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HESA Student Record 2013/14 - UCAS Application Number

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HESA Student Record 2013/14

Fields required from institutions in Scotland

UCAS Application Number

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This field is the UCAS application code/number, which is a four or nine character code issued by UCAS

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

All entrants who entered this Instance via a UCAS scheme


The UCAS Application Code/Number together with the UCAS Personal identifier (Student.UCASPERID) forms the UCAS Application Identifier. The application code/number will normally be a four character code (two alpha and two numeric) or the old style UCAS Application Number of nine numeric characters. For students entering from 2011/12 and onwards, the old style UCAS Application Number is no longer valid in this field, as it does not appear in UCAS transactions. The four character UCAS Application Code should be returned instead.

This field is used by HESA to identify and validate students who entered an HEI through a UCAS scheme.

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Reason required

To identify students who entered their current instance via a UCAS application system and to facilitate linking between UCAS and HESA records.

Part of
Field length9
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Data type: UCASAPPIDType
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