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Alternative provider student 2016/17 - Location of study

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Alternative provider student 2016/17

Fields required from institutions in England

Location of study


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valid entries
Typefield
Short nameLOCSDY
Description

This field describes the location at which the student is studying.

Applicable toEngland Scotland
Coverage

All instances.

Valid entries and labels
CodeLabel
6Distance learning - UK based student
9Distance learning - Non-UK based student (funded)
DOn industrial (or other) placement for the year as a whole
EOn industrial (or other) placement for a proportion of the year
SStudying abroad and included in the Student record as student has spent or will spend more than 8 weeks in the UK
TAbroad for the whole year
UAbroad for a proportion of the year
ZAt provider or a partner for the whole year
Notes

The coding of this field should relate to the FTE reported in field InstancePeriod.STULOAD.

Codes D 'On industrial (or other) placement for the year as a whole' and E 'On industrial (or other) placement for a proportion of the year' should be returned for instances in the UK only.

Code E 'On industrial (or other) placement for a proportion of the year' should be used where the student undertakes a full-time placement lasting for at least 10 weeks in the UK. Where a student undertakes a placement on a part-time basis this should only be included if, when summed, it is equivalent to 10 weeks full-time work.

Students undertaking a placement in the UK as part of a sandwich course, whether industrial or other, should be returned with D or E as appropriate. Students undertaking a placement abroad should be returned with T 'Abroad for the whole year' or U 'Abroad for a proportion of the year' as appropriate.

Code U 'Abroad for a proportion of the year' should be returned when the student has been abroad for 4 weeks or more in total.

Quality rules
Quality rules to follow
Reason required

To track student migration, placements, etc., and to support population definitions. Used to monitor the prevalence of distance learning, industrial and overseas placements.

Part of
Field length1
Minimum occurrences1
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Element: LOCSDY
Related fields
OwnerHESA
Version1.0

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