher at Matrix, with over 7 years of teaching experience.

Dr Emma Lindley
BSc(Hons) PhD

Emma specialises in the Abstract Reasoning subtest. Emma graduated from the University of Sydney with a PhD in Physics. Emma has had extensive Science teaching and tutoring experience since 2008 at USYD and through secondary schools and science programs.

Andrew Siu
Bsc BEd

Andrew specialises in the Decision Making and Quantitative Reasoning Subtests. Andrew has been teaching High School Maths for over 5 years. At Matrix, he is the Leading Maths Teacher and co-author of Maths resources. Before working at Matrix, he taught at Loreto Kirribilli, Chifley College and The Forest High School.

Daniel Tran
BMedChem(Hons) MPhil

Daniel specialises in the Abstract Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning Subtests. Daniel completed a Master of Philosophy (Science) at the University of Sydney. Daniel has taught HSC Maths and Science since 2013 and First Year Chemistry for the School of Chemistry at the University of Sydney.

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Our UCAT Preparation Online Course includes:


Classes taught by subject matter experts

Engaging theory lessons in a small class size environment

A full set of resources containing UCAT techniques and questions. Delivered to your home.

Access to UCAT Masterclass featuring our UCAT Exam Simulator to practise for the real exam

Intelligent Reporting for tracking your performance

Frequently Asked Questions

How long will I be able to access UCAT online course?

Students will be able to access the online videos and additional materials until 31 July 2020.

Do you have live streamed classes?

Our detailed video lessons allow for you to view and follow the lesson at your own pace – pause, replay or speed up videos for an on-demand learning experience. Pause to view, go to the bathroom, take notes in your Theory Book, and rewind to view parts of the lessons again.

Why choose Matrix Education to prepare for UCAT?

Matrix Education is the leading tutoring college in NSW. Having taught tens of thousands of students over 20 years we know what it takes to teach effectively and efficiently. Our experienced UCAT teachers are known to explain difficult concepts easily and help you gain exam skills you can practice on the UCAT Masterclass Exam Simulator. Read our Google reviews here.

What is UCAT and how can I better understand it?

New to UCAT? Want a better understand of UCAT? Read our guide to The Beginners Guide to UCAT which provides you comprehensive information you need to start your preparation for the University Clinical Aptitude Test, or UCAT.

Who can sit UCAT?

Anyone who is in the final year of high school (Year 12) can sit the UCAT. Those who have completed high school, in gap year, studying at university, graduates, postgraduates can also sit the UCAT.
Although Year 11 students cannot sit the official UCAT exam, they are able to attend our UCAT preparation course if they’d like to start preparing early on.

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