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Alternative provider student 2016/17 - Subject percentage

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Alternative provider student 2016/17

Fields required from institutions in England

Subject percentage


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Typefield
Short nameSBJPCNT
Description

This field indicates the proportion of time allocated for each subject studied on a course. It should contain an integer between 1 and 100.

Applicable toEngland Scotland
Coverage

All course subject records.

Notes

This field allows providers to assign their own percentages for joint honours courses. It is not expected that these percentages will be derived from a detailed analysis of the contributions of subjects to individual students' programmes of study but will instead be based on a broad assessment of the relative contributions of each subject. It is therefore expected that most providers will apply the same percentages to all courses and only vary this where there is a substantially different expectation.

For providers in England the listed standard percentages are recommended. Where broad assessment of the subject contributions markedly differs from these standard percentages alternative values can be returned.

Balanced50 for each of the two subjects
Major - Minor 67 and 33
Triple34, 33 and 33

For providers in Scotland the listed standard percentages are obligatory.

Balanced 50 for each of the two subjects
Major - Minor 67 and 33
Triple 34, 33 and 33

For each Course entity the sum of SBJPCNT must equal 100.

The length of this field is 3 characters, however may be returned with or without leading zeros, e.g. 003 or 3.

Quality rules
Quality rules to follow
Reason required

To allow analysis and monitoring of the student population by detailed subject of qualification aim including monitoring shortage or important subjects.

Part of
Field length3
Minimum occurrences1
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Element: SBJPCNT
Data type: SBJPCNTType
Related fields
OwnerHESA
Version1.1
Date modified2017-02-23
Change management notesAdditional guidance added to the Notes section, specifying the expected percentage splits across the entity where the provider is in Scotland.

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