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External Examiner Information for Staff


These pages are intended for colleagues within Edinburgh Napier who are seeking further information on:

  • the processes related to appointing new external examiners, including the criteria for approval
  • how to seek new external examiners for a vacant position (or to find out more about becoming an external examiner elsewhere)
  • how to extend or amend an existing external examiners contract
  • the implications of professional and statutory regulatory bodies on the appointment of external examiners
  • the responsibilities held by School Support Service ​for the administration of external examiners.

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If you have any queries about external examining procedures, please contact the relevant School (see School Contact Details).