After graduating from Azerbaijan Medical University, Ganira decided to move to the UK to start her life as a Junior Doctor. But first, she needed a professional English qualification.
BSC is offering face-to-face and online courses to help you prepare for your OET exam. You can also take your exam with us at our OET Exam Centre at BSC Manchester.
Listen to Nadia Falou, Exam Centre Manager at British Study Centres, talking about benefits of taking OET.
We run a one-week intensive course the week before every OET exam to give you the opportunity to practise and build the skills you need in time for your examination.
|Start dates||03/02/2020, 02/03/2020, 30/03/2020, 27/04/2020, 08/06/2020, 06/07/2020, 03/08/2020, 07/09/2020, 05/10/2020, 02/11/2020, 30/11/2020|
|Class times||09:15-12:35, Mon-Fri|
|Minimum level||Upper-Intermediate (B2)|
|Class size||Average 11, maximum 14|
To compare the two exams:
|An English language test for healthcare professionals||An academic English exam most often used for entry to university|
|Every part of the exam is related to real workplace scenarios for a healthcare professional||Every part of the test can be on a different topic which may/may not be related to healthcare|
|The writing exam assesses your ability to communicate effectively when writing in a healthcare context (e.g. a letter of referral)||The writing exam assesses your ability to construct and produce a piece academic writing that you would be expected to produce at university (e.g. an essay)|
|The speaking exam assesses your ability to communicate effectively in the workplace (e.g. building relationships with your patients) in the format of role plays.||The speaking exam assesses your ability to communicate clearly in an interview format discussing ideas and topics that are not always relevant to a healthcare professional.|