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Content of the entrance examinations for degree programs

What does it involve?

The entrance examinations are set by each School. The aim of the examinations is to evaluate applicants’ skills and aptitude for the studies chosen and do not require any special preparation.

When and where?

Students from the European Union must sit the entrance examination on campus, whereas students from outside the European Union may complete the entrance examination online; students will be informed by e-mail when and where they must take the examination.

Exceptions:

International students who apply for admission to Medicine must take the BMAT entrance examination on Pamplona Campus or authorized center.


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Content and dates of the entrance examinations

 

  • Architecture

     

    Test content

    Date

    Place

    Architecture

    Multiple-choice test of high school subjects: Mathematics, Physics and Geometry; and an English test.

    A technical drawing test and a personal interview.

    December 15

    8:45 h.

     

    Hall of Architecture Building
    How to get there

  • Management Assistance

     

    Test content

    Date

    Place

    Management Assistance

    Written test and oral exam in English. Multiple-choice test in German or French (does not count toward admission). This process also includes a personal interview that will take place that same morning.

    December 15

    8:45 h.

     

    Hall of Friends Building
    How to get there

  • Science

     

    Test content

    Date

    Place

    Science

    Multiple-choice test of high school subjects: 40 questions on biology, chemistry, physics and mathematics, and an English test.

    December 15

    9:50 h.

    Science Building 

    How to get there

  • Communication

     

    Test content

    Date

    Place

    Communication

    Multiple-choice test of general knowledge and current affairs, text analysis for the degree program in question and an English assessment test.

    The morning ends with a group dynamics activity and a personal interview with a professor from the School.

    December 15

    9:15 h.

     

    Hall School of Communication Building
    How to get there

  • Double Degree in Communication and Humanities and Social Sciencies

     

    Test content

    Date

    Place

    Double Degree in Communication and Humanities and Social Sciencies

    Multiple-choice test of general knowledge and current affairs, text analysis for the degree program in question and an English assessment test.

    The morning ends with a group dynamics activity and a personal interview with a School of Humanities and Social Sciences professor.

    December 15

    9:15 h.

    Hall School of Communication Building

    How to get there

  • International Relations

     

    Test content

    Date

    Place

    International Relations

    Multiple-choice test of high school subjects: History, Philosophy, Geography, Economy, Language and Literature.

    Text analysis based on a recent news headline, an English test, and a personal interview in Spanish with a professor from the School of Law.

    December 15

    8:40 h.

     

    Room 15, Friends Building
    How to get there

  • Law

     

    Test content

    Date

    Place

    Law

    Multiple-choice test of high school subjects: History, Philosophy, Geography, Economy, Language and Literature.

    Text analysis based on a recent news headline, an English test, and a personal interview in Spanish with a professor from the School of Law.

    December 15

    8:40 h.

    Room 15, Friends Building

    How to get there

  • Law + International Relations

     

    Test content

    Date

    Place

    Law + International Relations

    Multiple-choice test of high school subjects: History, Philosophy, Geography, Economy, Language and Literature.

    Text analysis based on a recent news headline, an English test, and a personal interview in Spanish with a professor from the School of Law.

    December 15

    8:40 h.

    Aula 15, Friends Building

    How to get there

  • International Relations + History

     

    Test content

    Date

    Place

    International Relations + History

    Multiple-choice test of high school subjects: History, Philosophy, Geography, Economy, Language and Literature.

    Text analysis based on a recent news headline, an English test, and a personal interview in Spanish with a professor from the School of Humanities and Social Sciences.

    December 15

    8:40 h.

    Room 15, Friends Building

    How to get there

  • Double Degree in Philosophy and Law

     

    Test content

    Date

    Place

    Double Degree in Philosophy and Law

    Multiple-choice test of high school subjects: History, Philosophy, Geography, Economy, Language and Literature.

    Text analysis based on a recent news headline, an English test, and a personal interview in Spanish with a professor from the School of Humanities and Social Sciences.

    December 15

    8:40 h.

    Aula 15, Amigos Building

    How to get there

  • Design

     

    Test content

    Date

    Place

    Design

    Test of general knowledge in English, Englis test, practical test of creativity and personal interview with a professor in the degree program.

    Each student must submit a previously prepared creative project (photograph, drawing, video, etc.).

    December 15

    8:45 h.

     

    Hall of Architecture Building
    How to get there

  • Double Degree in Economics/Management and Law

     

    Test content

    Date

    Place

    Double Degree in Economics/Management and Law

    Multiple-choice test of high school subjects: Mathematics, Philosophy and Language and Literature.

    Aptitude test of logical, spatial and verbal reasoning.

    This process also involves preparing a case study that same morning.

    December 15

    8:30 h.

     

    Hall Friends Building
    How to get there

  • Economics, Leadership & Governance

     

    Test content

    Date

    Place

    Economics, Leadership & Governance

    The examination is divided into three sections: multiple-choice test on high school subjects (mathematics, philosophy and language/literature), aptitude tests (logical, spatial and verbal reasoning) and a skills test. To complete your application, you must submit a résumé, a letter of recommendation, a cover letter.

    December 15

    8:30 h.

