Introduction to Medical Terminology

English Courses in Glasgow

Our Introduction to Medical Terminology course focuses on basic vocabulary related to the field of medicine. The classes have a communicative approach, and are ideal for anyone new to English medical terminology.

 This course is 7.5 hours per week, and is for 4 weeks.


This course focuses on basic terminology in areas including: parts of the body; functions of the body; symptoms & signs of diseases; the heart & circulation; vital signs & monitoring and taking a patient's medical history.

You will have the opportunity to increase your understanding of, and improve your use of, language used in the field of medicine.

It is suitable for learners of upper intermediate level (CEFR B2) and above.

Introduction to Medical Terminology (7.5 hours) - £80 per week.

General English + Introduction to Medical Terminology (22.5 hours) - £180 per week.

Start dates in 2017 are listed below;

  • Monday 9th January
  • Monday 6th February
  • Monday 6th March
  • Monday 3rd April
  • Monday 1st May
  • Monday 29th May
  • Monday 3rd July
  • Monday 31st July
  • Monday 28th August
  • Monday 25th September
  • Monday 23rd October
  • Monday 20th November

The conversation hour is a great way to improve your English.  The facilities are good too. 

Glasgow School of English is recognised by UKVI as a Tier 4 sponsor to bring students into the UK on Tier 4 General Student Visas under licence number 18EC8KTJ.