External Examiner- MSc APIMH Programme: Psychosocial Interventions for Psychosis pathway

Opening Date:
12 Jul 2017
Closing Date:
31 Jul 2017
Salary Range:

The University is seeking to appoint an external examiner for its MSc Advanced Practice Interventions for Mental Health (APIMH) Programme: Psychosocial Interventions for Psychosis pathway with effect from October 2017.

This course is one of three pathways within the MSc APIMH which have been designed to respond and contribute to the modernisation of mental health care delivery and service design.

The University of Manchester has one of the longest track records in the world for the provision of innovative, high quality education and training in PSI for health and social care practitioners working with people experiencing psychosis and their carers.

Further details of the pathway can be accessed via the following link;

All coursework is electronically submitted by students and is marked online using Grademark. External examiners will be required to use the online moderating process. User guides and support will be made available.

Person Specification:


  • Working in a UK HEI with no formal educational links with the University of Manchester in the last 5 years
  • Experience of psychosocial interventions for psychosis including family intervention and cognitive behavioural orientated approaches
  • Master’s Degree, or above
  • Direct experience of teaching and assessing in the applicable subject areas


  • Research and publications in related area

Appointments will be made in line with the University of Manchester’s Guidance for External Examiners. Appointments are normally for a period of 4 years, however the tenure may be for a shorter period dependant on the remaining duration of the pathway.

Expressions of interest, by CV from suitably qualified and experienced colleagues, should be sent by the 31st July 2017 to Katie.Gray@manchester.ac.uk