OET for Health Professionals

English Courses in Glasgow

The English language test for healthcare professionals

OET has been developed specifically for 12 healthcare professions. Tests reflect real workplace tasks and relevant language skills.

Our OET course focuses on basic vocabulary related to healthcare. The classes have a communicative approach, and are ideal for anyone new to English medical and healthcare terminology.

This course is 7.5 hours per week and lasts for 4 weeks.  Currently, it is delivered online. 


This course is suitable for nurses, doctors, dentists, pharmacists, physios, dieticians, occupational therapists, optometrists, podiatrists, vets, radiographers, speech and language therapists and veterinary scientists.   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 Intermediate level (CEFR B1) and above.

Pearson PTE/OET Preparation (7.5 hours) - £95 per week.

General English + Pearson PTE/OET Preparation (22.5 hours) - £250 per week.

Start dates in 2024 are listed below;

  • Monday 8th January

  • Monday 5th February

  • Monday 4th March

  • Monday 8th April

  • Monday 6th May

  • Monday 3rd June

  • Monday 1st July

  • Monday 29th July

  • Monday 26th August

  • Monday 23rd September

  • Monday 21st October

  • Monday 25th 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.