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HESA Student Record 2013/14 - Mobility scheme

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HESA Student Record 2013/14

Fields required from institutions in Scotland

Mobility scheme

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valid entries

This field records the type of mobility scheme that the student is on.

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

All Mobility records

Valid entries and labels
01 Institutional
02 Sandwich placement which meets the criteria set out by funding councils, not including ERASMUS
04 Other scheme

Code 01 'Institutional' includes anything organised as part of the institution's course (i.e. placements, field work etc.)

Code 02 should be used for sandwich placement students, to identify which Mobility experience counts as their sandwich placement. This should exclude any placement that is part of an ERASMUS scheme, which should be coded 03. The definition of sandwich in this instance should be consistent with funding council definitions as set out in Instance.MODE.

Code 03 includes Erasmus Mundus, Comenius, Tempus and Erasmus for All.

Junior Year Abroad (JYA) schemes should be coded 04 'Other scheme'.

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Reason required

For comparison purposes to create an accurate picture of the activity, monitoring trends, and for use in further studies into the longer-term impact of participation on mobile students, for example employability, etc.

Part of
Field length2
Minimum occurrences1
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Date modified2014-01-20
Change management notesGuidance added to Notes as to the appropriate code to use for Junior Year Abroad (JYA) schemes.

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