(1 hour) Aimed at assessing students’ capacity to engage with the logical thinking typically required of students in Higher Education. The SRT accordingly assesses students’ ability to:

  • identify appropriate evidence to support a claim or an argument;
  • critique assumptions and thinking which underlie argument;
  • evaluate the validity of evidence used to support claims;
  • understand the nature of tentative or conclusive reasoning;
  • see logical and pattern relationships between phenomena;
  • understand the concept of “chance”.