To extend the appointment or change the External Examiner's duties you must submit a request for approval to the Head of Department/School and the Greenwich Learning and Teaching (GLT) Quality Officer.

Extending an External Examiner's appointment or changing her/his duties

The normal duration of the appointment is just over four years, commencing notionally on 1 September and finishing on 31 December of the fourth year.   Exceptionally, a contract may be extended for one year.  

To extend the appointment or change the External Examiner's duties you must - having first obtained the external examiner's agreement - submit a request for approval to the Head of Department/School and the Greenwich Learning and Teaching (GLT) Quality Officers.  The extension or change requires endorsement by the Faculty Learning, Quality and Standards Committee or designated sub-committee.  Extensions are also reported to the University Learning, Quality & Standards Committee.  The Quality Officer will notify the external examiner of the change or extension to their contract.

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