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HESA Student Record 2013/14 - Credit transfer scheme

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HESA Student Record 2013/14

Fields required from institutions in Scotland

Credit transfer scheme

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valid entries
Short nameCRDTSCM

This field denotes the credit point transfer scheme that Module.CRDTPTS, and Module.LEVPTS, apply to.

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

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Valid entries and labels
1England & Northern Ireland (CATS)
2Scotland (SCOTCAT)
3CQFW credit framework
6LSDA credit framework
7Other scheme
8Own scheme
9No scheme
AGNVQ units/OCN credits

Credit accumulation and transfer schemes allow students to collect credit for work already completed, if they decide to terminate their study before achieving a complete award. If and when they resume their studies, not necessarily at the previous institution, they may be able to carry forward the credits from their previous study.

HESA may seek extra information about schemes coded 7 or 8.

Modules which do not have a credit transfer scheme should be coded 9.

Institutions in Wales cannot use code 9 No scheme unless this module links (via StudentOnModule and Instance) to a course where Course.COURSEAIM begins with P, Q, R, S or X.

For institutions in Scotland this field must be coded 2 Scotland (SCOTCAT). The only exception to this rule is students for whom Course.COURSEAIM begins D or L, who can be coded 9 in this field.

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Reason required

To identify and monitor the use of credit transfer schemes and to monitor the actual flow of credits.

Part of
Field length1
Minimum occurrences1
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Element: CRDTSCM

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