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HESA Student Record 2007/08 - UCAS Application Number

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HESA Student Record 2007/08

Fields required from institutions in England

UCAS Application Number

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This field is the UCAS application code/number, which is a four or nine character code issued by UCAS

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

All entrants who entered this Instance via a UCAS scheme

Base data typeUCASAPPIDType
Field length9
Part of
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
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Reason required

To identify students who entered their current instance via a UCAS application system and to facilitate linking between UCAS and HESA records.


The UCAS Application Code/Number together with the UCAS Personal identifier (Student.UCASPERID) forms the UCAS Application Identifier. The application code/number will normally be a four character code (two alpha and two numeric) or the old style UCAS Application Number of nine numeric characters.

Date modified2008-02-28
Change management notesBusiness rule 1 deleted
Business rules

EntryProfile.UCASAPPID must pass the checksum test as applied to Student.HUSID where it is nine characters long and (digits 1-8 are not in the ranges 06000999 to 06009996 inclusive or 06690999 to 06692257 inclusive)


Where EntryProfile.UCASAPPID digits 1-8 are in ranges (06000999 to 06009996 inclusive or 06690999 to 06692257 inclusive), this field must pass either the checksum test as applied to Student.HUSID or the 'incorrectly calculated checksum' test, details of which are in student circular 06_04

Schema components
Data type: UCASAPPIDType

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