This part-time programme is organised with the support of the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service (SNBTS). SNBTS has a leading international reputation in the fields of transfusion, transplantation and tissue banking.
The programme has been designed to be aligned to the NHS requirements and stipulations relating to career progression for Biomedical Scientists, Clinical Scientists and other healthcare professionals working in these fields.
The programme will give you in-depth expertise and knowledge of the science, regulations and international practices in transfusion, transplantation and tissue banking, for those aiming for more senior management roles in healthcare organisations.
This programme is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Sciences (IBMS), the professional body for Biomedical Scientists in the United Kingdom.
A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in a relevant biological science. You should also have at least two years' experience working in a relevant discipline, in a healthcare setting, and currently be working in a transfusion, transplantation or tissue-banking environment.
Candidates will also be considered if they do not meet the above qualifications provided they are practising Biomedical or Clinical scientists registered with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) or international equivalent. In addition They must have professional qualifications to a suitable level with a relevant profession (for example, The British Blood Transfusion, Society or the Institute of Biomedical Science for example.) Please check with the programme team before applying as these applications are considered on a case by case basis.
Part time (day)
College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Edinburgh Medical School