Student 2016/17 - Classification
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This field is used to indicate the qualification class that the student obtained.
|Applicable to||England Northern Ireland Scotland Wales|
Compulsory for all qualifications awarded records where (QualificationsAwarded.QUAL = M22, M26, M28, H00, H11, H12, H16, H18, H22, H23, H24, H50, I00, I11, I12, I16). Also compulsory for those students who have achieved a relevant FE qualification (i.e. where a grade is meaningful) at providers in England and Wales, that is with QUAL codes beginning, P, Q, R, S and X
|Valid entries and labels|
Only codes 01-11 should be used for students who have achieved an undergraduate degree qualification.
Enhanced degrees should be coded 07 'Unclassified honours', if not classified.
HESA aggregates codes 07, 08, 10 and 11 as "unclassified".
Medical degrees which are not honours programmes should be coded 10 or 11.
Codes 12-14 are only available for students who have achieved an integrated taught masters degree. Providers may return these students using codes 01-11 if these are more meaningful.
Codes 51-90 are the codes to be used for FE level students at providers in England and Wales. A grade should be returned for all qualifications where the grade is meaningful. Other codes should not be used for FE level students.
Quality rules to follow
To monitor and report on achievement.Derivatives of this field are used frequently in analysis.
Data type: CLASSCodeContentType
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