External Examiner – MSc Public Health

Opening Date:
16 Jan 2020
Closing Date:
23 Jan 2020
Salary Range:

The University of South Wales is seeking to appoint a course external examiner to oversee our the provision of the MSc Public Health course.

The appointment will commence this academic year for a tenure period of four years. All External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University Academic Board, therefore you must not have had any formal links with the University of South Wales (or its partner institutions) within the last five years.

Role Requirements:

(further details of the module duties will be provided prior to formal application or on request)

  • Comment on the content of the subject area particularly with regard to subject benchmarks;
  • Examine 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;
  • Provide informative comment and recommendations on whether the assessment process measures student achievement rigorously and fairly against the intended outcomes of the programme/s and is conducted in line with the relevant policies and regulations;
  • Attend at least one examination board/s per year and submit an annual report;
  • Engage in communication with the academic and course team.

Please note that External Examiners are required to engage with assessment of both theory and practice elements of the programme where relevant. Previous experience as an External Examiner is not necessary as the University is able to provide mentorship to the successful applicants.

Please forward expressions of interest, together with your CV by Friday 24th January 2020 to carly.rees@southwales.ac.uk

Many thanks

Carly Rees

Swyddog y Gofrestrfa Registry Officer
Gwasanaeth Sicrhau Ansawdd a Gwella Quality Assurance and Enhancement Service
(Cyfadran y Gwyddorau Bywyd ac Addysg) (Faculty of Life Sciences and Education)
Prifysgol De Cymru University of South Wales
Ffôn: 01443 654565 Tel: 01443 654565