External Examiner – Mildmay Uganda

Opening Date:
11 Mar 2016
Closing Date:
14 Apr 2016
Salary Range:

The University is seeking to appoint a new external examiner for its BSc (Hons) A Health Systems Approach to Health and Social Care and Management with Mildmay Uganda.

The BSc (Hons) Nursing Practice programme is a two-year top up degree (Level 5 & 6) and is validated by The University of Manchester. The programme targets senior health and social care managers and policy makers, working with the Government Ministries, faith based organisations and non- governmental organisations in Sub Saharan Africa. The aim is to build capacity of professionals who can advocate, influence decisions and strengthen health and social care systems for delivery of quality health and social care.

This is a part-time, 10 unit programme, spread over approximately 30 months (240 credits). The programme runs throughout the whole calendar year.

Level 5 topics include: Community Issues in Health and Social Care, Therapeutic Communication, Holistic Care , Learning and Teaching in Practice, Project Management and Evaluation, Effective Leadership and Management

Level 6: Applied Research and Evaluation Methods, Health and Social Policy , Education for Change, Dissertation.

External examiners are required to attend an Examination Board in July each year – usually through Skype or online communication. Travel to Uganda is not likely to be necessary. The University appointments for external examiners are normally for a period of 4 years.


  • Working in a UK HEI with no formal educational links with the University of Manchester and Mildmay Uganda in the last 5 years
  • Current registration with the NMC/other healthcare professional body
  •  Masters Degree in an area related to one of the above subject areas
  •  Demonstrable teaching experience in the above subject areas


  • Research and publications in related area