HESA Student Record 2007/08 - Credit value of module
HESA Student Record 2007/08
Fields required from institutions in Northern Ireland
Credit value of module
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This field indicates the number of credit points a student gains on successful completion of the module.
|Applicable to||England Northern Ireland Scotland Wales|
|Base data type||xs:nonNegativeInteger|
To identify and monitor the use of credit transfer schemes and to monitor the actual flow of credits.
Institutions in England and Northern Ireland may use code 999 as a default for all programmes of study, and it is suggested that this default is used for schemes coded 7 or 8 in Module.CRDTSCM.
Institutions in Wales cannot use code 999.
Fractional credit points should be rounded to the nearest whole number.
The length of this field is 3 characters, however the move to XML enables data to be returned with or without leading zeros, e.g. 003 or 3.
|Change management notes||Coverage amended to state that it covers all modules, and guidance added on the format for numeric data|
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