External Examiner – BSc / Nursing (CYP) and BSc (Dual (Adult/CYP,CYP/MH)

Opening Date:
31 Jan 2022
Closing Date:
1 Apr 2022
Salary Range:

We are seeking to appoint an External Examiner for the Undergraduate Children and Young Peoples Nursing Programme within the School of Nursing and Midwifery, RGU, Aberdeen. The Programme consists of BSc Nursing, BSc Nursing Hons (Dual Registration). This undergraduate programme has a modular delivery and will cover core and field specific learning. The position requires the External Examiner to have a current registration with the NMC and evidence of registration and revalidation will be checked on recruitment. The appointment will commence 1st October 2022; the tenure of appointment is for four years. All External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University Academic Board. Induction to the role will be given.

Role Requirements:

  • Comment on the content of the subject area particularly regarding NMC Future Nurse: Standards of Proficiency for Registered Nurses.
  • Examine summative 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. Written and audio assignment are submitted electronically via Turnitin.
  • Provide informative comment and recommendations on whether the assessment process measures student achievement rigorously and fairly against the intended outcomes of the programmes and is conducted in line with the relevant policies and regulations
  • Attend examination boards and submit an annual report
  • Engage in communication with the academic and programme team
  • Engage with assessment of both theory and practice elements of the programme, where relevant.

Further information, applications and a detailed CV should be submitted to: snmpschooloffice@rgu.ac.uk