External Examiners – MSc Advanced Professional Practice  / MSc Advanced Practice (Distance Learning)  / Advanced Clinical Practitioner / MSc Degree Apprenticeship

Opening Date:
9 Aug 2023
Closing Date:
28 Aug 2023
Salary Range:

Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences
School of Health Sciences


Appointment commencing immediately

The University of East Anglia offers three routes to advanced practice qualifications for post-registration health practitioners. An opportunity currently exists for an External Examiner experienced in delivering advanced practice education and/or experienced in advanced professional practice to provide external review for our MSc Advanced Practice Programmes. Two of the three programmes have successfully gained accreditation with the NHS England Centre for Advancing Practice. There are two cohorts per year with intakes in September and January.

Further details for each programme can be found below, and course brochures and module information can be sent on request.

  • MSc Advanced Professional Practice
  • Advanced Clinical Practitioner MSc Degree Apprenticeship
  • MSc Advanced Practice (Distance Learning)

Examiners play a central role in the maintenance of the standards of the University’s awards and the currency of the curriculum.

Applications are invited from suitably experienced and qualified academics. Whilst applications from experienced External Examiners are preferred, anyone with appropriate educational and professional experience would be considered. The appointment will be for four years from Sept 2023

The successful applicant will be invited to attend an induction day prior to commencement of the role.

Responsibilities include:
Commenting on draft assessment guidelines, commenting on draft examination papers, reviewing samples of students’ work, pre-Exam Board meetings, attending meetings of examiners (up to two per year), and submitting an annual report and engagement with programme team in the continuous development of the programmes.

Optional activities include involvement in a twice-yearly Advanced Practice Programmes Committee meeting and in curriculum development work/ bench-marking relating to the modules you are overseeing.

For more information please contact the Chair of the Board of Examiners, Dr Marie McGee by email: m.mcgee@uea.ac.uk