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PGR External Examiner Guidelines

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External Examiners
Fees & Expenses

The Examinations Office is responsible for the processing of forms relating to fees and expenses incurred by External Examiners.

The process for payment of Fees and Expenses to Postgraduate Research External Examiner's is as follows.

  • The Thesis office will contact PGR External Examiners via email with a copy of the Students Thesis and Examiner report forms to be completed for the Students Viva Examination. The Thesis team will cc in extexamexpenses@qub.ac.uk to this email, who will then follow up with an email detailing the payment process.
  • External Examiners will receive an email with the PGR External Examiner claim form to capture the viva details and determine rate of pay and a Request for Payment form to capture the Examiner's payment details to enable the Fee and Expenses payment to be processed. 

The FAQs below will go into the payment process in more detail, including the rates and expense allowances.

For any questions on the payment process please contact the email address above. 

For further information on the External Examiner role please see the code of conduct here. The PGR External Examiner payment guidelines can be found here

Frequently Asked Questions for PGR External Examiners

Frequently Asked Questions PGR External Examiner Expenses

Need more information?

Please do not hesitate to contact us or consult the Academic Affairs website for further general information regarding External Examiners.

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