Examiners and independent chairs - criteria for appointment (research students)

The preferred level of experience for a research degree examiner is either experience of supporting a doctoral candidate through to successful completion or previous examination experience. 

The Criteria for the appointment of examiners and independent chairs (PDF) details considerations that must be taken into account when proposing a team of examiners. It also explains the roles of internal and external examiners and independent chairs.

Separate Criteria for the appointment of examiners (PDF) apply to York St John University.