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HESA Student Record 2010/11 - Number of units completed

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HESA Student Record 2010/11

Fields required from institutions in Wales

Number of units completed

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Short nameNUMUNITS

This field records the number of units completed and achieved from a 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 Instance.NOUNTACH 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 at institutions in Wales consisting of credits (eg. OCN) or unitisation (eg NVQs):

  • enter number of credits/units achieved
  • if instance is continuing (Instance.CSTAT = 1) and no credits/units yet acheived enter value of zero
  • if instance has completed (Instance.CSTAT = 2) and result is not yet known enter value of 98
  • For learning aims not consisting of credits/units enter default value 99
Quality rules
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Reason required

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

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Field length2
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
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Date modified2011-04-28
Change management notesNew business rules 4-7 added, and guidance for institutions in Wales re-formatted for clarity

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