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Key Information Set 2013/14 - KIS Course mode

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Key Information Set 2013/14

Fields common to all countries

KIS Course mode

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valid entries
Short nameKISMODE

This field indicates if a course is advertised as full-time, part-time or both.

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

All KISCourses.

Valid entries and labels

Full-time and part-time in the context of this field relates to how the institution advertises the delivery of the course.

If the course is advertised as a full-time course, but made available part-time on an ad hoc basis, then code 1 'Full-time' should be returned. If the course is only advertised part-time then code 2 'Part-time' should be returned.

If the institution advertises the course as both full and part-time, then code 3 'Both’ should be returned. This will produce two KIS in the output file, each with linked NSS and DLHE data.

Multiple KISCourse.KISTYPE 2s with different levels (calculated through KISCourse.KISAIM) or different KISCourse.KISMODEs (full-time or part-time), cannot be linked to a single KISCourse.KISTYPE 3. A separate KISCourse.KISTYPE 3 will be required for each.

Quality rules
Quality rules to follow
Reason required

To allow publication of a KIS for each mode and support searches on the Unistats website.

Part of
Field length1
Minimum occurrences1
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Element: KISMODE
Year this field relates to2014/15
Date modified2013-02-14
Change management notesCoverage updated to include all KISCourse.KISTYPEs, minimum occurrences changed to 1 to reflect this.

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