External Examiner Handbook

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

  • The Roles and Responsibilities relating to External Examiners
  • 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