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Learning & Qualifications

BBTS currently offers:

Learning Materials

For the Specialist Certificate in Transfusion Science Practice, the study materials (text book and online resources) and examination fee are included in the overall cost of this 12 month programme. Students will be provided with a sound foundation of appropriate background knowledge with the opportunity to build on this knowledge through encouragement to be curious, to learn actively, to research and form opinions about current transfusion science practices and, ultimately to play a key dynamic role in the transfusion science community of practice.


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.
It is a self-study distance-learning course whereby students progress through the text book, supplementing their knowledge with the many references quoted. Questions are provided at the end of each topic for self-assessment purposes.


Specialist Certificate in Clinical Transfusion Practice
Resources (online materials and two transfusion texts) and examination fee are included in the overall cost of this 12 month programme. Students will be provided with the opportunity to build and consolidate core knowledge and understanding of clinical transfusion practice through active learning.Post-Grad Cert./Dipl./MSc Advanced Specialist Blood Transfusion Practice


MSc Advanced Specialist Blood Transfusion
This course is currently suspended.
Students will follow a work-based learning route, delivered by Swansea University in partnership with BBTS, and developed to allow students to work at their own pace and react to learning opportunities in a real life setting.

Applications must be made via Swansea University