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External Examiners and External Experts

The University recognises and values the contributions that External Examiners and External Experts bring to the setting and maintenance of academic standards, and the assurance and enhancement of learning opportunities.

The University policies and procedures are aligned to the UK Quality Code for Higher Education (the Quality Code)(external website), which sets out the Expectations that all providers of UK higher education are required to meet. It is therefore essential that that these are followed.

Information most relevant for External Experts is to be found under Programme Approval and Programme Periodic Review.

Information most relevant for External Examiners is to be found under Assessment and External Examining, and Boards of Examiners.

Should you require any further information or clarification, do not hesitate to contact one of the team.

In order to appoint and facilitate the duties of External Examiners and External Experts, the University must collect and process certain pieces of personal data. Our privacy notice outlines the type of data that is collected, how it is processed and how this conforms to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), as required by law.