TMUA Oxbridge Applications for 2023 entry

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University Admissions test TMUA

The TMUA:

  • Assesses mathematical thinking and reasoning skills.
  • Is needed for studying Maths. Or a Maths-related degree, such as Economics or Computing.
  • Results you receive are shared with the universities you’ve applied to. This is done at your request only.
  • It is compulsory for Cambridge Uni applications to study either Economics or to study Computer Science. Hence in this case, your TMUA results are shared automatically with the University of Cambridge.

TMUA University Admissions

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Here also is the full, downloadable list of University degrees accepting TMUA 2022

Test of Mathematics for University Administration

The TMUA or Test for Mathematics for University Administration is designed for applicants to Oxford or similar level universities. Applicants who are already not a part of the Oxford educational system or are from different nationalities are the ones who end up taking this test. It is designed to provide students with a good opportunity to demonstrate all the essential mathematical skills that they might have. Reasonable thinking alongside a good knowledge of computers and economics altogether will make a student ideal for acing this test.

Registering for the TMUA

There are applicants in many universities, who can choose whether they want to share their results or not with the unis. TMUA is a risk-free opportunity for all students who have decent potential. It can assist students in getting good marks and showcasing the same during their admission process for getting a special preference. Even if the student does not get a good marking on the test, it is totally up to the applicant whether they want to disclose the same during the admission process.

If a student is applying to Cambridge, then this becomes a non-negotiable thing. Economics and Computer science students will have to take the TMUA test, except for mature students in that classification. In that case, there is no chance of disclosing the results, as they will be published on the university website. Furthermore, the admission of an applicant very much becomes dependent on the marks obtained in that section.

Mathematics applications from other Universities

There are applicants in many universities, who can choose whether they want to share their results or not with the unis. TMUA is a risk-free opportunity for all students who have decent potential. It can assist students in getting good marks and showcasing the same during their admission process for getting a special preference. Even if the student does not get a good marking on the test, it is totally up to the applicant whether they want to disclose the same during the admission process.

TMUA Cambridge University Admissions Test

If a student is applying to Cambridge, then this becomes a non-negotiable thing. Economics and Computer science students will have to take the TMUA test, except for mature students in that classification. In that case, there is no chance of disclosing the results, as they will be published on the university website. Furthermore, the admission of an applicant very much becomes dependent on the marks obtained in that section.

What does the TMUA look like?

The total test is 2 hours and 30 minutes long and it usually has two papers that are provided to the applicants consecutively. The first paper is related to the application of their existing mathematical knowledge, where the student gets 20 multiple choice questions and the test duration is for 75 minutes. The second paper is related to mathematical reasoning and consists of mathematical reasoning questions. Here, also the student has to answer 20 multiple choice questions and the test duration is again 75 minutes.  

Scoring Mechanism for TMUA

TMUA scores are provided on the basis of how many correct answers are provided and not on how many questions have been attempted. There is no negative marking for wrong answers whatsoever. So, a student will have the liberty to guess a question that they are not so sure about. The final making will be provided on the overall performance in both the papers and students will be given a score of 1 to 9, where 9 is the highest and 1 is the lowest. There will be scores provided on each of the papers so the applicants will be able to understand in which area they are lacking knowledge the most.

How much does the TMUA cost?

In the UK and EU, the registration will be somewhere between 75 to 88 Euros. If someone is appearing for the test outside European Union countries, then it will cost them between 100 and 137 Euros.  The application for result inquiries will cost between 38-52 Euros and the same cost will be for appeals

 

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