HPAT-Ulster is available to any candidate whose educational level at the time of sitting the test is final year of secondary schooling or higher; and who is capable of meeting the academic entry requirements (including pre-requisite subjects at "A" Level or equivalent) set by Ulster University.

Candidates who are unsure of their eligibility should refer to the entrance qualifications of Ulster University and check with the University BEFORE they register for HPAT-Ulster.

Candidates registering for HPAT-Ulster 2021 should have already completed their final year of secondary school, or plan to complete it in 2021.

Candidates whose current educational level is lower than final year of secondary school are NOT eligible to sit HPAT-Ulster.