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QR.C15051.Module.CRDTPTS.1

Module.CRDTPTS must be coded 999 where Module.CRDTSCM = 9.
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The credit point default code must be used where there is no credit transfer scheme
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QR.C14051.Module.CRDTPTS.1

QR.C15051.Module.CRDTPTS.2

Module.CRDTPTS should be coded 999 where English or Northern Irish institution and Module.CRDTSCM = 7 or 8.
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The credit point default code should be used where the credit transfer scheme is either other scheme or own scheme
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QR.C14051.Module.CRDTPTS.2

QR.C15051.Module.CRDTPTS.3

For institutions in Scotland or Wales, Module.CRDTPTS should contain a value greater than 0.
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Credits points should contain a value greater than 0
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QR.C14051.Module.CRDTPTS.3

QR.C15051.Module.CRDTPTS.4

For institutions in England or Northern Ireland, Module.CRDTPTS should contain a value greater than 0 where Module.FTE > 0.
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If the full-time equivalent value for this module is greater than 0, then the credits points value should also be greater than 0
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QR.C14051.Module.CRDTPTS.4

QR.C15051.Module.CRDTSCM.1

Module.CRDTSCM cannot be coded 2 for institutions in England, Wales or Northern Ireland.
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The Scotland (SCOTCAT) credit transfer scheme cannot be used
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QR.C14051.Module.CRDTSCM.1

QR.C15051.Module.FRANIND.1

Module.FRANIND must not exist where the institution is in England, Northern Ireland or Scotland
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The module franchise indicator field is for use by providers in Wales only
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QR.C14051.Module.FRANIND.1

QR.C15051.Module.FRANIND.2

Module.FRANIND must be coded 1 or 2 where Module.PCOLAB > 0.
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Where a proportion of this module has been taught by another provider it must be part of a franchise or other collaborative arrangement
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QR.C14051.Module.FRANIND.2

QR.C15051.Module.FRANIND.3

Module.FRANIND must be coded 3 where Module.PCOLAB = 0.
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Where this module is wholly taught by the returning provider it must not be part of a franchise or other collaborative arrangement
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QR.C14051.Module.FRANIND.3

QR.C15051.Module.FTE.1

For institutions in Scotland and Wales, Module.FTE should contain a value greater than 0.
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The full-time equivalent proportion for a module is expected to be between 1 and 300.
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QR.C14051.Module.FTE.1

QR.C15051.Module.FTE.2

For institutions in England or Northern Ireland, Module.FTE should contain a value greater than 0 where Module.CRDTPTS is in the range 1 - 998.
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The full-time equivalent proportion for a module is expected to be between 1 and 300 if its credit value does not use the default code 999.
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QR.C14051.Module.FTE.2

QR.C15051.Module.LEVLPTS.1

Module.LEVLPTS must exist where Module.CRDTPTS does not = 999.
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As the number of credit points for this module has been returned, the level for these credit points must also be coded.
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QR.C14051.Module.LEVLPTS.1

QR.C15051.Module.LEVLPTS.2

Module.LEVLPTS codes D or E must be for an institution in Scotland.
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Providers outside Scotland are not allowed to use the codes for HND/Diploma HE and Ordinary degrees.
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QR.C14051.Module.LEVLPTS.2

QR.C15051.Module.MODLANG.1

Module.MODLANG must exist for institutions in Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland.
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QR.C14051.Module.MODLANG.1

QR.C15051.Module.MODLANG.2

Module.MODLANG must be 1 ,2 or 3 where any StudentOnModule.LANGPCNT is greater than 0.
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The proportion that is taught in the Celtic language can only be returned for modules taught in Welsh, Gaidhlig or Irish.
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QR.C14051.Module.MODLANG.2

QR.C15051.Module.MODLANG.3

Module.MODLANG must not exist for institutions in England.
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QR.C14051.Module.MODLANG.3

QR.C15051.Module.PCOLAB.1

Module.PCOLAB must be greater than 0 where Module.TINST exists.
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If there is a collaborating or franchise partner providing teaching, the percentage taught by the partner organisation must be greater than 0.
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QR.C14051.Module.PCOLAB.1

