HESA Student Record 2007/08 - Credit transfer scheme
HESA Student Record 2007/08
Fields required from institutions in Northern Ireland
Credit transfer scheme
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This field denotes the credit point transfer scheme that Module.CRDTPTS, and Module.LEVPTS, apply to.
|Applicable to||England Northern Ireland Scotland Wales|
|Base data type||CRDTSCMCodeType|
To identify and monitor the use of credit transfer schemes and to monitor the actual flow of credits.
Credit accumulation and transfer schemes allow students to collect credit for work already completed, if they decide to terminate their study before achieving a complete award. If and when they resume their studies, not necessarily at the previous institution, they may be able to carry forward the credits from their previous study.
HESA may seek extra information about schemes coded 7 or 8.
Modules which do not have a credit transfer scheme should be coded 9.
Institutions in Wales cannot use code 9 No scheme.
For institutions in Scotland this field must be coded 2 Scotland (SCOTCAT). The only exception to this rule is students for whom Course.COURSEAIM begins D or L, who can be coded 9 in this field.
|Change management notes||Additional code A added for use in reporting FE students by institutions in Wales|
Data type: CRDTSCMCodeContentType
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