Student 2020/21 - Credit transfer scheme
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Credit transfer scheme
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This field denotes the credit point transfer scheme that Module.CRDTPTS, and Module.LEVPTS, apply to.
|Applicable to||England Northern Ireland Scotland Wales|
|Valid entries and labels|
Credit accumulation and transfer schemes allow students to collect credit for work already completed, if they decide to terminate their study before achieving a complete award. If and when they resume their studies, not necessarily at the previous provider, they may be able to carry forward the credits from their previous study.
HESA may seek extra information about schemes coded 7 or 8.
Modules which do not have a credit transfer scheme should be coded 9.
Providers in Wales cannot use code 9 'No scheme'.
For providers in Scotland this field must be coded 2 Scotland (SCOTCAT). The only exception to this rule is students for whom Course.COURSEAIM begins D or L, who can be coded 9 in this field.
Quality rules relating to this entity are displayed here.
|Reason required||To identify and monitor the use of credit transfer schemes and to monitor the actual flow of credits.|
Data type: CRDTSCMCodeContentType
|Change management notes||Guidance that related to FE data in Wales removed as this is no longer collected.|
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