External Examiners

NCAD appoints External Examiners with international expertise in their field, as moderators of the assessment process, to review suites of modules related to subject areas either within or across Schools. Within each programme, the External Examiner reviews the academic standards, curriculum development, assessment and grading strategies and practices of the programme.

New Externs

Please complete a New Client Form and return the Word document to ocallaghank@staff.ncad.ie

Report Templates

To write your end-of-year report, please use the following template:

To write your INTERIM report, please use the following template.  Note, although Interim reports are not mandatory, they are very helpful to NCAD.  So we would appreciate you completing an interim report; in the template, or in your own report:

Expenses Claim Forms

To claim for your fee and expenses, please use one of the following forms:

Guide to fees and expenses

For clarification of fees, expenses and tax, click here.

To claim for using your own car, click here for travel rates.

Extern Guidelines

Please read through the following guidelines:

You may want to refer to UCD's Academic Regulations, to which NCAD is subject:

Programme Director's Response

For Programme Directors, responding to the External Examiner's report:

PhD Report

For reporting on a PhD degree:

If you have any questions, please contact your Programme Contact, or Kilian O'Callaghan, co-ordinator for External Examiners: ocallaghank@staff.ncad.ie.