External Examiner Vacancy – Standalone CPD Modules

Opening Date:
28 Apr 2020
Closing Date:
31 May 2020
Salary Range:

College of Human and Health Sciences, Swansea University

The College of Human and Health Sciences is seeking an external examiner for a suite of Standalone CPD Modules:

  • Foundations in Intensive Care Nursing
  • Causes and Management of Critical Illness
  • Developing Practice in Minor Injury and Minor Illnesses

Role Specification:

  • The external examiner is asked to look at a sample of the assessments and report on:
  • the administration of the programme
  • the standards and consistency of internal marking
  • the standards of student performance
  • the extent to which the regulations and processes of the University are correctly applied and adhered to
  • whether the academic standards of the programme are appropriate
  • examples of good practice identified

The successful applicant will be asked to attend one examination board per year and submit an annual report following this. External examiners are also required to provide comments on proposed modifications and the development of new modules within their area of expertise.

Previous external examiner experience is desirable; however, those new to external examining are strongly encouraged to apply.

Essential Criteria: Experience of delivering relevant Master postgraduate taught programmes up to HEI level 7

Desirable Criteria: Previous experience as an external examiner

Date of appointment: September 2020 – September 2024

Closing Date: May 31st 2020

Programme details will be provided to the appointee and induction/training offered.

Please note that due to existing external examiner arrangements we are not able accept applications from staff in the following institutions: The University of the West of England, Bristol, Buckinghamshire New University.

Please send initial expressions of interest and a CV to module lead, Mark Edwards: M.Edwards@Swansea.ac.uk