External Examiners

Edge Hill University engages external examiners for all taught degrees as part of its commitment to ensuring the continuing standards and quality of its academic provision as defined by the UK Quality Code for Higher Education as well as the Office for Students’ Regulatory Framework for higher education in England.

This area has been designed to support them in their role as an external examiner for taught provision at Edge Hill University.  Useful information includes:

  • Resources for new external examiners
  • Guidance on their role
  • Access to the online annual report system

Guidance on the processes and procedures relating to Edge Hill’s engagement of external examiners for taught degrees is available in Chapter 2 of the Quality Management Handbook. These processes take account of the Quality Assurance Agency’s (QAA) Advice and Guidance on External Expertise which supports the UK Quality Code for Higher Education.

For any further queries, please contact the External Examiners Administrator based within the Academic Quality and Development Unit.

For information regarding external examiners for our research degrees please consult the Graduate School.

The following pages are specifically directed at external examiners in order to support them in completing their duties.


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