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Alternative provider student 2016/17 - Classification

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Alternative provider student 2016/17

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Short nameCLASS

This field is used to indicate the qualification class that the student obtained.

Applicable toEngland Scotland

All qualification awarded records where QualificationsAwarded.QUAL = M22, M26, M28, H00, H11, H16, H18, H22, H23, H24, H50, I00, I11, I16.

Valid entries and labels
01First class honours
02Upper second class honours
03Lower second class honours
04Undivided second class honours
05Third class honours
06Fourth class honours
07Unclassified honours
08Aegrotat (whether to honours or pass)
09Pass - degree awarded without honours following an honours course
10Ordinary (to include divisions of ordinary, if any) - degree awarded after following a non-honours course
11General degree - degree awarded after following a non-honours course/degree that was not available to be classified

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.

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.

Quality rules
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Reason required

To monitor and report on achievement. Derivatives of this field are used frequently in analysis.

Part of
Field length2
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Element: CLASS
Related fields
Date modified2016-11-01
Change management notesValid entry M02 added to this field. This entry is already present in Course.COURSEAIM.

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