Education


BBTS Qualification Overview

The Specialist Certificate in Transfusion Science Practice  

This qualification is designed for healthcare practitioners working in a transfusion laboratory environment (e.g BMS, MLT or equivalent.)  Students will follow a 12 month guided distance learning programme, accredited  by The University of Manchester (45 level 7 credits).  Resources  include online tutorials and updated study book. BBTS membership is required at application.

Enrolment now closed for 2020-21.

Enrolment for 2021-22 opens 1st October - 12th November 2020.
(Applications received outside of this period will not be considered).


The Specialist Certificate in Clinical Transfusion Practice

This qualification is designed for UK Nursing and Midwifery registered professionals and Health and Care Professions Council registered Biomedical Scientists working in transfusion in a hospital clinical environment, a hospital transfusion laboratory or blood establishment/ centre.

Students will follow a 12 month guided distance learning programme, accredited by The University of Manchester (45 level 7/ M-level credits).  Resources include online tutorials and study materials.  BBTS membership is required at application.

Next enrolment TBC

*Please note: This qualification is currently only available to UK/ROI applicants.


Specialist Certificate in Stem Cell Transplantation Science 

This programme is for healthcare scientist staff working within stem cell laboratories or those who have an interest in stem cell or bone marrow transplantation.

Enrolment for 2020-21 runs from 3rd Sept - 14th October 2020
(Applications received outside of this period will not be considered)



MSc Advanced Specialist Blood Transfusion

This course is currently suspended.

A postgraduate programme in Advanced Specialist Blood Transfusion, delivered by Swansea University in partnership with the British Blood Transfusion Society