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SJT preparation

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, organised 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 graduate membership. Previous course attendees have consistently scored well above the national average.

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

SJT preparation


SJT courses are available UK-wide. Giving you the choice of dates in six cities. MDU members get an exclusive course discount.


Graduate membership

Find out the benefits of joining the MDU as a new graduate. F1 membership is just £10


Introduction to the SJT

Find out what the SJT is and why it matters to you.

Breaking bad news

Sample SJT questions

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


How does the SJT work?

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


SJT timeline

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

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