6th January 2023
HPAT 2023 Registrations Closing Soon!
If you plan to sit HPAT in 2023 and have not yet registered, please do so as soon as possible. Registrations to sit HPAT 2023 will close on Friday 20th January at 5:15 PM GMT! Remember that this is your only chance to sit HPAT in 2023. If you miss the registration date, you can still make a late registration until Friday 3rd February at 5:15 pm GMT. However, this will attract a late f ...
16th November 2022
HPAT 2023 REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN!
Registrations to sit HPAT in 2023 are now open. You can register for HPAT by visiting the ACER website: https://hpat-ireland.acer.org/register. Detailed information regarding HPAT 2023, including how to register, book your test and sit HPAT, are available in the HPAT 2023 Information Booklet: https://hpat-ireland.acer.org/files/HPAT_Information_booklet_2023_Final.pdf Here&rsquo ...
15th November 2022
HPAT 2023 UPDATES!
As you may have heard, HPAT 2023 will run online. There have been some updates to HPAT 2023 which will be outlined in this blog. ACER has recently published the 2023 HPAT Information Booklet, accessible on the ACER website, which describes how HPAT 2023 will run in detail: https://hpat-ireland.acer.org/files/HPAT_Information_booklet_2023_Final.pdf Here are three important things you shou ...
6th August 2022
HPAT 2023 will run ONLINE! Here's what you need to know
HPAT traditionally takes place in paper and pencil format. However, due to the COVID pandemic, HPAT ran online for the first time ever in 2021. In 2022, HPAT also ran online, and ACER has confirmed that HPAT 2023 will run online as well. This blog summarises what you need to know. HPAT 2023 will take place online Like HPAT 2021 and HPAT 2022, HPAT 2023 will take place o ...
3rd December 2020
HPAT 2021 and COVID-19: Your Questions Answered
There has been a lot of uncertainty surrounding the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on HPAT 2021. You may be wondering, will HPAT go ahead? When will HPAT take place? What should I be doing now in terms of my HPAT preparation? This blog answers some common questions. Will HPAT 2021 be going ahead? Yes! HPAT 2021 will be proceeding. HPAT was introduced over a decade ago in Ireland as a t ...
23rd April 2020
DELAY IN RELEASE OF 2020 HPAT-IRELAND RESULTS
ACER has announced that HPAT-Ireland results will not be released until after the Leaving Certificate examinations are complete. ACER anticipates that this will occur around August and will notify students of the exact date once it is confirmed. Normally, HPAT-Ireland results are released in late June each year. The delay in release of HPAT-Ireland results is due to the coronavirus pandemic an ...
1st July 2015
HPAT results 2013: how your HPAT results will help you gain entry into Medicine or other health sciences courses in Ireland.
What HPAT results will I need to study for my course? The HPAT results of successful applicants ranged from 170 to 238. The highest HPAT result in 2013 was about 228, therefore even those with a HPAT result of about 160 may have a possibility of obtaining an offer. How are HPAT results calculated? The HPAT scaled score for the three sections of the test are added to obtain an overall ...
1st July 2015
IMPORTANT: Changes to HPAT exam 2014
What are the changes for the HPAT exam in 2014? One of the most significant changes to the HPAT exam for 2014 will be a change in the weighting of the HPAT sections. The non-verbal reasoning section of the HPAT will have a reduced weighting of 20% down from 33.3%. Consequently, the weighting of section one: logical reasoning and problem solving and section two: interpersonal understanding ...