External Examiner Handbook

The Handbook is provided to all External Examiners on appointment. It provides information on:

  • The External Examining Process

  • The Roles and Responsibilities relating to External Examiners

  • The Annual Report Form

  • Fees and Expenses Claim Forms

  • Information on University Policies (including Equal Opportunities, Boards, Status of Assessment Board Decisions, Data Protection and Freedom of Information Acts)

  • The Criteria for appointing External Examiners

  • Guidance on mentoring arrangements

  • Endorsement of the assessment process 
  • Guidance in relation to managing the Assessment Board Process in cases where an External Examiner cannot be present

It is available here - EE Handbook.