Taught course

Advanced Specialist Blood Transfusion

Swansea University · College of Human and Health Sciences

Entry requirements

  • A UK 2.2 degree or higher (negotiable)
  • Work as a registered practitioner
  • Have a minimum of two years’ experience post qualification
  • Be employed in an appropriate role and deemed competent by your employer to undertake the course
  • Approved by the programme manager and preferably a member of BBTS
  • Identify an appropriate clinical facilitator to support you in practice (negotiated by the programme manager and a member of the BBTS)
  • Have written confirmation of support from your employer
  • Part-time workers must have practised for a sufficient period to be deemed competent by their employer
  • If you have non-standard entry requirements you may be admitted on the basis of relevant work experience

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Months of entry


Course content

This part-time, work-based learning MSc in Advanced Specialist Blood Transfusion is ideal for Healthcare Practitioners working in the field of Transfusion Practice who want to consolidate their skills and develop to an advanced level.

You will study advanced clinical governance and develop your knowledge of the history and role of blood transfusion in a range of healthcare settings.

Throughout your studies, you will refine skills, knowledge and understanding of blood transfusion and its practice by applying critical thinking, analysis and critiquing skills to in order to influence and change practice at a strategic level.

Information for international students

Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.

Fees and funding

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page: www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/scholarships

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGDip
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MSc
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGCert
    part time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Swansea University Postgraduate
+44 (0)1792 295358