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HESA identifier (HESAID)

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Key Value
Name HESA identifier
Short name HESAID
Part of Course role (CourseRole)
Description The identifier for an organisation that holds the role in CourseRole.ROLETYPE.
Applicable to England Northern Ireland Scotland Wales
Coverage All CourseRole entities

Delivery organisations (all providers)

Where the delivery organisation has a UKPRN, this must be returned in this field. Where the delivery organisation does not have a UKPRN, one of the following valid entries should be returned:

  • 0043 'Other UK private body'

  • 0044 'Other UK public body'

  • 0057 'Overseas organisation'

Funders (providers in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales)

One of the listed valid entries should be returned to indicate the funder for the Course. If the funder is not specifically listed, there are several generic codes that can be used e.g. Other UK public body. The more specific valid entries should be used where applicable.

Quality Rules Quality rules to follow
Optional? No
Reason required To record the organisation that is delivering teaching or supervision of research or funding a Course.
Field Length 8
Revision History
Coding Manual Version Element Version Notes
1.2.0 1.0.1 Recording delivery organisations is now required for all providers, not just providers in England. Guidance has been udpated to reflect this.
Valid Values
Code Label
0001 UK Armed forces
0002 Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC)
0003 Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC)
0006 Departments of Health/NHS/Social Care not elsewhere specified
0007 Departments of Social Services
0008 DfE(NI)
0009 Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC)
0012 Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)
0013 EU Commission (EC)
0016 Office for Students
0017 HEFCW
0018 Medical Research Council (MRC)
0019 Natural Environmental Research Council (NERC)
0020 Department for Education (DfE)
0022 Science & Technology Facilities Council (STFC)
0023 Scottish government
0024 ESFA
0025 SFC
0029 Welsh government
0030 Other charitable foundation
0031 Other HM government department/public body
0040 Other UK industry or commerce
0043 Other UK private body
0044 Other UK public body
0045 Other UK Research Council
0048 Overseas government
0049 Overseas provider
0053 Education Workforce Council (EWC)
0055 Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW)
0056 Research England
0057 Overseas organisation

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