English for Medical Professionals

The essential English language used in this course is listed below:

  • Communication with patients and medical staff
  • Explaining medical procedures
  • Conducting medical examinations
  • Taking histories and writing reports
  • The hospital environment
  • Care of medical and surgical patients
  • Working within specialties
  • Authentic medical films
  • Medication – side effects, dosages and contra-indications
  • Using medical documents
Course number: S-5.30A
Lessons per week (45 minutes): 30 (20 + 10)
Language levels for entry: Intermediate to Advanced
Group size - Specialised English:Average 5 (Maximum 8)
Class size - General English:Standard option: class size average 10 (Maximum 15)
See note A
Pre-Training AssessmentPlease complete the Pre-Training Assessment Form
Multimedia learning centre: Yes
Sport and leisure activities: View details
Minimum age:21
Course Duration (in weeks):2-4
Sample timetables: View timetable

Important information

If your level of English is not yet high enough for enrolment for these courses you can first follow an Intensive Course (G-1.30) for a period of preparation.


If you would like an indication of your English language level, we can advise you on a suitable test to take before you enrol. This will be used as a guide, and final acceptance is subject to our entry test held at the school. If you are not yet at the minimum level required, you will be transferred to a suitable alternative course.