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KKENLL Medical English - Introduction to Scientific Writing (online course) 2 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Language and communication studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Language Centre
Level C1

Learning outcomes

The aim of the course of instruction is to provide students with a solid base of knowledge to help them both with the reading of medical texts in their studies and with the future writing of medical articles.

After successful completion of the course, students will
- know the structure of medical research articles and their component parts
- know the conventions, vocabulary and linguistic features of medical writing (including differences between British and American conventions)
- be able to avoid common grammatical pitfalls
- be able to reference sources correctly according to the Vancouver style of referencing
- be able to evaluate a research article
- summarize medical research using appropriate writing conventions

Enrolment for University Studies

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Susan Gamache, Teacher responsible
Robert Hollingsworth, Teacher responsible
Michael Horwood, Teacher responsible


21-Aug-2015 – 30-Oct-2015
Lectures 4 hours
Group 1
Fri 21-Aug-2015 at 8.15-11, big auditorium, Medical school, building B, after the introductory lecture the course will continue online.
Independent work 50 hours Web-based