Biomedical Science

English for the biomedical science laboratory

Seminar, 1.00 ECTS


Course content

Laboratory organisation, description and presentation of laboratory diagnostic methods.

Learning outcomes

The students are able to
- understand and pronounce common laboratory specific terminology
- read and understand laboratory protocols in English
- show visiting scientists round the medical laboratory
- present selected laboratory methods to medical laboratory professionals
- communicate with lay people about a variety of questions from laboratory diagnosis

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Cole, Th.C. 22009 Wörterbuch Labor/Laboratory Dictionary, Springer, Heidelberg.
McPherson, R.A. &Pincus, M.R. 222011 Henry’s Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods, Philadelphia, Elsevier.

Mode of delivery


Prerequisites and co-requisites

Professional Skills for Biomedical Scientists 1 und 2

Assessment methods and criteria

test at the end of the course