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Psychometric testing

Many graduate employers use psychometric tests as part of the recruitment and selection process for graduate schemes.

Why are psychometric tests used?

Psychometric tests give applicants an equal opportunity to demonstrate their capabilities. They show employers how you are likely to perform in a job, particularly if you have little or no previous experience of the job, and give you feedback as to whether the job is really for you. Psychometric tests may include aptitude or ability tests, personality questionnaires or a combination of both.

Resources and advice on psychometric testing

Log in to InfoHub and view the Careers Toolkit and Resources tab for practice interview questions and online videos, advice on handling nerves, general interview tips and different types of interview.

Psychometric practice tests

Practise numerical, verbal and analytical tests online. Please note: these resources are only available within the UWE Bristol network.

One-to-one support on preparing for psychometric testing

View our drop-ins and appointments services to get individual advice on how to prepare for a psychometric test or to request individual feedback use the MyQuestions function on InfoHub.

Please contact careers services if you need further support.

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