STEP Maths Presents our:

‘Cambridge ECAA’ Preparation Courses

The Economics Admissions Assessment.

ECAA. A gruelling new Multiple Choice Exam for Economics Applicants at Cambridge.

Tests Numerical & Abstract Problem Solving and Advanced Mathematics.

There are very few past papers for you to work from, with no official detailed solutions provided. BMAT, TMUA and MAT Resources will prove invaluable for your preparation.

Download FREE Sample Materials and specification for the ECAA Economics Admissions Assessment

Cambridge University introduced the ECAA (Economics Admissions Assessment) as a Pre-Interview 120 minute exam. (Section 1 – Problem Solving and Mathematics – 80 minutes; Section 2 – Essay – 40 minutes)

As a new test, there is little information available, so download the specification & sample materials to find out:

  • What is ECAA (Economics Admissions Assessment)?
  • Why does Cambridge ask for ECAA (Economics Admissions Assessment)?
  • How difficult is the ECAA (Economics Admissions Assessment)?
  • What is the format of the ECAA (Economics Admissions Assessment) and what are the exam conditions?
  • How should I start preparing for ECAA (Economics Admissions Assessment)?

What makes our ECAA Courses special?

As an organisation specialising in Mathematics and Problem-Solving education, our Maths for ECAA course has been designed specially to help you tackle the multiple-choice part of the paper. To our knowledge, we are unique in providing such a course. Our students who have come to our Maths courses for other admissions tests have had nothing but praise for us, so if you’d like to maximise your performance in the exam, make sure to book your place soon!

We also offer a wealth of online resources for ECAA, which currently contains theory and practice questions for the Maths and problem solving in Section 1 of the ECAA and will shortly be enlarged to cover Section 2 and plenty of extra preparation questions and resources.

ECAA Online Subscription Area

An extensive set of video solutions to ‘Problem Solving’ and ‘Multiple Choice Maths’ questions from BMAT, MAT, TMUA plus original questions we’ve created for you.

Free Trial

– Free 24-hour trial so you can check that the explanations, materials and questions resonate with you and feel helpful.

Problem Solving Practice

– Over 100 carefully selected Problem Solving questions from BMAT papers, with video solutions. There are 20 similar questions on each ECAA paper!

Maths Warmup Questions

– Watch video tutorials on commonly occuring Maths topics, including our original warmup questions for several popular topics.

Original Practice Questions

– We have created hundreds of original multiple choice maths questions for you to practice on once you have exhausted the past papers

Maths Video Solutions

– Full video solutions to past MAT and TMUA multiple choice questions, similar in format and content to ECAA. Most efficient solutions and methods explained.

Carefully crafted explanations

– All solutions planned to simplify the most complicated and intricate parts, so you REALLY understand each question


– Work at your own pace; skip questions you find easy and rewatch those that you’re finding harder to understand

Early Bird Discounts

-Get access for as long as you want, and start as early as you want – our early bird pricing rewards students who start preparing early, maximising their chances of success

Early Bird Option Pricing for Online ECAA Subscription:

Subscribe now for £50/month each month (inc. 24hr FREE TRIAL!)

Rises to £55/month if you subscribe from 7th September

Platinum ECAA Online Bundle

Includes everything from subscription plus an online version of our in-person Maths for ECAA Course (inc. 24hr FREE TRIAL!)

Total value £477

Yours today from only £249

ECAA In-Person Preparation Courses

In July, we have a 3-day Maths Admissions Summer School, covering general problem solving material on integers, inequalities, and other common topics (from STEP and MAT papers)

We also hold a 1-day Maths for ECAA Course in July, in which you can practice and learn tricks specifically for the ECAA style of maths question.

These are available as online courses and as part of the ECAA Platinum Online Bundle.

Happy students! Testimonials:

Read what our students have said about our preparation courses and resources

We always started each question or topic by addressing the basic things we needed to know. This really helped my understanding and I learnt a lot of new things that I had not previously known. Kauser M

I found going through the functions questions very useful as I had not seen anything similar before. The teaching style works well because there is a lot of interaction between the staff and pupils. Emma B

Great teaching, good variety of questions. Very helpful teachers and assistants.
Josh M

Some of the schools our students have come from:

King Edward VI Grammar School

James Allen's Girls School

Haberdashers Aske's Girls' School

Godolphin and Latymer

Birkenhead School

Queen Elizabeth's School (QE Boys)

QEH Bristol

Parmiter's School

Northwood College

Mill Hill County High School

King Edward's School

The Holt School

Taunton School

St. Paul's Girls' School

St. Mary's Ascot

St. Helen's Northwood

St. Bartholomew's School

Withington Girls' School

Varndean College

Uxbridge College

Uppingham School

Tiffin Boys' School

In-Person Courses in London

Our intensive Preparation Courses cement key Maths theory needed for the ECAA
Original Maths Warmup Questions*
A large bank of extra questions, carefully broken down and explained in video format

*part of Online ECAA Subscription Area

Relevant MAT & TMUA Solutions*
Extremely Comprehensive Past Paper Solution Videos to MAT and TMUA Papers, so that you can attempt the Q and then see exemplary solutions with full justifications

*part of Online ECAA Subscription Area

Problem Solving Practice*

Problem solving questions taken from past BMAT papers. We provide video explanations highlighting the best approach to each one.

*part of Online ECAA Subscription Area

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