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Provider profile 2021/22 - Academic HESA cost centresAcademicCostCentres

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Provider profile 2021/22

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Academic HESA cost centres

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Short nameAcademicCostCentres

The Provider profile collection records the academic HESA cost centres of the reporting higher education provider (HEP).

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

HESA cost centres is compulsory for HEPs in England who are submitting to the Student record, optional for HEPs in England who are submitting to the Student Alternative record, and optional for HEPs in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.


HEPs must return information on all relevant academic HESA cost centres, mapped to departments and (optionally) other tiers of a HEP's structure. Please note that this entity is optional for those providers in England who are completing the Student Alternative record, and are therefore not required to return academic cost centre data.

All fields in this entity with the exception of AcademicCostCentres.TIER1 and AcademicCostCentres.TIER2 are compulsory for HEPs in England.

All fields are optional for those in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

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Reason required To provide information on academic HESA cost centre allocations across the sector.
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