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HESA Student Record 2013/14 - Mobility type

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HESA Student Record 2013/14

Fields required from institutions in Scotland

Mobility type

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valid entries
Short nameMOBTYPE

This field records the type of mobility experience i.e. study abroad or work abroad.

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

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Valid entries and labels
01Study abroad
02Work abroad

This field is returned multiple times when a student completes a mobility experience covering more than one type at the same time.

Code 02 'Work abroad' is used in situations where a student is doing paid work, such as an internship.

Code 03 'Volunteering' should be used where the student is undertaking voluntary or other unpaid work.

Quality rules
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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 occurrences3
Schema components
Element: MOBTYPE
Date modified2014-04-29
Change management notesBusiness rule 1 added to ensure that mobility types are not repeated for the same mobility.

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