External Examiner – PgD Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, BABCP registered

Opening Date:
2 Aug 2022
Closing Date:
30 Aug 2022
Salary Range:

University of the West of Scotland
School of Health and Life Sciences
External Examiner Vacancies (1)

Postgraduate Provision

The School of Health and Life Sciences is seeking to appoint a PgD Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, BABCP registered subject external examiner to a range of modules within our postgraduate programme. The remit involves assessment of modules relating to:

CBT models and core therapeutic competencies
CBT strategies, skills and interventions
Applying CBT for anxiety and depression
CBT enhanced skills and treatment
CBT for chronic and complex disorders
CBT science ethics and personal development

External examiner responsibilities include moderation of assessment methods/samples/results/recordings and completion of an annual report. A schedule of module confirmation events per academic session will be made available and external examiners would be expected to complete external moderation in line with these dates. The School uses an electronic marking system associated with the originality checking programme Turnitin, called Grademark. External examiners are required to make use of the system during the external moderation process (this being accessible through the Virtual Learning Environment).

Experienced and new external examiners will be considered provided the applicant has the relevant professional qualification(s) and experience. Relevant professional experience in the fields of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, professional registration with BABCP and a valid teaching qualification are essential requirements for this post.

The appointment will be with effect from 1 October 2022 to 30 September 2026.

Full details of the programmes and modules will be provided to appointees and an online induction will be provided by the University following appointment. Further information about UWS policy for external examiners is available at:

For informal discussion, please contact:

Dr Robert Boyd Interim Programme Leader: