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Key Information Set 2012/13 - Placement study percentage

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Key Information Set 2012/13

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Placement study percentage

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This field records the percentage of study time on placements

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

All CourseStages


This field should contain the percentage of the student's time for the CourseStage that is spent on placements or in work experience. This would also include language and other years abroad. See separate document for details on classifying learning and teaching methods.

This field can contain a value in the range 0 - 100.

The sum of this field, CourseStage.INDEPENDENT and CourseStage.SCHEDULED must equal 100. Definitions of learning and teaching classifications are provided in the Calculations of assessment and learning and teaching methods guidance.

Teaching placements in medical and nursing courses should be treated as placements.

Where the total number of hours on placement exceeds 10 hours per credit, the total number of hours should be capped at 10 hours per credit.

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Field length3
Minimum occurrences1
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Data type: IntPrcntType
Year this field relates to2011/12 (if actual data) or 2013/14 (if institutional estimates - new course)
Date modified2011-12-15

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