Specialist Language Courses

English for Medical Academic Purposes

This English for Medical Academic Purposes course enables healthcare science students to write better academic work, understand lectures and talks, give presentations and keep up with research – all in English.

This online course is for students of medicine, pharmacy and nursing. Written by experts, English for Medical Academic Purposes helps students, undergraduate and postgraduate, engage with the global healthcare sector. The course gives Medical English teachers up-to-date materials that integrate easily into the language courses they give.

Course features

On this course, students learn:

  • the key features of academic writing
  • how to write abstracts and research articles
  • the skills and strategies they need to listen effectively to academic talks
  • how to analyse and understand academic texts
  • how to write and present impactful presentations
  • how to expand their academic vocabulary
  • to work with complex grammar and structure

Taking this course helps students keep up with the latest research, attend and speak at conferences, study and practice overseas, and participate in international projects.

Course accreditation

Online English for Medical Academic Purposes is accredited by the CPD Standards Office in the UK. When students complete the course, they receive a formal CPD Standards certificate for 40 CPD hours or points, accepted internationally and across multiple professional sectors.

This certificate can be co-branded with the institution the students attend.

Institutional course platforms and support

Any institution using SLC’s courses receives their own platform design, so it integrates seamlessly into the curriculum. As part of this, you get full reporting on what your students have done and what their scores are.

SLC provides free teacher training and technical support, so you, your teachers and students are supported throughout.

Customised courses

As the content is digital, it can be rearranged and edited to match your curriculum. Units can be added to or removed.

Institutional discounts

We provide institutional licences and discounts to the online English for Medical Academic Purposes course. This offer can be combined to suit your organisation’s needs with our courses too, such as Medical Terminology, English for Doctors, English for Pharmacy, English for Nurses, English for Care, OET preparation and IELTS preparation courses.

Interested in using online English for Medical Academic Purposes? Get in touch!