     

    Hall Friends Building
    How to get there

     

  • BAM / BAM bilingual / International Economics

     

    Test content

    Date

    Place

    BAM / BAM bilingual / International Economics

    Multiple-choice test of basic high school mathematics, philosophy and language/literature). Aptitude test of logical, spatial and verbal reasoning.

    December 15

    8:30 h.

     

    Hall Friends Building
    How to get there

  • Nursing

     

    Test content

    Date

    Place

    Nursing

    Multiple-choice test of high school subjects: Biology, Mathematics (Social Sciences), Philosophy and Language and Literature.

    Multiple-choice test of English.

    This process also includes a personal interview that will take place that same morning.

    December 15

    9:30 h.

     

    Hall of Science Building 
    How to get there

  • Pharmacy y Nutrition

     

    Test content

    Date

    Place

    Pharmacy y Nutrition

    Multiple-choice test of high school subjects: Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Mathematics and an English proficiency exam. This process also includes a voluntary personal interview that will take place that same morning.

    December 15

    9:45 h.

     

    Hall of Science Building
    How to get there

  • Humanities and Social Sciencies

     

    Test content

    Date

    Place

    Humanities and Social Sciencies

    Multiple-choice test of general knowledge and multiple-choice test of skills (verbal, spatial and logical reasoning) for all degree programs offered by the School, except the Degree in Literature and Creative Writing, for which a short story must be written, and the Degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics, for which a case study must be prepared.

    This process also includes a personal interview that will take place that same morning.

    December 15

    9:15 h.

    Central Building

    How to get there

  • Philosophy, Politics and Economics

     

    Test content

    Date

    Place

    Philosophy, Politics and Economics

    Multiple-choice test of general knowledge and analysis of a case. This process also includes a personal interview that will take place that same morning. The School will contact each candidate directly to arrange this interview.

    December 15

    9:15 h.

    Central Building

    How to get there

  • Education and Psychology

     

    Test content

    Date

    Place

    Education and Psychology

    Aptitude test of logical, spatial and verbal reasoning. Text analysis and English assessment test. This process also includes a personal interview that will take place that same morning.

    December 15

    8:45 h.

     

    Room 1 and 2, School of Communication
    How to get there

  • Medicine

    Content and dates of the entrance examinations

     

    Test content

    Date

    Place

    Medicine

    Multiple-choice test of high school subjects: Biology, Physics and Chemistry (50 questions on each subject).

    30 multiple-choice questions on a scientific text to be read first.

    English test (listening comprehension).

    More information on the examinations

    No se ofrecen plazas en esta convocatoria

    Science Building 
    How to get there

  • Engineering

     

    Test content

    Date

    Place

    Engineering

    Multiple-choice test of high school Mathematics and Physics.
    More information at www.tecnun.es

    December 15

    Just for aplicants from outside EU

    How to get there

 

Examples of the aptitude and skill tests:

 

Entrance examination dates

Students from outside the European Union must complete the entrance examination online and must do so before the deadline shown in the email; the deadline will depend on the period for which admission is requested.

  • Applicants for admission in the DECEMBER PERIOD will have until December 15 to sit the examination.

  • Applicants for admission in the FEBRUARY PERIOD will have until February 16 to sit the examination.

  • Applicants for admission in the APRIL PERIOD will have until May 4 to sit the examination.

  • Applicants for admission in the JUNE PERIOD will have until June 21 to sit the examination.

Content of the examinations

Examples of the aptitude and skills tests:

Example examination

School Test content

All degree programs except Medicine and Design

1. Aptitude test:

  • Verbal reasoning
  • Spatial reasoning
  • Logical reasoning
  • Numerical reasoning
  • Reading comprehension

2. Multiple-choice test of specific knowledge (see content below).

3. Interview with the delegate of the Admissions Office in your country.

Test of specific knowledge for the programs of the following schools: Law, Communication, Economics, Philosophy and Letters, Education and Psychology, and ISSA

  • Language, Literature, Philosophy and Mathematics

  • English level test for all the degrees in all of the schools except the degrees from the School of Economics and the School of Humanities & Social Sciences.

  • Candidates for the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, who are not native Spanish speakers will also take a Spanish test.

  • Applicants to Humanities and Literary Studies and Creative Writing will take the test in English.
  • Para los candidatos al Internartional Foundation Program de la Facultad de Filosofía y Letras se requiere:

- Notas de 1º de Bachillerato

- Entrevista con el delegado

- Admission essay

- Carta de recomendación (no es obligatoria pero sí muy recomendable)

 

Specific examination for School of Engineering (TECNUN) programs

Specific examination for the Degree in Architecture

Physics, Mathematics and Geometry.

English test.

Specific examination for the Degree in Design

  • The examination consists of a multiple-choice test of general knowledge in English (10 questions); the professor will show the question and the possible answers on a PowerPoint projection and the prospective student must indicate the correct answer. Practical test of creativity that each student must submit. Personal interview with a professor. Each student must submit a previously prepared creative project (photograph, drawing, video, etc.).

  • English test

Specific examination for the programs of the Schools of Nursing, Science, Pharmacy and Nutrition

  • Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics

  • English test

BMAT entrance examination for the School of Medicine

Go to the School of Medicine website

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