Medical Administration (Level 5)

Glasgow Clyde College


Anniesland Campus, Langside Campus


This NQ Medical Administration course provides you with the knowledge and skills required to work in a modern office environment and gain some specialist units which would allow you to work in an administrative role within hospitals and surgeries. This Medical Administration course is particularly suitable if you have family demands and wish to return to the job market, as the attendance pattern is family-friendly. This course incorporates an NPA Medical Receptionist Award. This programme is ideal to prepare you further for the HNC Administration and IT with PDA in Medical Administration, which provides further skills and knowledge for promoted posts within hospitals.

IT (word processing, databases, spreadsheet, presentation, email, internet); Medical audio; Medical terminology; Medical reception and records; Work placement (medical): one week in a hospital or GP surgery; Word processing - medical; Medical administration.

Assessment will be continuous, with a mix of practical and theoretical assessments.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 4 including English. Applications are invited from those without formal qualification but have relevant work/life experience. An interview is part of the selection process.

Progression Routes

Relevant NQ and HNC/D courses

Start Date

August, January



Study Method

Full time

Course Length

18 weeks


Business and Finance

SCQF Level