Regulations for the Conduct of University Examinations: Part 3 Examiners: Nominations and Appointments

  • 3.1. Supervisory bodies, or nominating committees to which responsibilities are delegated under regulation 2.7 in Part 2, shall approve the appointment of internal examiners in the following cases:

    • (1) Persons who are either full members of a Faculty of the University, or have examining duties included in their employment contract;

      (2) Persons who do not qualify under the provisions in (1), but whose first appointment as an examiner has previously been approved by the Proctors.

  • 3.2. The Proctors shall approve the appointment of internal examiners, who shall be nominated by supervisory bodies, or by nominating committees under regulation 2.7 in Part 2, in the following case:

    • (1) Persons who are not full members of a Faculty of the University, have no examining duties in their contracts, and have never examined at the University of Oxford before, on their first appointment as an examiner (including the first appointment as an examiner of a person who has previously been appointed only as an assessor).

    Doctor of Clinical Psychology and Postgraduate Certificate in Supervision of Applied Psychological Practice

  • 3.3.

    • (1) Nominations of examiners for the Degree of Doctor of Clinical Psychology and the Postgraduate Certificate in Supervision of Applied Psychological Practice shall be made by a committee comprising two persons elected by the Oxford Institute of Clinical Psychology Training and two persons elected by the Medical Sciences Board.

      (2) Nominations made under this regulation must be made in writing by at least three of the members of the nominating committee and shall be subject to the approval of the Proctors.

  • Submission of nominations

  • 3.4. All nominations of examiners which require approval by the Proctors under regulation 3.2 above must be submitted to the Proctors, by the supervisory body, or by the nominating committee acting on its behalf, by 1 October, i.e. the beginning of the academic year in which the examiners will serve.

    3.5. At the same time as these nominations are submitted, the supervisory body or nominating committee must notify the Proctors of the names of the examiners whose appointment it has approved under regulation 3.1 above.

  • Additional examiners

    3.6. A supervisory body may at any time, if it is necessary or desirable to do so, approve the appointment (under regulation 3.1) or nominate to the Proctors (under regulation 3.2) additional examiners to serve on a Board of Examiners for one University Examination only, and the provisions of any standing orders shall not apply to the time of their nomination.

    Final Honour Schools divided into Parts

    3.7. If any Final Honour School is divided into Parts there shall be a separate Board of Examiners for each Part.