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HESA identifier (HESAID)

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Key Value
Name HESA identifier
Short name HESAID
Part of Module delivery role (ModuleDeliveryRole)
Description The identifier for an organisation that is delivering all or part of the Module.
Applicable to Northern Ireland Scotland Wales
Coverage All ModuleDeliveryRole entities

In the majority of cases, a UKPRN will be returned. Where a UKPRN does not apply, one of the below valid entries should be used.

Submitted UKPRNs will be verified against a valid list obtained from the UKRLP, which includes discontinued codes.

Code 5057 should be used for any body (educational or other) based outside the UK.

If the provider is providing teaching at the workplace then this entity is not required. Where the provider is buying in teaching from another body, which could be the student's employer, these cases will be identified by the codes 5043 and 5044.

University of London (Institutes and activities):

The institutes within the umbrella of University of London (Institutes and activities) are:

  • University of London Institute in Paris

  • University Marine Biological Station, Millport

  • School of Advanced Study comprises:

  • Institute of Advanced Legal Studies

  • Institute of Classical Studies

  • Institute of Commonwealth Studies

  • Institute of English Studies

  • Institute of Germanic Studies and Romance Studies

  • Institute of Historical Research

  • Institute of Musical Research

  • Institute of Philosophy

  • Institute for the Study of the Americas

  • Warburg Institute.

Collaboration and franchise agreements with any of the institutes and activities of the University of London should be returned under valid entry 10007797 'University of London (Institutes and activities)' in this field. The exception to this is the University of London Institute in Paris. This should be returned using the valid entry 10007812 'University of London Institute in Paris'.

Quality Rules Quality rules to follow
Optional? No
Reason required To monitor the organisations that deliver Modules.
Field Length 8
Revision History
Coding Manual Version Element Version Notes
1.7.0 1.1.0 Valid entry codes updated to prevent duplication with HESA provider identifiers. Guidance and coverage has also been updated where applicable to reflect the new codes
Valid Values
Code Label
5043 Other UK private body
5044 Other UK public body
5057 Overseas organisation

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