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Institution profile record 2013/14 - UK Provider Reference Number

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Institution profile record 2013/14

Fields required from institutions in Wales

UK Provider Reference Number

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Short nameUKPRN

This field records the UK Provider Reference Number, which is the unique identifier allocated to institutions by the UK Register of Learning Providers (UKRLP).

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

All institutions.


In the long-term it is anticipated that the UKPRN will replace the plethora of institution identifiers used by different organisations in the education sector.

Quality rules
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Reason required

To identify the source of a record; used by HESA and all Statutory Customers to identify institutions.

Part of
Field length8
Minimum occurrences1
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Element: UKPRN
Data type: UKPRNType
OwnerUK Register of Learning Providers
Change management notesWith the move of the collection to XML format, this field has been inserted to collect the record identifier. This information was previously derived automatically in the web form collection in 2012/13.

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