External examiner for pre-registration Nursing Programmes

Opening Date:
12 Aug 2014
Closing Date:
3 Sep 2014
Salary Range:

The College of Human and Health Sciences, Swansea University, has vacancies for external examiners for the following pre-registration Nursing programmes (Child and Mental Health fields):
• BSc Nursing (Child) – September 2014 cohort
• BSc Nursing (Mental Health) – September 2014 cohort

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 pre-registration programmes
Current NMC registration on the appropriate part of the register

Desirable Criteria:
Previous experience as an external examiner

Date of appointment: September 2014 – September 2017

Closing Date: 3rd September 2014

Programme details will be provided to the appointee and an induction day (in March 2015) will be offered.

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