Private Exams

Private Exams

Private Candidates:

As a private candidate, taking exams can be overwhelming and daunting, especially if you are unsure of the procedures. Emperia College is a friendly centre that offers advice and guidance to private candidates. We are approved OCR examination center and we can help you with most written exams at GCSE/A Levels and also we accommodate you for universities admission testings

GCSE/A Levels

New candidates MUST visit the Centre IN PERSON to register. (A parent cannot register on behalf of their child) To process registration you must bring the following documents:

  1. Photographic identification (passport or driver’s license) 
  2. Proof of address document within the past 6 months (utility bill, TV licence, etc).
  3. Registration form can be completed in person on-site
  4. UCI number – (only if you have written exams elsewhere in the past 5 years): *The UCI is 13 characters in total - 12 digits and a letter on the end. The best place to find this number is on your previous Statement of Results (or Statement of Entry).
  5. Pay full fees at our centre on day of registration.
  6. Book an appointment Monday – Thursday from 9:30am to 3:00pm
Advice on how to pick up your A Level and/or GCSE results will be emailed around the end of July. You can usually pick these up in person, call over the phone or they will be posted second class. Certificates will be posted home by Emperia College, around November/ December. Certificates are kept in storage for 2 academic years after which they may then be destroyed. Copies are not kept. Please make sure that you keep your certificates in a safe place as you most certainly will be required to produce these as evidence of your qualifications at a later date, when taking up a place at university or applying for a job.

Exam fees for internal candidates (students must register for a minimum of 10 hours of tuition or join one of our courses) In their exams subject

  • GCSE £90 per subject
  • GCE- £75 per unit

Students registering for less than 10 hours’ tuition in their exam subject will be considered as “private” candidates for whom there is a %50 surcharge in exam entry fees.

  • GCSE £135 per subject
  • GCE- £115 per unit

Late entry charges

  • Stage 1 Late Fee £50 per GCSE/ GCE unit
  • Stage 2 Late Fee £90 per GCSE/GCE unit
We also invite students to sit with us Cambridge Assessment Admissions Tests like

Cambridge assessments and Oxford tests

University of Cambridge pre-interview assessments

Course name

Pre-interview assessment Section 1 (multiple choice) Section 2
Chemical Engineering Chemical Engineering via Engineering (H810) requires the Engineering Admissions Assessment (ENGAA).

Chemical Engineering via Natural Sciences (H813) requires the Natural Sciences Admissions Assessment (NSAA).

Computer Science You will need to take the Test of Mathematics for University Admission (TMUA)
Economics Economics Admissions Assessment (ECAA) Maths

60 minutes

Essay

60 minutes

Engineering Engineering Admissions Assessment (ENGAA) Maths/Physics

60 minutes

Multiple choice covering Advanced Physics

60 minutes

English

You will need to take ELAT.

Land Economy

You will need to take TSA: Section 1.

Medicine

You will need to take BMAT.

Natural Sciences Natural Sciences Admissions Assessment (NSAA) Maths plus one science (Biology, Chemistry or Physics)

60 minutes

Multiple choice in Biology, Chemistry or Physics

60 minutes

Veterinary Medicine Natural Sciences Admissions Assessment (NSAA) Maths plus one science (Biology, Chemistry or Physics)

60 minutes

Multiple choice in Biology, Chemistry or Physics

60 minutes

University of Oxford admissions tests

Course Admissions test(s)
Biomedical Sciences
Medicine
BioMedical Admissions Test (BMAT)
Classics Classics Admissions Test (CAT)
Classics and English Classics Admissions Test (CAT)
English Language Admissions Test (ELAT)
Classics and Modern Languages Classics Admissions Test (CAT)
Modern Languages Admissions Test (MLAT)
Classics and Oriental Studies Classics Admissions Test (CAT)
Oriental Languages Aptitude Test (OLAT)
Computer Science
Computer Science and Philosophy
Maths
Maths and Computer Science
Maths and Philosophy
Maths and Statistics
Mathematics Admissions Test (MAT)
Economics and Management Thinking Skills Assessment (TSA) Section 1
Engineering Science
Materials Science
Physics
Physics and Philosophy
Physics Aptitude Test (PAT)
English Language and Literature English Language Admissions Test (ELAT)
English and Modern Languages English Language Admissions Test (ELAT)
Modern Languages Admissions Test (MLAT)
European and Middle Eastern Languages Modern Languages Admissions Test (MLAT)
Oriental Languages Aptitude Test (OLAT)
Geography
Human Sciences
Philosophy Politics and Economics (PPE)
Psychology
Psychology Philosophy and Linguistics (PPL)
Thinking Skills Assessment (TSA)
History
History (Ancient and Modern)
History and English
History and Politics
History Admissions Test (HAT)
History and Economics History Admissions Test (HAT)
Thinking Skills Assessment (TSA) Section 1
History and Modern Languages History Admissions Test (HAT)
Modern Languages Admissions Test (MLAT)
Modern Languages
Modern Languages and Linguistics
Philosophy and Modern Languages
Modern Languages Admissions Test (MLAT)
Oriental Studies
Religion and Oriental Studies
Oriental Languages Aptitude Test (OLAT)
(depending on course options)
Philosophy and Theology Philosophy Test

BioMedical Admissions Test (BMAT)

BMAT

Other admissions tests and assessments

CPSQ

English Literature Admissions Test (ELAT)

International Medical Admissions Test (IMAT)

Mathematics Admissions Test (MAT)

Test of Mathematics for University Admission (TMUA)

STEP Mathematics

Thinking Skills Assessment (TSA)

To register send an email to info@emperiacollege.co.uk