Student Alternative 2019/20 - Classification
Student Alternative 2019/20
Fields required from institutions in All fields
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This field is used to indicate the qualification class that the student obtained.
|Applicable to||England Scotland|
All qualification awarded records where QualificationsAwarded.QUAL = M22, M26, M28, H00, H11, H12, H16, H18, H22, H23, H24, H50, I00, I11, I12, I16.
|Valid entries and labels|
Codes 12-14 are only available for students who have achieved an integrated taught masters degree. Providers may return these students using codes 01-11 if these are more meaningful.
Enhanced degrees should be coded 07 'Unclassified honours', if not classified.
HESA aggregates codes 07, 08, 10 and 11 as "unclassified".
Medical degrees which are not honours programmes should be coded 10 or 11.
Postgraduate research students who do not receive any form of class or grade will need to be returned as code 14 - Pass.
If you award qualifications with a class not represented in this coding frame, please contact Liaison.
Quality rules to follow
|Reason required||To monitor and report on achievement. Derivatives of this field are used frequently in analysis.|
Data type: CLASSCodeContentType
|Change management notes||Guidance updated to advise providers to contact liaison if they award qualifications with a class not represented in the coding frame. Additional guidance added for Postgraduate research students who do not receive any form of class or grade.|
Contact Liaison by email or on 01242 211144.