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Guidance and forms for external examining

All guidance material and forms relating to external examining are presented together here, in process order.

Please contact Louise Newell for further information.

General guidance
Nominating and extending/reallocating external examiners
Training and support available for external examiners
External examiner's confirmation of decisions

Submitting written reports
Fees

General guidance

Go to the external examining homepage for an overview of external examining at DMU.

Quick start guide
Provides an overview to the external examining process and includes some useful resources.

Guide to external examining at DMU
The guide offers information on the appointment of external examiners, report completion, and roles and responsibilities.

Nominating and extending/reallocating external examiners

Go to the nominating, appointing and extending external examiners sections for information on these separate processes.

Complete the forms electronically and email to key members of the faculty executive for internal approval, prior to formal consideration by the External Examiner and Reviewer Appointments Committee.

Nominations and extensions/reallocations for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes should be submitted by 31 March 2017.

Nominating external examiners

Undergraduate and postgraduate external examiner nomination form
For the nomination of an undergraduate or postgraduate external examiners.

Extending/reallocating external examiner duties

Undergraduate and postgraduate external examiner extension/reallocation of duties form
For the approval of an extension of time or a reallocation of duties for a current external examiner to either undergraduate or postgraduate taught programmes.

Training and support available for external examiners

Go to the training and support section for further details about the information and training available to support external examiners in their role.

Presentations from the 2016/17 undergraduate and postgraduate briefing days
These presentations offer a useful resource detailing the DMU context, scheme and regulations, to support external examiners with their role and responsibilities.

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External examiner's confirmation of decisions

Undergraduate external examiner sign off sheet
To be completed by the relevant external examiner.

Postgraduate external examiner sign off sheet
To be completed by the relevant external examiner.

Submitting written reports

Go to the written reports section for guidance on the completion of the external examiner and annual faculty overview reports. Includes information about how reports are processed and action that arises. 

Please submit completed reports electronically to qaenquiries@dmu.ac.uk. Once submitted, examiners should complete the claim form below.

Undergraduate and postgraduate external examiner report proforma
Proforma for completing your annual/end of office external examiner report for undergraduate and postgraduate provision.

Faculty external examiner annual report proforma – for completion by the faculty Heads of Quality
To be completed by faculty Heads of Quality when producing annual reports following consideration of their external examiner's reports.

Fees

Go to the fees section for information about claiming fees and expenses.

Fee information
Details current rates of payment for the work carried-out by external examiners, including visits.

Claim form
Expenses and fee claim form for external examiners. The mileage rate for private cars is 45p per mile for the first 100 miles of a return journey and 20p thereafter.

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