External examiners are required to attend all examination boards at which decisions on recommendations for awards are made.
Arrangements for examination boards are carried out by the course team. Any queries regarding dates for examination boards or meetings should be directed to your subject contact at the University. If you are unable to make contact, please get in touch with a member of Academic Governance and Policy and we will endeavour to help.
The role of the external examiner(s) at examination boards is to ensure that:
- Students' work is accurately, consistently and fairly marked and within the regulations of the University
- Standards of awards recommended are comparable with awards conferred at HEIs within the sector
- Assessment is conducted in accordance with the course of study and University's regulations
- Decisions are reached in accordance with the University's regulations and HE practice