QR.C15051.Module.TINST.1

Module.TINST must exist where Module.PCOLAB is greater than 0.
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The collaborating or franchise partner must be returned where there is a partner organisation delivering some or all of the teaching.
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QR.C14051.Module.TINST.1

QR.C15051.Module.TINST.10

Where Module.TINST is a UKPRN and exists in the UK Register of Learning Providers (UKRLP), the collaborative/franchise partner is expected to have an active status.
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The collaborating or franchise partner you have entered is no longer active.
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QR.C14051.Module.TINST.10

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.Module.TINST.2

Module.TINST must not exist where Module.PCOLAB is 0.
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Where there is no collaborating or franchise partner providing teaching, detail of the percentage of the module taught by the partner must not exist.
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QR.C14051.Module.TINST.2

QR.C15051.Module.TINST.4

Module.TINST should not be coded 4003 or 4004 for institutions in England.
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The UKPRN of the collaborating or franchise partner should be returned.
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QR.C14051.Module.TINST.4

QR.C15051.Module.TINST.5

Module.TINST must not equal Institution.UKPRN
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Providers must not return their own UKPRN in the Module.TINST field as this captures other providers involved in the delivery of the module.
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QR.C14051.Module.TINST.5

QR.C15051.Module.TINST.6

For providers in England, Northern Ireland or Scotland, Module.TINST must contain a valid UKPRN where Module.MTITLE includes the word 'college'.
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Where a college is involved in the delivery of a module a valid UKPRN must be returned rather than a generic code. Please search the UKRLP for a valid UKPRN for this collaborating or franchise partner.
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QR.C14051.Module.TINST.6

QR.C15051.Module.TINST.9

Where Module.TINST is a UKPRN, it must exist in the UK Register of Learning Providers (UKRLP).
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A valid UKPRN must be returned.
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QR.C14051.Module.TINST.9

QR.C15051.ModuleSubject.MODSBJP.1

Sum across all occurrences of ModuleSubject.MODSBJP for a module must be between 99 and 101.
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The proportion split between different subject codes for a given module must sum to between 99 and 101.
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QR.C14051.ModuleSubject.MODSBJP.1

QR.C15051.Module.CRDTPTS.5

Where Module.CRDTPTS is coded 999 for institutions in Wales, all associated Course.COURSEAIM codes (linking via StudentOnModule and Instance) must begin with P, Q, R, S or X.
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If the credit point default code is used, all linked course qualification aims must be below level 4
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QR.C14051.Module.CRDTPTS.5

QR.C15051.Module.CRDTPTS.6

For institutions in England and Northern Ireland, Module.CRDTPTS must be coded 0 or 999 where Module.FTE = 0 and any associated instance ( linking via StudentOnModule ) has Instance.MODE not equal to 63 or 64.
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Unless the student is dormant, where the full-time equivalent value for a module is 0, the credit points value must be either 0 or use the default code
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QR.C14051.Module.CRDTPTS.6

QR.C15051.Module.CRDTSCM.2

Where Module.CRDTSCM is coded 9 for institutions in Wales, all associated Course.COURSEAIM codes (linking via StudentOnModule and Instance) must begin with P, Q, R, S or X.
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A module must be associated with a credit scheme where it is associated with one or more course at HE level.
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QR.C14051.Module.CRDTSCM.2

QR.C15051.Module.CRDTSCM.3

Module.CRDTSCM must be coded 2 for institutions in Scotland where any associated Course.COURSEAIM codes (linking via StudentOnModule and Instance) do not begin with D or L.
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Where a module is not associated with a postgraduate research course, it must be part of the Scotland (SCOTCAT) credit scheme.
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QR.C14051.Module.CRDTSCM.3

QR.C15051.Module.CRDTSCM.4

Module.CRDTSCM must be coded 2 or 9 for institutions in Scotland where all associated Course.COURSEAIM codes (linking via StudentOnModule and Instance) begin with D or L.
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The full-time equivalent proportion for a module is expected to be between 1 and 300.
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QR.C14051.Module.CRDTSCM.4

