External Examiner – Postgraduate Provision (Pg Dip Cognitive Behavioural Therapy)

Opening Date:
17 Apr 2017
Closing Date:
12 May 2017
Salary Range:

The School is seeking to appoint a subject external examiner to a range of modules within our post-registration postgraduate suite of programmes. The remit involves assessment of theory modules relating to the Pg Dip Cognitive Behavioural Therapy programme:


  • Applying CBT with Anxiety and Depression
  • CBT Enhanced Skills and Treatment Models
  • CBT for Chronic and Complex Disorders
  • CBT Models and Core Therapeutic Competences
  • CBT Science Ethics and Personal Development
  • CBT Strategies Skills and Interventions
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

This programme is accredited by BABCP as a Level 2 course. Therefore all its graduates meet all the Minimum Training Standards as required by the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies for eligibility for accreditation as a practitioner.

A schedule of subject panels per academic session will be made available. The School uses an electronic marking system associated with the originality checking programme Turnitin, called Grademark. External examiners are required to make use of the system during the external moderation process (this being accessible through Moodle Virtual Learning Environment).

Experienced and new external examiners will be considered provided the applicant has the relevant professional qualification(s) and experience. Relevant professional experience in the fields of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, BABCP Accreditation and a valid teaching qualification are essential requirements for this post.

The appointments will be with effect from 1 October 2017 to 30 September 2021.

Full details of the programmes and modules will be provided to appointees and an induction day will be held by the University following appointment.

Further information about UWS policy for external examiners is available at: http://www.uws.ac.uk/externalexaminers/

For informal discussion, please contact:

  • Brian Thomson, Programme Leader: Brian.Thomson@uws.ac.uk, 0141 849 4331