Thinking Skills Assessment

London Brookes College is a centre for both Thinking Skills Assessment Section 1 (TSA S1) for the University of Cambridge and the Thinking Skills Assessment (TSA) Oxford. Private candidates come to our centre to take the Thinking Skills Assessment.

TSA: Section 1 for the University of Cambridge

If you are applying to study Land Economy at the University of Cambridge, you will need to take the Thinking Skills Assessment: Section 1 (TSA S1).

TSA: Section 1 is a 90-minute test. It consists of 50 multiple-choice questions, testing problem-solving skills, including numerical reasoning. Critical thinking skills, including understanding argument and reasoning using everyday language.

The Thinking Skills Assessment (TSA) Oxford

The Thinking Skills Assessment (TSA) Oxford is a 2-hour pre-interview test for applicants to undergraduate courses at the University of Oxford. It is designed to help tutors assess whether candidates have the skills and aptitudes needed to study the following courses:

Experimental Psychology


Human Sciences

Philosophy and Linguistics

Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE)

Psychology and Linguistics

Psychology and Philosophy.

TSA Oxford consists of two sections:

Section 1: Thinking Skills Assessment (TSA)

Section 2: Writing Task.

London Brookes College is one of the most trusted private exam centre for private candidates wanting to take all University admission tests. We have been running a successful private exam centre for more than 20 years. Thousands of Private candidates are welcomed and benefit from our experience every year.

An Exam Centre Designed For Private Candidates, Home Education & Distant Learning Students.

Please request the test registration form to book the test at our centre by emailing us at

We will register you on the testing centre online booking system and provide regular status updates. This will give you peace of mind that your university admission tests are booked on time and all paperwork is done for you.

We will help guide you through the whole exam process and provide you with the best possible advice to take your exams. We can’t do the exams for you, but we can take away the stress of exam entries

London Brookes College is a regulated educational institution. Every year our services and operations are evaluated, and quality assured by various external organisations to determine if we meet their high quality standards. We are pleased to announce that currently London Brookes College holds accredited status from the following governing bodies:

·        AQA

·        Cambridge International

·        OCR

·        WJEC

·        Pearson/Edexcel

·        ISI (PFE)

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