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HESA Student Record 2007/08 - Level of credit points

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HESA Student Record 2007/08

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Level of credit points

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Short nameLEVLPTS

This is used to record the level of the credit points given in Module.CRDTPTS.

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

All modules where Module.CRDTPTS does not equal 999

Base data typeLEVLPTSCodeType
Field length1
Part of
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
Related fields
Reason required

To identify and monitor the use of credit transfer schemes and to monitor the actual flow of credits.


If the points relate to more than one level, please enter the code for the level which accounts for the largest number of points (or if they are equal, enter the code for the higher level).

Codes D and E can only be used by institutions in Scotland.

For institutions in Scotland, graduate diplomas or certificates should be coded either 3 HE Honours or E Ordinary Degrees depending on the SCQF level of provision for the course.

For institutions in Wales, please note that Codes 1, 2, 3, 6 and 7 in this field correspond to the Credit and Qualifications Framework for Wales (CQFW) Higher Education Qualifications Framework (HEQF) qualification levels C, I, H, M, D, and that Codes A, B and C correspond to the CQFW National Qualifications Framework (NQF) qualification levels Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced.

Business rules

Module.LEVLPTS must exist where Module.CRDTPTS does not equal 999


Module.LEVLPTS codes D or E are available only for institutions in Scotland

Schema components
Element: LEVLPTS
Valid entries and labels
0Entry level
1HE Certificate/NVQ Level 4 or equivalent
2HE Intermediate
3HE Honours
5Undergraduate unspecified
6HE Masters
7HE Doctorate
9Not applicable
ANVQ level 1 or equivalent
BNVQ level 2 or equivalent
CNVQ level 3 or equivalent
DHND/Diploma HE
EOrdinary degrees

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