Upon enrolment, you will be automatically registered for the course examination in 12 months’ time.

All assessments are constructed to evaluate your knowledge and understanding while at the same time refining and expanding your intellectual and transferable skills.
In-programme (not graded):

End of programme final assessment(graded):

It is important that you read the Programme Terms and Conditions for the BBTS Specialist Certificate before enrolling for this programme. The current version is available here

The examination for the 2024-25 cohort will take place online over the second weekend in May 2025 (currently the 10th /11th May 2025). 
If unsuccessful, the resit examination will take place over the second weekend in Nov 2025.

Results are moderated and ratified by the BBTS exam board and Manchester University.  

  • Results are emailed within 12 weeks following the examination date. 
  • Successful students receive a hard copy BBTS certificate and Manchester University transcript (by post)
  • Successful student names (not grades) are published in Bloodlines

Grounds for Appeal
Exam candidates have the right to appeal their results.  This should be submitted in writing (email is fine) within 4 weeks of the date of result issue and must include the grounds for which you are claiming.  Please read the 'Grounds for Appeal' document below:

BBTS Grounds for Appeal - Examination Results

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