External Examiner(s) must be present at the subject-level College/School Examining Board at which the examination results in the subject(s) in which they have been involved are determined.
If an External Examiner, exceptionally, cannot attend a, Examining Board, he/she must be available for consultation by telephone, video network or other suitable means with the Chair of the Examining Board. The External Examiner must have all relevant documents necessary for the due performance of the business of the meeting.
If unable to attend, the External Examiner shall submit, in advance, a written report on his/her findings to the Chair of the Examining Board which should be distributed to all members of the Board and considered in finalising module marks.
The External Examiner(s) shall not be required to attend Interim Examining Board meetings but may do so if he/she wishes. Consultation shall take place by correspondence or other appropriate means.
External Examiner(s) shall be available for consultation for the Progression and Award Board, at which credit is awarded, progression issues are determined and degrees are awarded.