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HESA Student Record 2008/09

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HESA Student Record 2008/09

Further guidance on reporting Qualifications on entry


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Version 1.4 Produced 2009-10-08

The following table provides details of the qualification grades that are currently valid with particular entry qualifications. Qualifications that are planned for inclusion on TQI tariff calculations are indicated. The particular grades that attract tariff points, and the points allocated to those grades, are defined by UCAS.

QUALTYPE Qualification QUALGRADE Notes and any specific subject code (QUALSBJ) restrictions for this qualification Qualification
Planned for
inclusion in
2008/09 TQI tariff
6M Music Theory Level 6 D M P F M94 Y
M6 Music Practical Level 6 D M P F M95 Y
7M Music Theory Level 7 D M P F M96 Y
M7 Music Practical Level 7 D M P F M97 Y
8M Music Theory Level 8 D M P F M98 Y
M8 Music Practical Level 8 D M P F M99 Y
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
Y
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
Y
DA GCE Advanced Double Award (A level (Double)) AA AB BB BC CC CD DD DE EE
Q U X XX
# is valid as a second, third or fourth character in combination with the two-letter codes and code U, but is not required Y
AD GCE Advanced Subsidiary Double Award (AS Level (Double)) AA AB BB BC CC CD DD DE EE
U X XX
# is valid as a second, third or fourth character in combination with the two-letter codes and code U, but is not required Y
V VCE Advanced A B C D E
Q U X
# is valid as a second character, but is not required Y
V1 VCE Advanced Subsidiary A B C D E
U X
# is valid as a second character, but is not required Y
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 Y
9U GCE 9 Unit Award AA AB BB BC CC CD DD DE EE
U U# X# Q
Y
H1 GCE A Level (H1) A B C D E S U X H1, H2 and H3 A level qualifications are Singapore Higher qualifications awarded by University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) N
H2 GCE A Level (H2) A B C D E S U X H1, H2 and H3 A level qualifications are Singapore Higher qualifications awarded by University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) N
H3 GCE A Level (H3) D M P U X H1, H2 and H3 A level qualifications are Singapore Higher qualifications awarded by University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) N
AO CIE AO (Advanced Ordinary) A B C X This qualification is awarded by University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) N
AE Advanced Extension Award D M U Q X Y
SP GCE Advanced level Special Paper First character: A level grade A B C D E
Second character: d m p u #
N
AC CACHE Theory AA BB CC DD EE
A B C D E are now also valid but do not attract tariff points
N12 Y
CA CACHE Practical A B C D E N13 Y
AH SQA Advanced Highers A1 A2 B3 B4 C5 C6 D7 F X Y
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 out, but UCAS may still pass on these grades in low numbers. Y
I2 SQA Intermediate 2 A* a* A1 A2 B3 B4 C5 C6 D7 F X Y
I1 SQA Intermediate 1 A* a* N
ND SQA Higher National Diploma P X Note that grade information from UCAS for this qualification may be blank N
NC SQA Higher National Certificate P X Note that grade information from UCAS for this qualification may be blank N
HK SQA Core Skill - Higher (Higher Core Skills) P K55-K66, K67, K70, K76. Note that core skill subjects are available at multiple levels, and the subject code distinguishes the level at which a subject has been studied. N
IK SQA Core Skill - Intermediate 2 (Int 2 Core Skills) P K44-K54, K67, K69, K75, K77. Note that core skill subjects are available at multiple levels, and the subject code distinguishes the level at which a subject has been studied. N
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 N
SW SQA Skills for Work Intermediate 2 P X B44 (Financial Services) C14 (Childcare) N
SS Scottish Standard Grade Band 1, Band 2 Note: not available from UCAS N
AI AICE D F M P X N
CO Cope (Certificate of Personal Effectiveness) Awards P F K15
Y
EP Extended Project A* A B C D E U X N
FD Financial Services (Diploma) A B C D E U F14 Y
FS Financial Services (Certificate) A B C D E U F13 Y
FM Free Standing Maths A B C D E Q U X # is valid as a second character with grade U, but not required Y
IB IB Higher Level (Int. Baccalaureate) H1 H2 H3 H4 H5 H6 H7 HN HP N
IC IB Theory of Knowledge A B C D E N P T32 N
ID IB Bonus points 0 1 +1 2 +2 3 +3 N P X B29 N
IE IB Total points numeric value 24-45 or X
note that values of less than 24 do not attract tariff points
T33 Y
IF IB Overall result B D F P W X R40 N
IS IB Standard Level (IB subsidiary level) S1 S2 S3 S4 S5 S6 S7 SN SP N
IX IB Extended Essay EA EB EC ED EE EN EP N
IL Irish Leaving (Higher) A1 A2 B1 B2 B3 C1 C2 C3 D1 D2 D3 E F Y
IO Irish Leaving (Ordinary) A1 A2 B1 B2 B3 C1 C2 C3 D1 D2 D3 E F Y
K1 Key Skill Level 1 P F X Q K10 K11 K12 K13 K71 K91 N
K2 Key Skill Level 2 P F Q K20 K21 K22 K23 K72 K92 Y
K3 Key Skill Level 3 P Pass F X Q K30 K31 K32 K33 K73 K93 Y
K4 Key Skill Level 4 P F Q K41 K42 K43 K74 K94 Y
ST Step S 1 2 3 U X M48 M49 M52 N
WB Welsh Baccalaureate P F X WBA Y
OC OCR iPRO Certificate P F Y
OD OCR iPRO Diploma P F Y
O6 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
Y
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.
Y
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 Y
B, BE BTEC (including BTEC Children's Care, Learning and Development) Certificate: DD DM MM MP PP
Diploma: DDD DDM DMM MMM MMP MPP PPP
Award/Practical: D M P
Note: not available from UCAS Y
FA Diploma in Foundation Studies (Art and Design) D M P Distinction Merit Pass Note: not available from UCAS N

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