External Examiner – MSc Advanced Clinical Practice

Opening Date:
8 Jun 2022
Closing Date:
30 Jun 2022
Salary Range:

External Examiner required for:

  • MSc Advanced Clinical Practice
  • MSc Advanced Clinical Practice Degree Apprenticeship
  • MSc Advanced Clinical Practice Degree Apprenticeship (Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy)*

Including modules:

Advanced Physical Health Assessment – 20 credits level 7
Advanced Clinical Decision Making – 20 credits level 7
The Reflective Advanced Clinical Practitioner – 20 credits level 7
First Contact – 20 credits level 7
Chronic Disease Management – 20 credits level 7
Supportive and End of Life Care – 20 credits level 7
Principles of Palliative Care in Children and Young People
Consolidation of Advanced Clinical Practice: End Point Assessment – 20 credits level 7
Research Project – 40 credits level 7

The University of Birmingham is seeking to appoint a new external examiner for the portfolio of multi-professional master’s level Advanced Clinical Practice courses and related modules.

The external examiner will be responsible for the external review of draft assessments/examination papers and the scrutiny of student work samples following internal marking and moderation. External examiners will also be required to attend the termly Board of Examiners meetings and will be required to submit an annual report.

The term of office will be for four academic years commencing with effect from September 2022 and applications are invited from Senior Lecturers, or above, with a recordable teaching qualification. Applicants will be registered with the NMC, HCPC or GPhC. As the appointed external examiner will scrutinise the Degree Apprenticeship route, the School requires that candidates have suitable academic and clinical experience in advanced clinical practice.

Previous experience as an external examiner would be an advantage, however the University would be able to support candidates new to the role. All newly-appointed external examiners are invited to the University’s annual induction event.

The post will commence in September 2022. The University appoints all external examiners to a standard term of 4 years. Closing date for applications: 30th June 2022
In the first instance would interested applicants please e-mail, attaching their CV to:

Louise Beesley (Lead for Post Graduate Taught and CPD, Course Director MSc Advanced Clinical Practice)
Tel: 0121 4471 8375

* MSc Advanced Clinical Practice Degree Apprenticeship (Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy) – please note all physiotherapy related modules will be externally reviewed by an External Examiner within the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences