External Examiner – BSc Mental Health Nursing and MSc Mental Health Nursing (Pre-Registration)

Opening Date:
18 Nov 2022
Closing Date:
2 Dec 2022
Salary Range:


The Department of Nursing at Manchester Metropolitan University is seeking to appoint ONE External Examiner to cover the following programmes:

  • BSc Mental Health Nursing;
  • MSc Mental Health Nursing (Pre-Registration)

The appointment is to start as soon as possible, with a standard tenure ending in 31/12/2026.

In accordance with Manchester Met’s External Examining Policy, nominees should:

  • have awareness of current developments in the design and delivery of relevant curricula;
  • have sufficient academic standing, credibility and breadth of experience within the discipline;
  • hold a current post of at least Senior Lecturer level within a Higher Education Institution;
  • have knowledge and understanding of external reference points for academic quality and standards, and familiarity with the standard expected of students at the appropriate award level;
  • be fluent in English
  • have previous experience of External Examining within a UK Higher Education institution

You must have a current mental health nurse NMC registration.

Please note – Due consideration will be given to applicants who do not meet all of the above criteria, on a case-by-case basis.

Duties include moderation of assignment briefs and student work, completion of an annual report and potential consultation on programme modifications.
If you are interested and eligible, please apply to assessments@mmu.ac.uk

Please state the Programme titles in the subject line of your email and include the following:

  • Full CV
  • Details of any other External Examining appointments you currently hold, including the start and end dates of these appointments
  • Details of any involvement you have had with Manchester Metropolitan or a collaborative partner in the past five years

Expressions of interest should be sent no later than 2/12/2022.

The annual fee for this External Examining post is £400.

NOTE: You will not be eligible for this role if you have had a close involvement with Manchester Metropolitan University or a collaborative partner within the past five years. ‘Close involvement’ may be defined as having been a member of staff, governor or student of the University, or possessing a close professional, contractual or personal relationship with a member of staff or student with an involvement in the Programme (including involvement in collaborative research activity).

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