External Examining Secretariat:

External Examiners
External Examiners for Taught Programmes

Guidance & Information

Information on procedures and regulations relating to external examiners for taught programmes may be found here. This includes information on the following aspects:

  • the selection and appointment of examiners
  • the role and duties of the external examiner
  • assessment regulations and procedures
  • information to be provided to the external examiner
  • quality assurance and standards
  • reporting


For queries concerning individual external examiner contracts, the submission of reports, and fees and expenses claims, external examiners should email externalexaminers@lancaster.ac.uk. Queries concerning academic matters should be directed to the relevant academic department.


-     Proposal form for appointing an external examiner
-     External examiner report form
-     External examiner claim form (fees and expenses)
-      Associate College external examiners appointed before 2012-13 should use the claim forms below: 
-     Associate College external examiner fee claim form 
-     Associate College external examiner travel and subsistence

External Examiners for Research Degrees

Information on External Examiners for Research Degrees is provided on the Student Registry web site. 

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