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Programme structure: Transfusion and Transplantation Sciences (PG Dip) - what's running in 2018/19

Please note: It is possible that the information shown for future academic years may change due to developments in the relevant academic field. Optional unit availability varies depending on both staffing and student choice.

For the award of Diploma, a pass in units A (1 and 2) , B (1 and 2), C (1 and 2) and D (1 and 2) is mandatory.

For information on the programme structure, please see the catalogue entry for Transfusion and Transplantation Scienes (MSc)

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status
Transfusion and Transplantation Science (TTS-A1) PANMM0016 20 Mandatory
Pathology of Transfusion and Transplantation Science (TTS-A2) PANMM0017 20 Mandatory
Provision of Blood, Cells, Tissues and Organs (TTS-B1) PANMM0018 20 Mandatory
Clinical Transfusion and Transplantation (TTS-B2) PANMM0019 20 Mandatory
Transfusion and Transplantation Science in Action 1 (TTS-C1) PANMM0010 10 Mandatory
Transfusion and Transplantation Science in Action 2 (TTS-C2) PANMM0011 10 Mandatory
Biostatistics (TTS-D1) PANMM0020 10 Mandatory
Research and Laboratory Management (TTS-D2) PANMM0021 10 Mandatory
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Progression/award requirements

The pass mark set by the University for any level 7(M) unit is 50 out of 100.

For detailed rules on progression please see the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes and the relevant faculty handbook.

Exit awards

All taught masters programmes, unless exempted by Senate, must allow the opportunity for students to exit from the programme with a postgraduate diploma or certificate.

To be awarded a postgraduate diploma, students must have successfully completed 120 credit points, of which 90 must be at level M/7.

To be awarded a postgraduate certificate, students must have successfully completed 60 credit points, of which 40 must be at level M/7.

Degree classifications:

An award with Merit or Distinction is permitted for postgraduate taught masters, diplomas and certificates, where these are specifically named entry-level qualifications. An award with Merit or Distinction is not permitted for exit awards where students are required to exit the programme on academic grounds. An exit award with Merit or Distinction may be permitted where students are prevented by exceptional circumstances from completing the intended award.

The classification of the award in relation to the final programme mark is as follows:

Award with Distinction*: at least 65 out of 100 for the taught component overall and, for masters awards, at least 70 out of 100 for the dissertation. Faculties retain discretion to increase these thresholds.

Award with Merit*: at least 60 out of 100 for the taught component overall and, for masters awards, at least 60 out of 100 for the dissertation. Faculties retain discretion to increase these thresholds.

* The MA in Law has separate regulations for awarding distinction and merit.

Diploma/certificate stages:

All taught masters programmes, unless exempted by Senate, must allow the opportunity for students to choose, or be required, to leave at the postgraduate diploma or certificate stage.

To be awarded a postgraduate diploma, students must have successfully completed 120 credit points, of which 90 must be at level M/7.

To be awarded a postgraduate certificate, students must have successfully completed 60 credit points, of which 40 must be at level M/7.

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