External Examiner – MSc Community and Primary Health Care Practice

Opening Date:
1 Jan 2021
Closing Date:
15 Feb 2021
Salary Range:

The College of Human and Health Sciences at Swansea University is seeking to appoint an external examiner for the above programme to commence in September 2021 for an initial four-year period

Role Specification:

The external examiner is asked to look at a sample of the assessments and report on:

  • the administration of the programme
  • the standards and consistency of internal marking
  • the standards of student performance
  • the extent to which the regulations and processes of the University are correctly applied and adhered to
  • whether the academic standards of the programme are appropriate
  • examples of good practice identified

The successful applicants will be asked to attend one examination board per year and submit an annual report following this. External examiners are also required to provide comments on proposed modifications and the development of new modules within their area of expertise.

Essential Criteria:

  • Experience of delivering community nursing programmes

Current NMC registration

Desirable Criteria:

  • Previous experience as an external examiner

Date of appointment:

  • September 2021 – September 2025

Closing Date: Friday 12th February 2021

Programme details will be provided to the appointee and induction/training offered.

Please note that due to existing external examiner arrangements we are not able to appoint candidates from the following institutions:

Keele, Cardiff, Glyndwr and Suffolk University, Plymouth

For expressions of interest, further information on the programme or to submit your CV, please contact Cathy Taylor on C.Taylor@swansea.ac.uk