Foundations UMAT Practice Course
The Foundations UMAT Practice Course (UMAT101) is a pre-medical course developed to enhance performance in all sections of the UMAT exam. The METC academic faculty designed this course. Consequently this allows students to leverage the knowledge and insights of experts in the field of medical education.
Aims of the course
The Foundations UMAT course aims to provide UMAT candidates with an intuitive understanding of all sections of the UMAT exam. Overall, the course focuses on content and complex reasoning skills habitually assessed in the UMAT exam. Members of the METC Institute pool of educational experts deliver these concepts and techniques.
The Academic Faculty of the METC Institute advises all students aiming for high-performance in UMAT to enrol in the Foundations UMAT Course.
In summary, students who complete the course should:
- Demonstrate and apply advanced reasoning skills in the domain of text-based and graphical stimuli
- Extrapolate from provisional data, and form and test plausible hypotheses based on such data via application of logical reasoning
- Identify, understand, and infer human emotions and behaviour from scenario stimuli including but not limited to excerpts of dialogue, literature, opinion pieces, and personal reflections, and finally
- Comprehend and logically deduce abstract and non-verbal problems via application of specific techniques in pattern analysis and non-verbal reasoning