External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Nursing – child – post 1

Opening Date:
8 May 2019
Closing Date:
10 Jun 2019
Salary Range:

We are seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner for BSc (Hons) Nursing. This course is based within the School of Nursing and Midwifery. The position does require the external examiner to have a current children’s nurse registration with the Nursing & Midwifery Council.

The appointment will commence from September 2019 and the tenure of appointment is for a period of four years. All External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University Academic Board.

Role Requirements:

Comment on the content of the subject area particularly with regard to relevant benchmarks

Examine assessment briefs, exam papers and student work to ensure academic standards and achievements of students are comparable with those in other UK higher education establishments of which the external examiner has experience

Provide informative comment and recommendations on whether the assessment process measures student achievement rigorously and fairly against the intended outcomes of the programme and is conducted in line with the relevant policies and regulations

Attend examination board/s and submit an annual report

Engage in communication with the academic and course team

Previous experience as an External Examiner is not necessary as the University is able to provide mentorship to the successful applicants.

We are looking for External Examiners to cover the following modules:

The BSc (Hons) Nursing course:


  • NUR5069 Child NP3
  • NUR6047 Child NP4
  • NUR6055 Policy, Politics & Nursing

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply here or for further information about the role please either telephone or email Robert Mapp, Course Leader, 0121 331 6017,robert.mapp@bcu.ac.uk or Clare Knowles, 0121 331  6170, clare.knowles@bcu.ac.uk

Our standard fee for External Examiners is £450 per academic year. Please note that this role is not capable of sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.