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HESA Student Record 2012/13 - Articulation

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HESA Student Record 2012/13

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Short nameARTICLN

This field identifies whether a student has been admitted to the current instance with advanced standing; the advanced standing having been awarded on the basis of an HND/HNC qualification and the student has not previously studied at degree or post-graduate level

Applicable toScotland

All entrants to institutions in Scotland where EntryProfile.DOMICILE = XF, XG, XH, XI, XK, XL, GG, JE, IM and on courses where Course.COURSEAIM = M22, M26, H00, H11, H16, H18, H22, H23, H24, I00, I11, I16 and Instance.REDUCEDI = 00 or 04 and Instance.COMDATE is after 2007-07-31

Valid entries and labels
1Articulating student: Previous HNC obtained at an FEC
2Articulating student: Previous HNC obtained at an HEI (including UHI)
3Articulating student: Previous HND obtained at an FEC
4Articulating student: Previous HND obtained at an HEI (including UHI)
7First degree level student who is/was not articulating in this programme
8Information sought but not known

The information for this field should come from the institutions' admissions office and reflect the reasons why a student has been granted advanced standing i.e. is allowed to start part-way through the course. Usually this will be under formal articulation arrangements for the course, but any entry with advanced standing where the advanced standing was granted because of an HND/HNC qualification (including partial completion) and the student has never studied at degree level should be included.

Where previous qualifications/HE experience is not known some students may have to be asked a direct question along the lines of: "Have you ever started a degree level course before?" those answering yes would not be regarded as articulating for this field. The outcome of any previous study is not relevant to this particular field nor is whether the degree level study was before or after obtaining the HND/HNC.

All first degree students should have one of the codes 1 to 8.

Code 7 'First degree level student who is/was not articulating in this programme' covers both students coming in with qualifications other than HND/HNC and also those who are coming in with those qualifications but who are excluded on the grounds of having previously started a course at degree level.

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Reason required

To assess the effectiveness of measures to improve access to degree level study through recruitment to HNC/HND programmes in colleges; the student has to demonstrate that they are moving up, not sideways, i.e. no previous degree level study has taken place.

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Field length1
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
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Element: ARTICLN
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