External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Health Care Studies (Combined and Nursing Pathways)

Opening Date:
10 Oct 2019
Closing Date:
7 Nov 2019
Salary Range:

Competitive salary of £200 annual flat fee, plus £6 for each FTE.

The School of Health Sciences, within the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at the University of Nottingham, is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for our BSc (Hons) Health Care Studies programme, for the Combined and Nursing Pathways. The role will also cover any other standalone modules in our portfolio which do not sit in a programme with a clinical focus.

Further details about the programme can be found on our website at:


External examiner requirements and regulations:
External examiner responsibilities include external moderation of assessments, completion of an annual monitoring report and attendance at Examination boards (at least one per year). The School uses an electronic marking system. External examiners are required to make use of the system during the external moderation process.

Applicants should the hold appropriate academic qualifications, including, a teaching a qualification (minimum of PGCHE or equivalent) and a Degree or higher level qualification in the relevant area. Applicants should also demonstrate a varied clinical practice background to ensure breadth of knowledge of a range of clinical modules

Please be aware that the NMC requires external examiners for Nursing and Midwifery programmes to possess current registration on the appropriate part of the NMC Register.

All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment.

The appointment will be from September 2019 and will be for a period of four years.
The University’s Assessment and External Examiners Overview can be found at:


Interested individuals should send their expressions of interest together with a full Curriculum Vitae including your NMC Pin, details of your research, publications, teaching and external examining, along with any other relevant information to: kay.akhter@nottingham.ac.uk

For queries about the role contact:
Chrissie Bousfield, Director of Postgraduate Taught Education & Continuing Professional Development/WDF, 0115 82 30927, ntzcb@exmail.nottingham.ac.uk