Taught course

Advanced Specialist Blood Transfusion

Swansea University · College of Human and Health Sciences

Entry requirements

Applications are welcome from health care practitioners who: hold a relevant professional qualification; work in an area where a clinical need is identified; have at least 3 years post registration experience in their specialist clinical area with frequent exposure to blood component transfusion; may possibly be working as an advanced practitioner as part of a non-medical rota and have identified a gap in practice or the service; are able to attend 12 study days

Months of entry


Course content

Take advantage of one of our 100 Master’s Scholarships to study at Swansea University, the Times Good University Guide’s Welsh University of the Year 2017. Postgraduate loans are also available to English and Welsh domiciled students. For more information on fees and funding please visit our website.

The Postgraduate Certificate in Blood Component Transfusion enables experienced non-medical Healthcare Practitioners (HCPs) to make the clinical decision and provide the written instruction for blood component transfusion to patients within their own clinical specialty, and within their own areas of competence and expertise.

The course is accredited by Swansea University and delivered in conjunction with the Welsh Blood Service Better Blood Transfusion Team.

Modules typically include:

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 more 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 and course duration


part time
12 months

Course contact details

Sally Hore