St. Julians, Malta

Medical English

when 1 January 2015 - 1 January 2016
duration 53 weeks

This highly interactive, specialist course, aims to provide the student with a sufficient level of Medical English terminology to help develop the communication skills required to converse with English speaking doctors and patients.

What does the course cover?
This 22.5-hour, morning and afternoon course covers a broad range of topics which include:

• Medical vocabulary, terminology, and idioms
• Role-play
• Doctor - Patient relationships
• Understanding medical reports and case studies
• Medical abbreviations

Course materials
Using study material from leading European Universities and medical institutes, this programme is carefully compiled from specialist medical resources, current case studies, topical reports and journals.

What level is required for this course?
In order to apply for this course, students should already have a lower intermediate to intermediate knowledge of English. Students who do not have the necessary level of English are advised to enrol in an additional General English refresher course which they can attend each morning before the Medical English Course in the afternoon.

The European Union Medical English Project
Elanguest was chosen by the European Union to head an international team of partners providing multimedia training tools for Medical English. These extensive resources are freely available to all our Medical English students at no extra cost. Visit to find out more. We're also proud to be involved with the sTANDEM project, aimed at creating an international examination system for medical English. To find out more about this exciting new medical English exam, visit the sTANDEM website .

Can I study Medical English WITH a general English course?
If your level of English doesn't meet the requirements for the Medical English course, it is possible to take a general English course in the mornings followed by afternoon sessions focusing on Medical English.

Please get in touch with us for further details.

Fee info

EUR 0: High Season (July to September) Per Week: €370
EUR 0: Low Season (October to June) Per Week: €345