The purpose of HPAT-Ulster is to assess your ability in a range of general skills. HPAT-Ulster measures skills acquired over time, including the ability to understand and analyse written and graphically presented material; to reason, make logical deductions and form judgements. The test does not draw on any particular body of knowledge or curriculum. However, some familiarity with the question types typically presented in HPAT-Ulster is helpful and reassuring to most candidates. Candidates are advised that wide and critical reading may provide helpful preparation for a test of this kind.