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Key Information Set 2016/17 - Course page URL

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Key Information Set 2016/17

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Course page URL

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Short nameCRSEURL

This field records the URL for the course page.

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

Required where KISCourse.KISTYPE = 1 or 2 and optional for KISCourse.KISTYPE = 3.


This field will be used to provide a link back from the full KIS to the main course page on the provider's website that also hosts the KIS widget (information box). Where the widget exists on more than one page on the provider's web-site, they should pick one URL to include.

A user guide to the Unistats widget can be found here.

This field is required where KISCourse.KISTYPE = 1, 2 and optional where KISTYPE=3.

Valid URL

This field must contain a valid website URL. Providers must ensure that URLs are active and link to the correct page. Validation checks will only check for basic structure, to ensure that the URL starts with either http or https and contains only Latin non-accented characters.

Maximum occurrences for this field, including for KISTYPE 2, is set at 1

For further information on accessibility and validation of URL fields, please see our further guidance on URLs page.

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Reason required

Providing link back functionality

Part of
Field length255
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Element: CRSEURL
Data type: URLType
Change management notesAdditional guidance has been added to clarify that URLs provided should be at course level, where information differs between courses.

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