External Examiner – Postgraduate Provision (MSc Advanced Clinical Practitioner)

Opening Date:
10 Jun 2019
Closing Date:
28 Jun 2019
Salary Range:

The School of Health and Life Sciences is seeking to appoint a subject external examiner to a range of modules within our post-registration postgraduate suite of programmes. The remit involves assessment of core theory modules relating to the MSc Advanced Clinical Practitioner programme, in addition to some other health related level 11 option modules:


• Anatomy, Physiology & Pathophysiology in Advanced Practice
• Assessment and Decision-making in Advanced Practice
• Advanced Clinical Practice
• Ambulatory Care
• Enhancing Self Through Reflective Leadership

External examiner responsibilities include moderation of assessments, completion of an annual monitoring report and attendance at subject panels where student marks are ratified. A schedule of subject panels per academic session will be made available. 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 Moodle 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 health and social care, NMC registration and a valid teaching qualification are essential requirements for this post.

The appointment will be with effect from 1 October 2019.

Full details of the programmes and modules will be provided to appointees and an induction day will be held by the University following appointment. Further information about UWS policy for external examiners is available at: https://www.uws.ac.uk/about-uws/academic-life/quality-enhancement-support-team-quest/external-examiner/

For informal discussion, please contact:
Jan Meechie, Programme Leader: jan.meechie@uws.ac.uk
Tel 0141 849 4311