SJT preparation

The Situational Judgement Test (SJT) is used as part of the selection process for entry to the Foundation Programme and Academic Foundation Programme. It is an assessment of the professional attributes expected of a foundation doctor and not your clinical knowledge and skills.

Thorough and focused preparation is key to success. The MDU has teamed up with course provider SJT Preparation to offer an exclusive course discount to students who have applied for F1 membership.

Apply for F1 membership and get the best rate on SJT Preparation courses.

SJT preparation


SJT courses are available UK-wide. MDU members get an exclusive course discount.


Foundation membership

Find out the benefits of joining the MDU. F1 membership is just £10


Introduction to the SJT

Find out what the SJT is and why it matters.

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Sample questions

Examples of the two types of question that will be asked.

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Mechanics of the SJT

What are the question types? How is the test scored? Find out the answers.


FP/AFP application process timeline

This timeline is based on UKFPO guidance. Knowing the key dates will help you to prepare for your SJT.