QR.C15051.Module.FRANIND.4

Module.FRANIND must exist for institutions in Wales where any associated Course.COURSEAIM (linking via StudentOnModule and Instance) begins with D, E, L, M, H, I, J or C.
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The module franchise indicator field must be used by providers in Wales for HE level courses leading to an award or credit.
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QR.C14051.Module.FRANIND.4

QR.C15051.Module.TINST.12

A collaborative or franchise relationship existed with this learning provider in last year s Student return, but no instances are associated with the learning provider in this year s Student return.
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Reason for Change
New rule added to warn where a UKPRN was returned in Module.TINST last year, but has not been associated with any instances in this year's Student return.
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QR.C15051.Module.TINST.13

No collaborative or franchise relationship existed with this learning provider in last year s Student return, but an instance is associated with the learning provider in this year s Student return.
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Reason for Change
New rule added to warn where no UKPRN was returned in Module.TINST last year, but has been associated with an instance in this year's Student return.
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QR.C15051.Module.TINST.14

Where a HE provider is in England or Wales, a generic code (4003 or 4004) has been returned in Module.TINST for a franchise or collaborative learning provider. Please check whether Module.TINST can be coded more accurately.
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The use of generic codes for Module.TINST may have an impact on a HE providers' Unistats data.
Reason for Change
New rule added to warn where generic codes have been used in Module.TINST.
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QR.C15051.Module.TINST.15

The number of instances associated with a franchise or collaborative learning provider has changed by more than 10% (and more than 50 instances), between this year and last year.
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Reason for Change
New rule added to warn where there has been a significant change in instances associated with a franchise or collaborative learning provider.
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QR.C15051.Module.TINST.8

For providers in England, Northern Ireland or Scotland, Module.TINST must contain a valid UKPRN where Course.CTITLE ( linking via StudentOnModule and Instance ) includes the word 'college'.
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Where the course title indicates that there is a college involved in the delivery, a valid UKPRN must be returned rather than a generic code. Please search the UKRLP for a valid UKPRN for this collaborating or franchise partner.
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QR.C14051.Module.TINST.8

QR.C15051.ModuleSubject.COSTCN.1

Where ModuleSubject.COSTCN is not equal to 999 and Module.TINST does not exist, the academic HESA cost centre has not been submitted in AcademicCostCentres.ACCENTRE in the Provider profile record.
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Reason for Change
Wording only change for the renaming of ‘Institution profile’ to ‘Provider profile’ and ‘academic cost centre’ to ‘academic HESA cost centre'.
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QR.C14051.ModuleSubject.COSTCN.1

QR.C15051.ModuleSubject.COSTCN.10

ModuleSubject.COSTCN code 999 (cost centre not assignable) has been returned this year. Where possible, reassign to an appropriate academic HESA cost centre code.
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Cost centre 999 should only be used in cases where it is not possible to allocate the activity to a HESA academic cost centre.
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Reason for Change
New rule added to warn where cost centre 999 has been used.
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QR.C15051.ModuleSubject.COSTCN.2

Where AcademicCostCentres.ACCENTRE has been submitted in the Provider profile record but is not coded in any occurrence of ModuleSubject.COSTCN. Please note that for a match on AcademicCostCentres.ACCENTRE to ModuleSubject.COSTCN there must be at least one student studying that module.
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Reason for Change
Wording only change for the renaming of ‘Institution profile’ to ‘Provider profile’.
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QR.C14051.ModuleSubject.COSTCN.2

QR.C15051.ModuleSubject.COSTCN.3

Where ModuleSubject.COSTCN is not equal to 999 and Module.TINST exists and Module.PCOLAB < 100, the academic HESA cost centre has not been submitted in AcademicCostCentres.ACCENTRE in the Provider profile record.
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A value of < 100 in Module.PCOLAB indicates that part of this module is being taught at the returning institution and would therefore be associated with a cost centre reported in the Provider profile record.
Reason for Change
Wording only change for the renaming of ‘Institution profile’ to ‘Provider profile’ and ‘academic cost centre’ to ‘academic HESA cost centre'. The additional information previously contained in the rule has been moved to further guidance.
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QR.C14051.ModuleSubject.COSTCN.3

