External Examiner – Postgraduate Provision (MSc Health Studies)

Opening Date:
25 Jun 2018
Closing Date:
1 Aug 2018
Salary Range:

The School 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 theory modules relating to the MSc Health Studies programme:


• Case Management within Family Health
• Clinical Teaching
• Research for Health and Social Care
• Working with Families

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 and NMC registration and a valid teaching qualification are essential requirements for this post.

The appointment will be with effect from 1 October 2018 to 30 September 2022.

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: http://www.uws.ac.uk/externalexaminers/

For informal discussion, please contact:
Angela Bonar, Programme Leader: angela.bonar@uws.ac.uk
Tel 01698 283100 Ext. 8656

For nomination form, please contact:
•Hazel Shepherd, School Service Delivery Officer: hazel.shepherd@uws.ac.uk
Tel 01698 283100 Ext 8462