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External Examiners

External Examiners for Taught Programmes/Modules


The appointment of external examiners process, which comes under the remit of the Vice President for Academic Affairs (Registrar) is an important part of the University’s quality assurance system.  External examiners play a vital role in the maintenance of academic standards for taught programmes and in ensuring fair assessment of students.  The University ensures that there is consistency of standards across the University and adherence to all relevant University policies in its approval of standards across the University. The Academic Secretariat has responsibility for the management of the approval of External Examiners nominated by Schools/Faculties and considered by University Standards Committee, and for the administration related to External Examiners.  




To nominate an External Examiner, please use Guru

EE2 Change to Duties of External Examiner (Taught Programmes/Modules) Form can be found on the A - Z of forms webpage

Regulations and Guidelines - External Examiners for Taught Programmes and Modules can be accessed in the Other Academic Policies, Regulations and Guidelines section of the Programme Regulations webpage


External Examiners


External Examiner's Handbook

Submit Examiner's Report on Guru

Print Examiner's Travel Expense Claim Form on Guru