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Credit scheme (CRDSCM)

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Key Value
Name Credit scheme
Short name CRDSCM
Part of Entry Profile (EntryProfile)
Description This field denotes the credit point transfer scheme that EntryProfile.CRDPTSTU applies to.
Applicable to England
Coverage All Entry profile entities at providers in England where EntryProfile.CRDPTSTU has a value.

This field identifies the credit scheme will give value to the EntryProfile.CRDPTSTU field.

If credits gained by students overseas are converted to CATS or ECTS to be used for the students current study, 01 or 02 would be returned as appropriate and EntryProfile.CRDPTSTU would record the credit value in CATS or ECTS.

Quality Rules Quality rules to follow
Optional? Yes
Reason required This attribute aids interpretation of EntryProfile.CRDPTSTU
Field Length 2
Revision History
Coding Manual Version Element Version Notes
1.3.0 1.1.0 Valid entry 10 removed as it will be collected in new field EntryProfile.APELCRD. Guidance added regarding credits gained outside the UK or EU.
Valid Values
Code Label
01 A UK Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS)
02 European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS)
90 Other Scheme

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