External examiner – critical care post-registration modules

Opening Date:
14 Apr 2015
Closing Date:
22 May 2015
Salary Range:

The College of Human and Health Sciences is seeking an external examiner for the following part time undergraduate and postgraduate post-registration modules for health care professionals:

  • Foundations in Intensive Care Nursing (level 5 and 6)
  • Elective & Trauma Orthopaedic Care (level 5 and 6)
  • Causes and Management of Critical Illness (level 6 and 7)
  • Rapid Response to Acute & Critical Illness (level 6)

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

You would be asked to attend one examination board per year and submit an annual report following this.

Essential Criteria: Experience of delivering post-registration programmes

Desirable Criteria: Previous experience as an external examiner

Date of appointment: September 2015 – September 2018

For expressions of interest, further information on the modules or to submit your CV, please contact the Siân Hoskins, on 01792 295318 or by email at s.k.hoskins@swansea.ac.uk