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Key Information Set 2013/14 - Institution beds - upper quartile cost

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Key Information Set 2013/14

Fields required from institutions in Northern Ireland

Institution beds - upper quartile cost

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This field records the upper quartile annual cost of institution owned/sponsored beds.

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

All institutions where Location.INSTBEDS exists


This field should contain the upper quartile of the annual costs of a bed-space in institution owned/sponsored accommodation. This field should not be returned where no such accommodation exists.

There are many different ways to calculate quartiles, all of which are acceptable. Guidance on calculating quartiles can be found at

This field should only represent accommodation available to undergraduates, and should be based on the bed spaces included in Location.INSTBEDS.

This field can contain values in the range 0-99999, validation will restrict the range to 1500-15000.

Further guidance is available in the Accommodation costs document.

This field must be completed if Institution.INSTBEDS exists.

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Field length5
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
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Data type: ANNCOSTSType
Year this field relates to2013/14
Date modified2013-03-21
Change management notesLink to further accommodation guidance added to the Notes.

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