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HESA Student Record 2007/08

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HESA Student Record 2007/08

Further guidance on reporting Qualifications on entry


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Version 1.2 Produced 2008-08-20

The following table provides details of the qualification grades that are valid with particular entry qualifications.

QUALTYPE Qualification QUALGRADE Notes and any specific subject code (QUALSBJ) restrictions for this qualification
6M Music Theory Level 6 D M P F M94
M6 Music Practical Level 6 D M P F M95
7M Music Theory Level 7 D M P F M96
M7 Music Practical Level 7 D M P F M97
8M Music Theory Level 8 D M P F M98
M8 Music Practical Level 8 D M P F M99
A GCE Advanced Level A B C D E
N Q U X
# is a partial absence indicator and is valid as a second character but is not required
OCR also provides grades d, m and p as a second character for the oral component in language subjects, and these are valid as a second character but not required
A1, AS GCE Advanced Subsidiary A B C D E
Q U X
# is valid as a second character, but is not required
Grades d, m and p are valid as a second character but are not required
A1 is the current valid UCAS code; AS is also valid
DA GCE Advanced Double Award (A level (Double)) AA AB BB BC CC CD DD DE EE
Q U X
# is valid as a second, third or fourth character in combination with the two-letter codes and code U, but is not required
AD GCE Advanced Subsidiary Double Award (AS Level (Double)) AA AB BB BC CC CD DD DE EE
U X
# is valid as a second, third or fourth character in combination with the two-letter codes and code U, but is not required
V VCE Advanced A B C D E
Q U X
# is valid as a second character, but is not required
V1 VCE Advanced Subsidiary A B C D E
U X
# is valid as a second character, but is not required
V2 VCE Advanced Double Award AA AB BB BC CC CD DD DE EE
U X
# is valid as a second, third or fourth character in combination with the two-letter codes and code U, but is not required
AE Advanced Extension Award D M U Q X
SP GCE Advanced level Special Paper First character: A level grade A B C D E
Second character: d m p u #
AC CACHE Theory AA BB CC DD EE N12
CA CACHE Practical A B C D E N13
AH SQA Advanced Highers A1 A2 B3 B4 C5 C6 D7 F X
H SQA Highers a* A* A1 A2 A3 A4 A5 B3 B4 B6 B7 C5 C6 C8 C9 D D7 F X Note that grades a*, A*, A3, A4, A5, B6, B7, C8, C9 and D are now phased, but UCAS may still pass on these grades in low numbers.
I2 SQA Intermediate 2 A* a* A1 A2 B3 B4 C5 C6 D7 F X
I1 SQA Intermediate 1 A* a*
ND SQA Higher National Diploma P X Note that grade information from UCAS for this qualification may be blank
NC SQA Higher National Certificate P X Note that grade information from UCAS for this qualification may be blank
HK SQA Core Skill - Higher (Higher Core Skills) P K55-K65
IK SQA Core Skill - Intermediate 2 (Int 2 Core Skills) P K44-K54
CS SQA Certificate of Sixth Year Studies (CSYS) A B C D E F X Note this qualification is now phased out, but UCAS may still pass on these grades in low numbers
SW SQA Skills for Work Intermediate 2 P X B44 (Financial Services) C14 (Childcare)
SS Scottish Standard Grade Band 1, Band 2 Note: not available from UCAS
AI AICE D F M P X
CO, PE Cope (Certificate of Personal Effectiveness) Awards P F K15
CO is the valid UCAS code. PE may also be used for this qualification.
FD IFS Financial Studies Certificate in Financial Studies (CeFS) A B C D E F14
FS IFS Financial Studies Certificate in Financial Services Practice (CFSP) A B C D E F13
FM Free Standing Maths A B C D E Q U X # is valid as a second character with grade U, but not required
IB IB Higher Level (Int. Baccalaureate) H1 H2 H3 H4 H5 H6 H7 HN HP
IC IB Theory of Knowledge A B C D E N P T32
ID IB Bonus points 0 1 +1 2 +2 3 +3 N P X B29
IE IB Total points numeric value 24-45 or X T33
IF IB Overall result B D F P W X R40
IS IB Standard Level (IB subsidiary level) S1 S2 S3 S4 S5 S6 S7 SN SP
IX IB Extended Essay EA EB EC ED EE EN EP
IL Irish Leaving (Higher) A1 A2 B1 B2 B3 C1 C2 C3 D1 D2 D3 E F
IO Irish Leaving (Ordinary) A1 A2 B1 B2 B3 C1 C2 C3 D1 D2 D3 E F
K1 Key Skill Level 1 P F Q K10 K11 K12 K13 K71 K91
K2 Key Skill Level 2 P F Q K20 K21 K22 K23 K72 K92
K3 Key Skill Level 3 P F Q K30 K31 K32 K33 K73 K93
K4 Key Skill Level 4 P F Q K41 K42 K43 K74 K94
ST Step S 1 2 3 U X M48 M49 M52
WB Welsh Baccalaureate P F
X
WBA
O6, OC OCR National Certificate D M P Design D91; Business B91; Health & Social Care H71; Media M16; Public Services P91; Sport S61; Travel & Tourism T91
O6 is the valid UCAs code for this qualification, OC may also be used
OD, OT OCR National Diploma D M1 M2 P1 P2 P3 Design D92; Business B92; Health & Social Care H72; Media M17; Public Services P92; Sport S62; Travel & Tourism T92
OT is the valid UCAS code for this qualification, OT may also be used.
OE OCR National Extended Diploma D1 D2 M1 M2 M3 P1 P2 P3 Design D93; Business B93; Health & Social Care H73; Media M19; Public Services P93; Sport S63
B, BE BTEC (including BTEC National in Early Years) Certificate: DD DM MM MP PP
Diploma: DDD DDM DMM MMM MMP MPP PPP
Award/Practical: D M P
Note: not available from UCAS
FA Diploma in Foundation Studies (Art and Design) D M P Distinction Merit Pass Note: not available from UCAS

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