External Examiner – BSc (post-registration) and MSc Programmes in Healthcare

Opening Date:
25 Jun 2024
Closing Date:
26 Jul 2024
Salary Range:

The School of Health Sciences, University of Dundee is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for our healthcare BSc (post-registration) and MSc Programmes. We offer programmes in leadership, quality improvement and patient safety, advanced practice and nursing. You would be asked to review work by students on a range of nursing, advanced practice, community and mental health modules and dissertations.

External Examiners are also asked to undertake related activities, such as reviewing exam papers and new assessments. Depending on workload, the successful candidate may also be asked to examine other Post Qualifying and Postgraduate modules.

The University requires that External Examiners have qualifications at least equivalent to the Programme being examined, so the successful applicant will possess a Masters Degree and should be NMC registered. A teaching qualification recorded with the NMC or Fellow of Higher Education Academy is also required. We would welcome applications from both those with and those without previous external examining experience and would be delighted to offer support and guidance to any successful candidates who are new to external examining.

All appointments will be from 1st September 2024 and will be initially for a four-year period.

The University’s Assessment and External Examiners Overview, which includes a link to the ‘Guidance on External Examining of Undergraduate and Taught Postgraduate Programmes including the Conduct of Examination Boards’, can be found at:


For further information please contact:

Ginny Henderson
Head of Studies (Post-qualifying/Postgraduate)
School of Health Sciences
University of Dundee
Telephone: 01382 386875
Email: v.henderson@dundee.ac.uk

Please forward expressions of interest, together with your CV to Morgan Hamilton at