Free Online Course on English for Healthcare

Course King’s College London posted 4 months ago

Opportunity Description

Free Online Course on English for Healthcare

Free Online Course on English for Healthcare
Free Online Course on English for Healthcare

This is a comprehensive course on “English for Healthcare” at King’s College London funded by the UK Government Fund Healthcare language can be tricky. In this course, you’ll develop your English language skills and learn technical terminology for a health care career and study.



You’ll develop healthcare language and skills, learn terminology, and communicate in various professional circumstances. In addition, you can use transcripts of healthcare practitioners to exercise your listening skills and test your learning by writing the answers to conversation questions.



  • Opportunity type: Fully funded
  • Opportunity: Online course
  • Offered by: King’s College London
  • Study type: Online
  • Provider: Future Learn
  • Cours About: English for Healthcare
  • Availability: Internationa
  • Gender: Male and Female
  • Course Duration: 4 Weeks
  • Weekly study: 3 hours
  • Language Requirement: Not Required
  • Degree: Certificate
  • Deadline: No deadline


What will you gain

  • Apply language skills to a range of healthcare contexts and situations. For example: using adjectives to describe symptoms, using vocabulary related to problems/solutions and causes/effects
  • Interpret different genres typical of healthcare, including instructions, notes, reflective journals, registration forms
  • Explore new vocabulary and terminology relating to healthcare
  • Identify suitable communication modes for different professional situations, for example when giving instructions to patients
  • Reflect on your learning, and practice writing a reflective journal. Apply language skills to evaluate your experiences
  • Collect and record medical information by reading and listening for specific information


Topics will you cover

  • Working and learning in the hospital
  • Experiences of patients
  • Symptoms and diagnoses
  • Taking notes and clear communication
  • Working in different healthcare contexts
  • Caring for patients in the home
  • Healthcare interventions in the community.
  • How to write reflectively


Who gets benefit from this Course?

This course was built for migrants, displaced persons, and the populations that help them in the MENA (the Middle East and Northern Africa) region who wish to pursue an English-language healthcare course at a university. Around the same time, anyone looking to develop their English language and communication skills in a healthcare environment or research medicine will also find it very useful.


How to apply

You can apply for this free opportunity online

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