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Student 2020/21 - Credit Scheme

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Student 2020/21

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Credit Scheme

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Short nameCRDSCM

This field denotes the credit point transfer scheme that EntryProfile.CRDPTSTU applies to.

Applicable toEngland

All EntryProfile entities at providers in England where EntryProfile.CRDPTSTU has a value.

Valid entries and labels
01A UK Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS)
02European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS)
90Other Scheme

This field identifies the credit scheme that will give value to the CRDPTSTU field.

As this field captures the number of credit points the student is being allowed to count towards their current study, we would usually expect the credits to be translated into the credit schemes recognised by the current provider.

If credits gained by students overseas are converted to CATS or ECTS to be used for the student’s current study, 01 or 02 would be returned as appropriate and EntryProfile.CRDPTSTU would record the credit value in CATS or ECTS.

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Reason required This attribute aids interpretation of EntryProfile.CRDPTSTU
Part of
Field length2
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Element: CRDSCM
Related fields
Date modified2021-04-07
Change management notesAdditional guidance added to clarify the field requirements.

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