When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Course Code W23SCIC02A
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

This one day introduction to medical terminology will provide a basic overview of the correct construction, recognition and usage of medical terminology. Learn how medical terms are built, and how to recognise some key medical terms from their definitions. Ideal for those with no previous knowledge of the subject, and who are keen to pursue further study in the health and clinical professions.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Know the meaning of the main medical terms relating to the body systems
  • Know the structure and meaning of the main medical terms


  • Full fee
  • Concession fee
  • Class format and activities

    You will be taught in a number of different ways including presentations with visual examples, discussions and problem solving activities. Achievement on your course will be measured by whether you meet the learning outcomes above.

    Entry requirements

    Open to all - no prior knowledge required.

    What you need to know before you enrol

    This course will be offered in centre and you should be prepared to participate in discussions/group work. For further course information please email science.enquiries@morleycollege.ac.uk

    What you need

    A notepad and pen would be useful.

    What you can do next

    Explore other areas of science by joining our introductory days in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Microbiology and Earth Science. Apply for our L3 City and Guilds Diploma in Medical Administration (additional entry requirements apply)