Careers Service


Psychometric Test preparation events - Semester 2

Getting started with Psychometric Testing

Many employers use psychometric tests as part of their recruitment process.
This introductory session will explain what psychometric tests are and give you hints and tips to help you complete them successfully. It will include verbal, numerical and logical reasoning tests, situational judgement tests and personality assessments.

You will gain practical experience by attempting a number of specimen questions and discussing strategies and answers. You will also go away with details of other free practice tests on offer exclusively to University of Manchester students and the best ways to prepare.

Thu 7 February 1-2pm Room 4.206, University Place
Fri 15 February 12-1pm Room F41, Sackville Street Building
Tue 19 February 1-2pm Room 6.207, University Place
Thu 28 February 11am-12pm Lecture Room E, Zochonis Building
Tue 12 March 3-4pm Room E1, Renold Building
Mon 18 March 12-1pm Room 4.206, University Place

Getting Started with Situational Judgement Tests

Over 45% of the major graduate employers are using situational judgement tests including the private and public sectors, some charities and even smaller companies too. Whether you are looking for internships or graduate roles, it pays to understand more about these tests and how to prepare.

This session will introduce you to this increasingly popular type of test, and will allow you to have a go at some sample questions and discuss possible answers. You will also go away with details of other free practice tests on offer to University of Manchester students and the best ways to prepare.

Wed 13 February 1-2pm Room 2.218, University Place
Mon 4 March 1-2pm Room 4.206, University Place

If there are no additional dates available, you can use practice sites such as Graduates First. For links to other relevant practice sites, select on the type of test you will be taking.