Key Information Set 2015/16 - Course title
Key Information Set 2015/16
Fields required from institutions in England
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This field records the title of the course.
|Applicable to||England Northern Ireland Scotland Wales|
All KISCourses where KISCourse.KISTYPE = 1 or 2.
This field must not be returned when KISCourse.KISTYPE = 3.
This field is optional when KISCourse.KISAIM equals 025, 026, 027, 039, 044, 045, 083, 085 and 086.
This field should not include any references to additional course components such as sandwich placements or years abroad.
This field should be completed with natural capitalisation only, see the example below for further guidance
Example - Medieval History BA (Hons)
The valid character-set available for this field follows the Data Standards in the HESA student record.
Please note that this field excludes non-breaking spaces, tabs, carriage return, line feed, form feed and vertical tab characters, as these will affect formatting.
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 enable consistent display of course titles on the Unistats website.
Data type: TITLEType
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