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Tests and Submitted Work


As part of the assessment process most applicants will be required to take a subject-specific written admissions assessment, either with pre-registration required or not . You may also be asked to submit written work in advance of the interviews.
The details of precisely what is required for each subject can be found by looking at the University guidance.

Written Assessments

Applicants for the following subjects are required to take a test for which they must pre-register

  • Chemical Engineering & Biotechnology (ESAT)
  • Computer Science (TMUA)
  • Economics (TMUA)
  • Engineering (ESAT)
  • Law (LNAT)
  • Medicine (UCAT)
  • Natural Sciences (ESAT)
  • Veterinary Medicine (ESAT)

Applicants in some subjects will be asked to take a written assessment which does not require pre-registration.

Details will be provided here for 2025 applicants in the coming months.

Further information on all the Cambridge assessments can be found here.

Written Work

Candidates in the following subjects will be asked to submit an essay or essays or other writings in advance of the interviews: Anglo-Saxon, Norse & Celtic, Archaeology, Classics, Education, English, History, History and Modern Languages, History and Politics, Human Social & Political Sciences, Modern Languages, Music, Theology, Religion and Philosophy of Religion.