Applied Transfusion and Transplantation Science - MSc


University of the West of England, Bristol    School of Applied Sciences

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Are you interested in making a difference in the field of transfusion and transplantation science? Look no further than the MSc in Applied Transfusion and Transplantation Science at UWE Bristol. This unique programme, offered in partnership with NHS Blood and Transplant, addresses the national shortage of specialists in this vital field. With a focus on experiential learning and endorsed by the International Society of Blood Transfusion, this master's degree offers a well-structured curriculum covering topics such as transfusion science, transplantation science, research methodology, and clinical service management. Whether you're a recent graduate or a healthcare professional, this programme will equip you with the skills needed for a successful career in this rewarding field.

About the course

Transfusion and transplantation services save lives. They provide vital blood, stem cell and organ donations for patients with serious illnesses, alongside specialist testing for hospital patients. Due to a national shortage in these services, transfusion and transplant specialists are in high demand. This MSc in Applied Transfusion and Transplantation Science aims to tackle this shortage.

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Entry Requirements

This course is run in partnership with NHS Blood and Transplant. When submitting an application, it will be reviewed by a member of the NHS Blood and Transplant team.

Applicants will normally have one of the following:

An undergraduate degree (at least 2:2, or equivalent) in a relevant subject.
Qualifications and/or relevant experience (and the ability to study at MSc Level) deemed equivalent by the Programme Leader.

If you do not meet the above grade requirements but have at least 12 months relevant professional experience and/or equivalent qualifications, we will consider you on an individual basis.



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