External Examiner – Postgraduate MSc Advancing Practice (Clinical Route)

Opening Date:
12 Mar 2021
Closing Date:
30 Apr 2021
Salary Range:

We are seeking to appoint an External Examiner for the Postgraduate MSc Advancing Practice (clinical route) within the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic Practice, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen. The Programme consists of a 3-year blended learning course including prescribing for healthcare professionals (V300). The position requires the External Examiner to have a current registration with the NMC or HCPC and evidence of registration and revalidation will be checked on recruitment. The appointment will commence October 2021; the tenure of appointment is for four years. All External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University Academic Board. Induction to the role will be given.

Role Requirements:

  • Comment on the content of the subject area particularly with regard to subject benchmarks.
  • Examine summative 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. Written and audio assignment are submitted electronically via Turnitin.
  • Provide informative comment and recommendations on whether the assessment process measures student achievement rigorously and fairly against the intended outcomes of the programmes and is conducted in line with the relevant policies and regulations
  • Attend examination boards and submit an annual report
  • Engage in communication with the academic and programme team
  • Engage with assessment of both theory and practice elements of the programme, where relevant.

Further information, applications and a detailed CV should be submitted to: SNMPSchoolOffice@rgu.ac.uk