Alternative provider student 2016/17 - Location of study
Alternative provider student 2016/17
Fields required from institutions in England
Location of study
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This field describes the location at which the student is studying.
|Applicable to||England Scotland|
|Valid entries and labels|
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 to follow
To track student migration, placements, etc., and to support population definitions. Used to monitor the prevalence of distance learning, industrial and overseas placements.
Data type: LOCSDYCodeContentType
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