External Examiner – Existing pre-registration BSc Midwifery Studies and MSc Midwifery Studies

Opening Date:
15 Apr 2019
Closing Date:
19 Apr 2019
Salary Range:

The School of Allied Health Professionals and Midwifery at the University of Bradford is looking for a dedicated individual to undertake the role of external examiner for our existing pre-registration BSc Midwifery Studies and MSc Midwifery Studies to commence on 30 September 2019.

The above pre-registration Midwifery programmes adopt a holistic approach to developing students to become skilled and competent practitioners of the future. Using a student-centred approach of problem based learning, fostering complex decision making and teamwork enables students to support women to make decisions about their care.

You should have appropriate expertise/experience in the areas of midwifery, be able to undertake a role in the assurance of academic standards in Higher Education and should be aware of modern developments in the design and delivery of the flexible curriculum. Applicants should hold current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

You should not hold more than one other UK Higher Education External Examiner post at the start of the contract and be qualified to at least the level of the programme to be examined.

Further information about the programmes can be found at:

An overview of your role and responsibilities includes:

Confirming the comparability of standards of student performance at University of Bradford with those of similar programmes at other UK Institutions of Higher Education; confirming that the assessment process in its entirety is sound, and has been fairly conducted with full regard to justice to students; reporting and advising on the above by means of approving coursework and examination papers and providing an annual report to the University.