QR.C15051.ModuleSubject.COSTCN.4

The academic HESA cost centre was returned in last year's Student, Staff and Finance collections but ModuleSubject.COSTCN has not been submitted in this year's Student return. (Staff data is based on academic contracts only).
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Where there was Student, Staff and Finance data last year it is expected that there would be Student data for this year's collection.
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Reason for Change
New rule added to warn where an academic HESA cost centre was returned in last year's Student, Staff and Finance collections but not in this year's Student return.
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QR.C15051.ModuleSubject.COSTCN.5

The ModuleSubject.COSTCN was returned in last year s Student record, but there is no corresponding data in this year s Student return. (Cost centre not assignable (999) is excluded from this comparison).
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Student HESA cost centre data was returned last year, but has not been returned this year.
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Reason for Change
New rule added to warn where a HESA cost centre was returned in last year's Student record, but not returned this year.
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QR.C15051.ModuleSubject.COSTCN.6

The academic HESA cost centre was not returned in last year's Student, Staff and Finance collections but ModuleSubject.COSTCN has been submitted in this year's Student return. (Staff data is based on academic contracts only).
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Where there is Student data returned this year it is expected that there would have been Student, Staff and Finance data for last year's collection.
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Reason for Change
New rule added to warn where an academic HESA cost centre was not returned in last year's Student, Staff and Finance collections but it is in this year's Student return.
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QR.C15051.ModuleSubject.COSTCN.7

The ModuleSubject.COSTCN has been returned in this year s Student record, but there was no corresponding Student data in last year s return. (Cost centre not assignable (999) is excluded from this comparison).
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Student HESA cost centre data has been returned this year, but was not returned last year.
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Reason for Change
New rule added to warn where a HESA cost centre has been submitted in this year's Student record, but was not in last year's return.
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QR.C15051.ModuleSubject.COSTCN.8

For each ModuleSubject.COSTCN, the total Student FTE has changed by more than 20% (and FTE by more than 50.0) between this year and last year.
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We would not expect significant year-on-year changes within a cost centre.
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Reason for Change
New rule added to warn where the FTE has changed by more than 20% (and 50.0) between years.
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QR.C15051.ModuleSubject.COSTCN.9

Academic HESA cost centre code 136 (Continuing Education) was returned in last year's Staff and Finance collections but ModuleSubject.COSTCN code 136 has not been submitted in this year's Student return. Are these students non-credit bearing?
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Last year there was Staff FTE and Finance expenditure allocated to Continuing Education but no students in this year's return. Is this to support non-credit bearing student activity which is excluded from the coverage of the Student record?
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Reason for Change
New rule added to warn where there is Staff FTE and Finance Expenditure in CC136 Continuing Education, this may be to support non-credit bearing student activity which is excluded from the coverage of the Student record.
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QR.C15051.ModuleSubject.MODSBJ.1

Where (first character of Course.COURSEAIM = D, E, L, M, H, I, J or C and second and third characters of Course.COURSEAIM are not 90 or 99) and Instance.MODE = 01, 23 or 24 and a student instance is attached to a single module then at least one ModuleSubject.MODSBJ must contain a code in the same JACS Subject Area (XJACSA01) as at least one of the CourseSubject.SBJCA codes.
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QR.C14051.ModuleSubject.MODSBJ.1

QR.C14051.Module.TINST.3

Module.TINST must not be coded 4001 for institutions in England.
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Reason for Change
Rule deleted following the removal of the 4001 code from the coding frame.
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C14051.Module.TINST.Business Rule.4

QR.C14051.Module.TINST.7

Where Module.TINST exists more than 10% are coded 4001.
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Rule deleted following the removal of the 4001 code from the coding frame.
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C14051.Module.TINST.Exception.2

QR.C15051.Module.MODID.1

Module.MODID must be unique within an institution's return (i.e. all Module and ModuleSubject entity data for a given Module must be consistent).
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Reason for Change
Rule deleted as this validation is now a schema check.
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QR.C14051.Module.MODID.1