External Examiner – BSc Integrated Health and Social Care

Opening Date:
6 Jun 2024
Closing Date:
28 Jun 2024
Salary Range:

The School of Applied Social Sciences at the University of Bedfordshire is seeking a number of External Examiners for our newly re-validated BSc Integrated Health and Social Care delivered in our Luton and Bedford campuses.

The Course teams are keen to work with External Examiners as critical friends and partners. In addition, you will join a strong team of External Examiners with wide ranging expertise. Units that you will cover include social prescribing and Integrated and inter-professional responses to care across the lifespan

The BSc Integrated Health and Social Care are part of the School of Applied Social Sciences undergraduate portfolio which completed a periodic review during 2020 resulting in an expanded and refreshed curriculum across the School.

As External Examiner your duties will include:

  • Verifying that the standards of the assessment of programme learning outcomes are appropriate for the level of award
  • Monitoring/contributing to monitoring the continued currency and validity of the programmes as a whole
  • Attending Boards of Examiners at which student achievement in the programme for which Examiners are responsible are classified and degree awards and progression are recommended
  • Comparing the academic standards of student performance within the programme with those of other higher education institutions
  • Ensuring that the Boards of Examiners are adhering to the regulations pertaining to the calculation of awards and progression
  • Submitting an annual report using the University’s pro-forma once per academic year.

The successful applicants will be paid standard University fee and any reasonable travelling expenses including accommodation if required. Due to academic regulations, applications cannot be considered if you have had previous working relationships with us within the last 5 years. Further specific information on this can be obtained from our Quality Officer, at marina.fryer@beds.ac.uk

We welcome applications from experienced academics and those who wish to gain experience in the External Examiner role.

In your covering CV, please provide evidence to demonstrate your expertise in the field of Health and Social Care. The post commences in September 2024.

Please note that all External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University’s External Examiner Committee.