Faculties and centres
The subject of "English for medicine and Health Sciences” develops contents and basic skills in the academic training of the master. Knowledge of terminology, as well as communication strategies and translation of medical language, is one of the main pillars in the future professional specialization of the students of the master, since it covers one of the professional areas with most demand in today's world. This area is complemented with the equivalent in Spanish of "Español de la medicina y las ciencias de la salud".
Specific Competences (CE)
General Competences of the Degree Course:>>Instrumental: Conceptual or Cognitive
General Competences of the Degree Course:>>Instrumental: Procedural or Methodological
General Competences of the Degree Course:>>Instrumental: Technological
General Competences of the Degree Course:>>Attitude: Individual
-The module is aimed to provide students with the necessary techniques, methods and resources for professional contexts in the field of English for medicine and health sciences.
-Amongst the competences for this course we aim for students to acquire and manage specific terminology of medical English in both the spoken and written language.
-Mastery of specialized text types involved in medical sciences and technical vocabulary, both technical and semi-technical through definition and explanation of specific terms and expressions.
- Use of strategies and techniques to master, rate and apply information sources, specific technical documentation, computer resources and bibliographic sources.
-To perform oral presentations in academic contexts and research specialised documents and texts related to the field of Medicine and Health Sciences.
- To develop skills in different professional fields related to medical English and to gain practical understanding of such fields.