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External examiners are entitled to a flat fee, as well as additional fees for attendance of assessment boards and to cover expenses.

Unit external examiner

Unit external examiners are paid a annual flat fee of £500.

Where you have been requested to attend a unit assessment board, you will receive an additional fee of £100 (per board) plus expenses. The additional fee will be paid following attendance at the board. 

Award external examiner

Award external examiners are paid an annual flat fee of £500.

The University will reimburse reasonable travel and subsistence expenses.

Annual flat fees will be paid following submission of an annual report, although it must be noted that your examiner duties continue until the end of business for the academic session.

External examiner expenses claim form

Please use this form to claim back expenses for visits to moderate student work, interim visits to schools and external examiners' briefing day expenses. 

Claim forms must be accompanied by the appropriate receipts where applicable. The University will reimburse reasonable travel and subsistence expenses.

The claim form should be completed and submitted to the external examiner officer, either via email or to the address below.

External examiner officer 
RM101 Academic Services
Southampton Solent University
East Park Terrace
Southampton
SO14 0YN

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