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Initial Teacher Training 2020/21
Fields required from institutions in England
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To record qualifications held prior to the start of the course
All postgraduate course entrants, that is, students where Student.COMDATE is in the current reporting period where Student.QLAIM is a postgraduate qualification (Student.QLAIM = 020, 021, 031) or (Student.TTCID = 1 and Student.ITTAIM = 201).
This entity records the relevant previous degree qualifications the student has gained, such as an undergraduate degree, masters or PhD etc. The DfE would expect a student’s first degree and the qualification that awards them a higher level of bursary to be returned.
The following example shows where a trainee would only qualify for a Tier 3 bursary if the bursary was based upon the first degree gained. Therefore adding the masters qualification and including it as the BURSFLAG will clearly indicate to the DfE why a Tier 2 bursary payment has been selected in Student.BURSLEV.
Quality rules relating to this entity are displayed here
|Reason required||To enable multiple qualifications to be returned. In some cases, the first degree obtained by a student may not necessarily be the most appropriate one to use for funding purposes. Enabling multiple qualifications to be entered allows the HE provider to distinguish.|
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