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I was looking at the BMAT stats for Oxford Medicine, but I don't understand how they calculated the scoring out of 100.

Could anyone explain how to calculate your bmat score out of 100. I've attached the chart below.

https://ibb.co/BzbpFw8
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Original post by Buddy564
I was looking at the BMAT stats for Oxford Medicine, but I don't understand how they calculated the scoring out of 100.

Could anyone explain how to calculate your bmat score out of 100. I've attached the chart below.

https://ibb.co/BzbpFw8


Section 1 - Take one away from your section 1 score and then multiply it by 5
Section 2 - Do exactly the same thing for your section 2 score
Section 3 - Double your content score (1-5). Change your quality of writing score to a number (A becomes 5, B becomes 4, C becomes 3 etc...) Add them together and multiply the result by 4/3

EXAMPLE:
Say someone hypothetically got the highest score possible - 9.0, 9.0, 5A
Section One - (9-1)*5 = 40
Section Two - (9-1)*5 = 40
Section Three - 5*2 = 10. A turns into a 5. (10+5) * 4/3 = 20

Total = 40 + 40 + 20 = 100. That's why Oxford scores it out of 100. It's really confusing to think about, but once you calculate a couple, you'll realise it's pretty straight forward. Hope this helps.
Original post by a._5
Section 1 - Take one away from your section 1 score and then multiply it by 5
Section 2 - Do exactly the same thing for your section 2 score
Section 3 - Double your content score (1-5). Change your quality of writing score to a number (A becomes 5, B becomes 4, C becomes 3 etc...) Add them together and multiply the result by 4/3

EXAMPLE:
Say someone hypothetically got the highest score possible - 9.0, 9.0, 5A
Section One - (9-1)*5 = 40
Section Two - (9-1)*5 = 40
Section Three - 5*2 = 10. A turns into a 5. (10+5) * 4/3 = 20

Total = 40 + 40 + 20 = 100. That's why Oxford scores it out of 100. It's really confusing to think about, but once you calculate a couple, you'll realise it's pretty straight forward. Hope this helps.


Thanks a lot!

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