MAHRT is designed to complement academic achievement and can be used to assesses and support a student’s capacity to undertake high level studies in medical and allied health programs

  • No initial cost of the trial for universities or students
  • Universities can select when in 2022 to test
  • Universities can decide which, and how many, students to test
  • Universities will receive results data for all applicants
  • ACER will work with universities in the selection of additional trial testing domains
  • Universities have access to ACER’s detailed and thorough reporting data, including demographic information

Assess students’ capacity to undertake high-level studies in medical and health professionals programs. Evaluate abilities and skills in problem-solving, critical thinking and writing.

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Join universities around the world that have benefited from ACER’s medical and health professional course entrance assessments

Who we work with

Choose from a wide range of subject areas

In 2022 use MAHRT to evaluate the nature and extent of abilities and skills in problem solving and critical thinking

Critical thinking
Quantitative reasoning
Abstract reasoning
Scientific reasoning
Written expression

About ACER

The Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) is one of the world’s leading educational research organisations and is an independent, non-profit research organisation with a mission to improve learning.

ACER has operated in the UAE for over a decade supporting educational assessment and development in more than 500 schools across the region. ACER UAE has taken a lead role in the development and delivery of national and international assessment programs, including OECD Programme for International Student Achievement (PISA), Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), IEA Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS), UAENAP, and EMSA. ACER also administers the Graduate Medical School Admissions Test (GAMSAT) and the Health Professions Admission Test (HPAT).

For more than 20 years ACER has been working in partnership with 30+ universities across Europe, Australia, and Asia to support the successful selection of students into Medical and Allied Health courses. Our work is underpinned by research, and our focus is on supporting our clients and their learners to achieve success.

World class universities that have used ACER assessments

  • American University of the Carribean
  • Australian National University
  • Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
  • Cardiff University
  • Deakin University
  • Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Flinders University
  • Griffith University
  • Jagiellonian University Medical College
  • Keele University
  • Macquarie University
  • Plymouth University
  • Poznan University of Medical Sciences
  • Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
  • St George's University of London
  • Swansea University
  • The University of East Anglia
  • The University of Melbourne
  • The University of Notre Dame (Fremantle)
  • The University of Notre Dame (Sydney)
  • The University of Nottingham
  • The University of Queensland
  • The University of Sydney
  • The University of Western Australia
  • The University of Wollongong
  • Ulster University
  • Universities of St Andrews and Dundee in partnership with University of the Highlands and Islands (ScotGEM)
  • University College Cork
  • University College Dublin
  • University of Exeter
  • University of Limerick
  • University of Liverpool
  • University of Sunderland
  • University of Worcester