M.Sc. Transfusion and Transplantation Sciences

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • GBP18600 per Full programme (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    GBP9800 per Full programme (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
| Bristol, United Kingdom
The Transfusion and Transplantation Sciences programme from University of Bristol includes a fascinating range of subject areas such as molecular biology, genetics, biochemistry, microbiology, immunology, tissue engineering, clinical medicine and statistics, all of which are involved in the practice of transfusion or transplantation.

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The Transfusion and Transplantation Sciences programme from University of Bristol includes a fascinating range of subject areas such as molecular biology, genetics, biochemistry, microbiology, immunology, tissue engineering, clinical medicine and statistics, all of which are involved in the practice of transfusion or transplantation. Apart from being academically interesting, this continually developing area of healthcare science impacts greatly on the quality of life of patients.

Detailed Course Facts

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Tuition fee
  • GBP18600 per full programme ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • GBP9800 per full programme ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • Part time fees: UK/EU £4,900
  • Fees quoted are per annum and subject to annual increase.
  • Funding for 2016/17

Commonwealth Shared Scholarships are available for Overseas Commonwealth applicants (application deadline 15 January 2016). Students must fulfil the English language requirements for the course before applying for this scholarship.

Chevening Scholarships available for many overseas students.

Marshall Scholarships are available for USA citizens.

Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time

Course Content

  • Transfusion and Transplantation Science: Includes the basics of haemopoiesis, blood group molecular genetics, the structure and function of platelets, haemostasis and HLA genes and proteins.
  • Pathology of Transfusion and Transplantation Science: This covers the basis of haematological diseases such as sickle cell disease and haemophilia It also covers immunology, followed by the effect of red cell and platelet antibodies on the adult and foetus.
  • Provision of Blood, Cells, Tissues and Organs: Where and how do we get our blood? How and why do we test it? What components can we make and store? Lectures also include product development and how processes can make components safer.
  • Clinical Transfusion and Transplantation: This Unit provides insight into organ transplantation, engineered tissues, stem cell transplants and clinical blood transfusion. It also covers laboratory investigation and management of complications associated with these procedures.
  • Transfusion and Transplantation in Practice (2 units): These units comprise practical classes designed to expose students to many different types of technology used in transfusion and transplantation laboratories.
  • Biostatistics: This units teaches the principles of experimental design including basic, intermediate and some advanced statistical methods required to interpret published data and to analyse new data generated from clinical and laboratory research. The unit also includes interactive workshop teaching sessions dealing with planning, design of experiments and the statistical analysis of results.
  • Research and Laboratory Management: This unit provides an understanding of the managerís role in maintaining a quality system in a blood bank or blood establishment, how this is applied and its role in accreditation and licensing purposes. The unit will also cover clinical audit and any new UK developments in the structure and management of blood transfusion services. The second part of the unit covers the process of research, writing a grant application, ethics, governance and the actual management of a project.

English Language Requirements

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Requirements

An upper second-class honours degree (or equivalent) in Medicine, Biomedical Science/Clinical Laboratory Science or related subjects. A lower second-class honours or non-degree qualifications may be considered with evidence of laboratory experience and other academic achievement.

Admission to UK universities often requires that students have completed a recognized Bachelor's degree. International students should consider taking a Pre-Master to gain access to UK universities when:

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  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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