Alternative provider student record 2015/16 - Course title
Alternative provider student record 2015/16
Fields required from institutions in England
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Although a compulsory field, this field will not be subject to specific checks regarding its validity. The only validation checks will be that the field contains at least one character.
The valid characterset available for this field follows the Data Standards in the HESA AP student record.
The character set chosen will support Welsh and Gaelic languages as well as all European and most other languages using a Latin-based character set.
The Unicode charts that list each of the characters in this range can be found on the Unicode web site. The specific sets that are defined here are shown in the following PDF documents:
Files must be encoded with UTF-8 and schema validation will be in place to ensure this. Providers must specify the encoding used in their XML files in the first line of the file (i.e. <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?>) and to ensure that their files are actually saved with that encoding. If XML files are edited with some text editors and the encoding is not specified or does not match the actual file encoding, there may be problems when submitting these files for validation.
Quality rules relating to this field are displayed here.
To facilitate HESA cross-checking with HE Provider and to identify the title of courses in onward analyses. To aid in more detailed understanding of provision than can be gained from broad qualification and subject descriptors.
Data type: TitleType
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