University of Bristol
Transfusion and Transplantation Sciences
This programme aims to develop your interest, knowledge and understanding of the theory, practical techniques and research relating to the science of transplantation and transfusion medicine. For example: How is blood processed? When do we give platelet transfusions? How is tissue engineering being used to replace heart valves? What causes haemolytic anaemia? How do we reduce the transfusion-related risk of HIV and vCJD?
An upper 2nd Class Honours degree (or international equivalent) in medicine, or biomedical science/clinical laboratory science or related subjects such as biochemistry and microbiology. Lower 2nd Class Honours degree or non-degree qualifications may be considered if proof of relevant laboratory experience and other academic achievement is provided.
The lecture subject areas are: haemopoiesis; immunology; platelets and coagulation; blood groups; haematological diseases; blood donation; blood components; clinical transfusion; transfusion-transmitted infections; stem cell transplantation; solid organ transplantation; tissue engineering. Core units: the principles of transfusion and transplantation science; the application of transfusion and transplantation science; transfusion and transplantation in practice; research methods and biostatistics; research project.
Prospective students are encouraged to apply to: National Blood Council (UK); British Council; Commonwealth universities among others.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 9,300 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 1,800 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 4,650 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|PgCert||Full-time||£ 4,600 per Academic year (home fees)||6 months|
|PgCert||Full-time||£ 9,000 per Academic year (overseas fees)||6 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 9,300 per Academic year (home fees)||9 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 18,000 per Academic year (overseas fees)||9 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Tyndall Avenue, Bristol||Bristol||BS8 1TH||South West|
Medical and Veterinary Sciences
0117 331 1535