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Provider profile 2022/23 - Academic HESA cost centresAcademicCostCentres

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Provider profile 2022/23

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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 Approved (fee cap) HEPs in England and optional for HEPs in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland as well as providers in the Approved category in England.


HEPs must return information on all relevant academic HESA cost centres, mapped to departments and (optionally) other tiers of a HEP's structure.

All fields in this entity with the exception of AcademicCostCentres.TIER1 and AcademicCostCentres.TIER2 are compulsory for Approved (fee-cap) HEPs in England.

All fields are optional for HEPs in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales as well as providers in the Approved category in England.

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Reason required To provide information on academic HESA cost centre allocations across the sector.
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Date modified2023-03-01
Change management notesGuidance has been updated in the guidance and notes sections to align with the Data Futures cost centre coverage guidelines

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