Student 2019/20 - Intended level of MPhil/PhD studies
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Intended level of MPhil/PhD studies
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This field records the study intentions of students on MPhil/PhD programmes.
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This field should be completed with the student’s study intentions on initial registration.
It is not anticipated that this field would be updated during the life cycle of the instance except in cases where data was previously unknown and becomes known or was returned in error in a previous year.
Currently Office for Students do not intend to use this field directly in research degree qualification rates (RDQRs) although it is likely that these data will be used to provide additional context to those figures.
Research England do intend to use this field for future analysis.
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|Reason required||To allow analysis of students actual study patterns compared to their initial intentions where they have been registered on programmes where the final outcome is unclear. It is common practice in UK higher education for research students to initially be registered on research masters programmes with the intention to transfer to a doctoral programme. This field will allow analysis against the student's intentions rather than their formal registration status.|
Data type: INTENTLEVCodeContentType
|Change management notes||Guidance added to note that Research England intend to use this field for future analysis.|
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