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HESA Student Record 2010/11 - Number of units to achieve full qualification

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HESA Student Record 2010/11

Fields required from institutions in Wales

Number of units to achieve full qualification

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Short nameNOUNTACH

This field records the number of units or modules that are to be completed to achieve the full qualification or learning aim.

Applicable toEngland Wales

All instances at institutions in England and Wales where Instance.FESTUMK = 1,3 or 4 and Instance.REDUCEDI = 00


This field and Number of units completed will be used to identify the proportion of units achieved by the learner when partially achieving.

The length of this field is 2 characters, however the move to XML enables data to be returned with or without leading zeros, e.g. 03 or 3.

For applicable instances at institutions in Wales:

  • for learning aims consisting of units (eg OCN) or unitisation (eg NVQs) enter number of credits/units to achieve full learning aim
  • for learning aims not consisting of credits/units enter default value 99
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Reason required

To calculate LSC/DCELLS funding for partially completed learning aims.

Part of
Field length2
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
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Date modified2011-04-28
Change management notesNew business rule 4 added, and guidance for default code 99 added for institutions in Wales

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