This page shares current vacancies in the foundation years sector. Please get in touch if you would like to list a relevant vacancy.

London Metropolitan University
External Examiner

London Metropolitan University is looking for an External Examiner to start on our large Foundation Programme from October 2023. The programme is based in the school of Social Sciences and Professions and provides a broad based programme of social sciences and academic skills to prepare students for their next year of subject specific study. 

The main pathways are: 

  • Social work
  • Education
  • Law
  • Sociology
  • Creative writing and English literature
  • Early childhood studies
  • Health and social care
  • Leadership in communities
  • Youth studies
  • Criminology
  • International relations

 We are undergoing a major periodic review this year so next year will be the first year of our new ‘demodularised’ course. Please register your interest in the first instance by emailing Joanna Cooke

Cardiff Metropolitan University
External Examiner

Cardiff School of Management, Cardiff Metropolitan University is urgently looking for an External Examiner for an immediate start for our Foundation Programme based within the School of Management. This programme provides a generic route of study enabling students to access the first year of a wide range of degree programmes within Cardiff School of Management, Cardiff School of Sport & Health Sciences and Cardiff School of Technologies. 

The main pathways are: 

  • Accounting, Economics & Finance 
  • Business and Management 
  • Computing & Information Systems 
  • International Foundation Management 
  • Marketing 
  • Sport 
  • Tourism, Hospitality & Events 

The foundation year will include the following modules:

  • Academic & Professional Skills 
  • Information Technology in the Modern World 
  • Application of Numeracy 
  • Developing a Research Project 
  • Marketing in the 21st Century 
  • Working in Management 

Throughout the four-year period Externals will be required to attend approximately two examination boards per year in addition to other online moderation and approval activities. External Examiners will also be required to attend an induction session.

As a note we would wish to ensure that the duties and workload of any appointed External Examiner are fair and manageable, particularly in relation to any other commitments you may have; so please take any other commitments into consideration when deciding whether you would like to apply for this post. If you require any further information regarding the post advertised and the programmes, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Please forward your CV to by if interested in pursuing the above post.