TMUA is 2.5 hours long and consists of two papers which are taken consecutively.

The papers are:

- Paper 1: Applications of Mathematical Knowledge
- Paper 2: Mathematical Reasoning

Both papers are 75 minutes long and consist of 2o multiple choice questions.

Paper 1 focuses on assessing your ability to apply mathematical knowledge to new situations and Paper 2 focuses on assessing your mathematical reasoning and your ability to deal with simple ideas from elementary logic.