External Examiner for BSc (Hons) Health Sciences at University of Worcester

Opening Date:
27 Jun 2017
Closing Date:
31 Jul 2017
Salary Range:

The BSc (Hons) Health Sciences is a top-up degree programme for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals that can be undertaken on a full or part time basis. Apart from the three mandatory modules there are a wide range of optional modules offered to allow students to achieve a relevant degree pathway to suit their area of practice and professional. The BSc (Hons) Health Sciences is a top-up degree programme for Nurses and Allied Health discipline.

We are seeking External Examiner for the next academic year for several modules with the Health Sciences Programme. These are:
HESC3001 & 2 – Independent Study (mandatory)
HESC3003 – Philosophy of Health (mandatory)
HESC3004 – Research Methods (mandatory)
HESC3007 – Law for Health and Social Care (optional)
HESC3008 – Leading for Enhanced Service Delivery (optional)
HESC3009 – Negotiated Learning (optional)

The University of Worcester offers support for external examiners and a full induction day. Further support is also provided by the Programme leader and module team. The University normally expects external examiners to attend a minimum of one examination board per year.

Applicants are advised that the University applies the following criteria to external examiners:

  • The area of expertise of external examiners is within the area of assessment undertaken;
  • Applicants should have recently been employed (or are still employed) within a university appointment;
  • He/she must not have been a University of Worcester examiner within the last five years;
  • He/she will have a recognised Healthcare qualification, either a Nurse (Nursing and Midwifery Council) registered or Allied Health Professions will be considered, (Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered).

Interested applicants can seek further information or send a CV for consideration to Alison Rushworth, Programme Lead BSc (Hons) Health Sciences University of Worcester a.rushworth@worc.ac.uk

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