2 External Examiner opportunities: Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Opening Date:
4 Mar 2014
Closing Date:
1 Apr 2014
Salary Range:

The BSc Hons Nursing programme at QMU is supported by staff from the School of Health Sciences. QMU has a large multi-professional portfolio of programmes that incorporates undergraduate and postgraduate provision of learning and teaching opportunities from Certificate to Doctorate level within the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework (SCQF).

We are seeking 2 External Examiners for the BSc Hons Nursing at SCQF levels 7-10.

Modules include skills and clinical practice, interprofessional education, preparation for clinical leadership, healthcare governance, recognition and management of the deteriorating patient, rehabilitation, recovery and long term issues and the honours project.

A range of student centred, inclusive, facilitative educational approaches expose students to a variety of learning, teaching and assessment methods. A particular emphasis is on the use of enquiry and problem based learning. Assessments include exams, written assignments, portfolios and Observed Structured Clinical Assessments (OSCAs). The programme is delivered in the context of a biopsychosocial approach, enabling students to consider human health and illness and the complexities of the evolving health and social care arena. Students are enabled to develop decision making, clinical judgment and critical awareness.

There may be opportunities for external examining for the BSc (Hons) Nursing delivered by the British University Egypt (BUE) in Cairo.

Further information about the programme is available at

This appointment will be from September 2014. If you are interested please send a brief CV to

Ailsa McMillan
Programme Leader
Lecturer in Nursing
Telephone 0131 474 0000