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HESA Student Record 2013/14 - Number of units completed

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HESA Student Record 2013/14

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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 toWales

All instances at institutions in 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 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 SFA/EFA/DfES funding for partially completed learning aims.

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Field length2
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
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