Student 2016/17 - Research council student
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Research council student
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This field indicates whether a student has at any point during this instance been funded in whole or part by a Research Council.
|Applicable to||England Northern Ireland Scotland Wales|
All instances where Course.COURSEAIM begins D, E, L or M (except M22, M26, M28 and M71) and Instance.REDUCEDI = 00, 01 or 04
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Once this field has been recorded as anything other than 99, it should not be changed to 99 for this instance. This field covers all RC studentship schemes.
All Research Council funded students must be coded to the appropriate Research Council irrespective of whether they are named in the award or are allocated a studentship from Research Council funding made available to the provider.
Although a student may not be in receipt of a full award via a Research Council funding mechanism or scheme, the appropriate Research Council coding 01-08 below is required in all cases.
EPSRC/MRC students can receive funding via a Doctoral Training Account, on a variety of funding patterns.
Students holding Dorothy Hodgkin postgraduate awards should be coded according to the Research Council providing the funding, 01-08 below and Student.NATION must be completed.
Research students at providers in Northern Ireland who are funded by DfE(NI) should be coded 99, Not a Research Council student in this field.
Where a student is jointly funded by more than one Research Council, the lead council should be recorded in this field.
Quality rules to follow
To allow identification of Research Council funded students for linking to RC data.
Data type: RCSTDNTCodeContentType
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