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    Hello,

    I am considering applying to Imperial to study Electrical Engineering or some variation of.

    Can I ask, am I supposed to complete my UCAS application before I give the MAT/PAT.

    And should I be taking PAT instead of MAT - afaik I can only give one of these exams.

    Thanks!
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    (Original post by girlwonder17)
    Hello,

    I am considering applying to Imperial to study Electrical Engineering or some variation of.

    Can I ask, am I supposed to complete my UCAS application before I give the MAT/PAT.

    And should I be taking PAT instead of MAT - afaik I can only give one of these exams.

    Thanks!
    Do you need the MAT or PAT?
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    (Original post by ageshallnot)
    Do you need the MAT or PAT?
    Not really explicit on here:

    http://www.imperial.ac.uk/electrical...-requirements/

    I would think for an engineering course that PAT would be more appropriated although not sure :l
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    (Original post by girlwonder17)
    Not really explicit on here:

    http://www.imperial.ac.uk/electrical...-requirements/

    I would think for an engineering course that PAT would be more appropriated although not sure :l
    It would help if we knew where you were from and what qualifications you have or are studying for....
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    (Original post by ageshallnot)
    It would help if we knew where you were from and what qualifications you have or are studying for....
    From Britain

    Studying A Levels, potentially SAT etc.

    Have: gcse/igcse/AS - phy/math/chem/fm
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    (Original post by girlwonder17)
    From BritainStudying A Levels, potentially SAT etc.Have: gcse/igcse/AS - phy/math/chem/fm
    Help me out after an evening of excellent gin... Where does it ask for the PAT or MAT?
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    (Original post by ageshallnot)
    Help me out after an evening of excellent gin... Where does it ask for the PAT or MAT?
    lol I vaguely came across the thread oxford pat 2016, and skimmed over the opening post. So you are right yes it does not specifically require either rather more so on the a level requirements.

    Sorry to keep asking you, but do you know if it is feasible to just give PAT anyway in that regard to say to showcase my ability or something similar.
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    (Original post by girlwonder17)
    lol I vaguely came across the thread oxford pat 2016, and skimmed over the opening post. So you are right yes it does not specifically require either rather more so on the a level requirements.

    Sorry to keep asking you, but do you know if it is feasible to just give PAT anyway in that regard to say to showcase my ability or something similar.
    I have no idea, not being a member of the Imperial faculty. However, I suspect that if Imperial wanted applicants to offer the PAT or MAT they would request that rather than focus on A-level requirements. If in any doubt, ask directly.
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    (Original post by girlwonder17)
    lol I vaguely came across the thread oxford pat 2016, and skimmed over the opening post. So you are right yes it does not specifically require either rather more so on the a level requirements.

    Sorry to keep asking you, but do you know if it is feasible to just give PAT anyway in that regard to say to showcase my ability or something similar.
    PAT and MAT are for Oxford not Engineering at Imperial. And if you are applying to Oxford for Engineering Sciences you sit the PAT after you apply, but before they consider you for interview. You can specialise in EE via Engineering Sciences. Similarly you may also consider Engineering at Cambridge (they have a different pre-interview admissions assessment to PAT called EAA http://www.undergraduate.study.cam.a...cification.pdf).

    So, focus on meeting the entry requirements requested by the universities you are actually considering...

    Attention to detail is a key skill for successful engineers...
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    Just to add that the MAT is used by Imperial for maths, but the PAT isn't for engineering or physics.
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    (Original post by RichE)
    Just to add that the MAT is used by Imperial for maths, but the PAT isn't for engineering or physics.
    True

    And/or STEP for Maths (and CompSci or is that JMC only?).
 
 
 
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