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QR.C15051.Instance.REFData.3

Where the Instance.REFData entity occurs more than once, there are multiple occurrences of the same REFData.COLPROV and Unit of Assessment (UOA) code (i.e. the first two characters of REFData.UOA2014). Please check this is correct and that REF data has not been duplicated.
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QR.C14051.Instance.REFData.3

QR.C15051.Instance.REFData.5

Instance.REFData occurs more than six times and no occurrence of REFData.COLPROV exists.
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QR.C14051.Instance.REFData.5

QR.C15051.Instance.REFData.6

Instance.REFData occurs more than 12 times and an occurrence of REFData.COLPROV exists.
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QR.C14051.Instance.REFData.6

QR.C15051.Module.TINST.11

For this instance, the same UKPRN has been returned in both REFData.COLPROV and Module.TINST.
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If the collaborative supervision involves a teaching element, then this should be wholly returned in REFData.COLPROV to avoid double-counting of provision. The return of Module.TINST UKPRN in REFData.COLPROV may impact Student/Staff ratios.
Reason for Change
Rule added to accompany the revisions to the collaborative supervision of PGR students.
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QR.C15051.REFData.COLPROV.1

Where REFData.COLPROV exists and does not equal 4002, 4003 or 4004, it must contain a valid UKPRN in the UK Register of Learning Providers (UKRLP) lookup.
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Rule amended to include 'exists' in the rule description as REFData.COLPROV cannot be returned as an empty element. This is a wording only change.
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QR.C14051.REFData.COLPROV.1

QR.C15051.REFData.COLPROV.2

Where REFData.COLPROV exists in any REFData entity it should not be the same as Institution.UKPRN.
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A collaborating provider UKPRN should not be the same as the reporting provider UKPRN.
Further Guidance
The return of reporting Institution.UKPRN in REFData.COLPROV may impact Student/Staff ratios.
Reason for Change
Rule added to accompany the revisions to the collaborative supervision of PGR students.
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QR.C15051.REFData.UOA2014.4

For this REFData entity, REFData.UOA2014 must exist where (REFData.COLPROV contains a UKPRN of a higher education provider who submitted to REF2014) or (REFData.COLPROV does not exist).
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For each REFData entity, a unit of assessment code must be returned where the collaborating provider submitted to REF2014, or where a collaborating provider has not been returned.
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Reason for Change
Rule added to accompany the revisions to the collaborative supervision of PGR students.
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QR.C15051.Instance.FUNDCODE.35

For this instance, Instance.FUNDCODE can only be coded 1 where, for at least one REFData entity, (REFData.COLPROV does not exist and the corresponding REFData.UOAPCNT is greater than zero) or (REFData.COLPROV is a UKPRN of a publically funded HEI and the corresponding REFData.UOAPCNT is greater than zero).
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Unless the submitting provider, or a collaborating provider, is a publically funded HEI with a corresponding element of REF supervision, then the student cannot be returned as funded by the funding council.
Further Guidance
Funding rules do not permit students to be funded unless they are supervised by a member of staff at a publically funded HEI.
Reason for Change
Rule added to accompany the revisions to the collaborative supervision of PGR students.
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QR.C15051.REFData.UOA2014.1

Where REFData.COLPROV does not exist, and REFData.UOA2014 ends with A, B or C (i.e. is a multiple submission), the combination of Unit of Assessment code and multiple submission code must exist in the look-up file of multiple submissions registered for REF2014, supplied by HEFCE.
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Rule amended at the request of HEFCE to ensure that the submitting HEP's Unit of Assessment (including multiple submission code) must exist in the look-up file of multiple submissions supplied by HEFCE.
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QR.C14051.REFData.UOA2014.1

QR.C15051.REFData.UOA2014.2

Where REFData.COLPROV exists, and REFData.COLPROV is a UKPRN of a higher education provider that submitted to the REF, the combination of REFData.COLPROV and REFData.UOA2014 (where this a single submission code ending with Z) for this entity does not exist in the REF2014 lookup table supplied by HEFCE.
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If the collaborative provider is a HE provider that submitted to the REF, the combination of the HE provider's UKPRN and the three characters of the REF Unit of assessment code ending with Z (i.e. is a single submission), returned in this REFData entity, does not exist in the REF2014 lookup table supplied by HEFCE.
Further Guidance
Although it is possible to return a single submission that was not submitted to the REF for a collaborative HE provider, please check, as this activity is in a subject area that was not submitted.
Reason for Change
Rule added to accompany the revisions to the collaborative supervision of PGR students.
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QR.C15051.REFData.UOA2014.3

Where a collaborative provider is eligible to make a REF submission, the combination of REFData.COLPROV and REFData.UOA2014 (where REFData.UOA2014 ends with A, B or C (i.e. is a multiple submission)) must exist in the REF2014 lookup table supplied by HEFCE.
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If the collaborative provider is a HE provider that submitted to the REF, then the combination of the HE provider's UKPRN and the three characters of the REF Unit of assessment code ending with A, B or C (i.e. is a multiple submission) returned in this REFData entity, must exist in the REF2014 lookup table supplied by HEFCE.
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Reason for Change
Rule added to accompany the revisions to the collaborative supervision of PGR students.
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