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HESA Student Record 2008/09 - Qualification sitting

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HESA Student Record 2008/09

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Short nameQUALSIT

This field identifies which exam sitting the qualification on entry to the instance was obtained.

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

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Base data typeQUALSITCodeType
Field length1
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Maximum occurrences1
Reason required

To allow detailed analysis of qualifications on entry and consequent progression.


The awarding bodies have given their consent, via the Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ), for some of the results data that they forward to UCAS to be shared with HEIs for admission purposes, to also be used in preparing the Student Record from 2007/08.

This data will be made available to institutions by UCAS (through the *J transaction). The HESA record will work to the existing UCAS coding frame.

Institutions are encouraged to provide this information for other full-time undergraduate students, in order to contribute more complete statistical information for the sector

Change management notesBusiness rule 3 amended to remove UKRPN 10007842 (University of Cumbria) from list of medical schools
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