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Student 2017/18 - Net fee

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Student 2017/18

Fields required from institutions in All fields

Net fee


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Typefield
Short nameNETFEE
Description

This field will capture the net fee charged, that is after any financial support from the provider such as waivers are taken into account.

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales
Coverage

Providers in England: All instances where (Instance.FEEREGIME = 20 and Student.SSN does not exist) or Instance.FEEREGIME = 30 or (Instance.FEEREGIME = 20 and Course.COURSEAIM begins E or M (excluding M22, M26, M28, M71, M73 and M88)).

Providers in Wales: All instances where Instance.FEEREGIME = 20.

Providers in Scotland: All instances where Instance.FEEREGIME = 20 and Student.SSN does not exist. Optional for instances where Instance.FEEREGIME = 20 and Student.SSN exists.

Providers in Northern Ireland: All instances where Instance.FEEREGIME = 20.

Notes

The SLC will have this information for students domiciled in England, Wales and Northern Ireland who apply for student finance and the Student Support Number (Student.SSN) is returned. HEPs have the option to either not return the fee fields and allow the data to be matched to SLC or optionally to report this and Instance.GROSSFEE. For providers in Scotland, the SLC will have this information for students who are paying de-regulated tuition fees and so this field is optional if the Student Support Number (Student.SSN) is returned.

This field is required to be returned for all students not applying for student finance. This field does not need to be returned for students undertaking an Apprenticeship standard or framework.

This field captures the net fee; that is the fee charged after any financial support from the provider such as waivers are taken into account. For example; a student with an Instance.GROSSFEE of £9,000 who has had a fee waiver of £1,000 should be returned as 8000 in this field.

The Instance.NETFEE returned should be the exact fee, including VAT e.g. £6,551 and not rounded.

If a student leaves the HEP part the way through the instance year, the annualised amount the student would have been charged should be returned Instance.NETFEE.

For non-standard years where it is not known which or how many modules the student will elect to take in HESA year two of the year of instance, HEPs should return the fee based on modules started in the reporting year.

For non-standard years (where Instance.TYPEYR = 2, 3, 4 or 5) the full fee for the year of instance should be returned.

Students who do not have any financial support will have the same value returned in both Instance.GROSSFEE and Instance.NETFEE.

Where Instance.GROSSFEE exists Instance.NETFEE must also exist and be less than or equal to the value of Instance.GROSSFEE.

The National Scholarship Programme or Postgraduate Support Scheme can be implemented as a fee waiver, and where this occurs, it should be deducted when calculating Instance.NETFEE. However, funding from these programmes paid through in-kind contributions, such as accommodation or computers, should not be considered at all in calculating either Instance.GROSSFEE or Instance.NETFEE. Bursaries which offer non-cash support, such as free laptops, discounts on accommodation etc, should also not be used to reduce the value of Instance.NETFEE. If the bursary is given in cash directly to the student on the expectation that they hand it back to the provider to cover the fees, Instance.NETFEE should be reduced to account for this.

Where the NHS or other body pays a per-capita charge equivalent to a fee this should be recorded in this field. However where the NHS pays a single fee that is not linked to individual students then zero should be returned.

For Welsh domiciled students in the UK and EU domiciled students at providers in Wales the Instance.NETFEE should be the fee charged before the fee grant is applied.

Instance.NETFEE is not required for incoming exchange students or dormant students.

Examples

A student with a Instance.GROSSFEE of £9,000 who has had a fee waiver of £1,000 should be returned as 8000 in this field.

Students who do not have any financial support will have the same value returned in both Instance.GROSSFEE and Instance.NETFEE.

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Part of
Field length6
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Element: NETFEE
OwnerHESA
Version1.0
Date modified2017-07-27
Change management notesThe coverage has been updated to exclude Course.COURSEAIM valid entry M73 'Postgraduate Diploma in Education' where applicable.

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