Module subject (ModuleSubject)
|Description||This entity records the subject or subjects of a module.|
|Uniquely Identified by||
Each Module subject (ModuleSubject) is uniquely identified by:
|Applicable to||England Northern Ireland Scotland Wales|
|Coverage||All Modules at providers in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
Optional for all Modules at providers in England.
Providers in England are not required to return Module subject data but can do so optionally.
Providers must return at least one and no more than 3 occurrences of module subject per Module. An entry is required for each subject area of study of the module regardless of whether this subject area of study is taught by the reporting provider or not.
The module subject(s) must represent the subject(s) taught in the module, and should represent directly, or relate very closely to, the Module Title.
If the subject(s) of a given Module change in any of the following ways, a new Module would be required to be returned:
If the subjects change within these parameters, a new Module is not required and the ModuleSubject(s) are updated to record the new subject(s).
For example, a Module has two subjects of History and Politics with proportions of 25% and 75% respectively:
Additional guidance regarding assigning subject codes can be found in the HECoS implementation guide.
|Quality Rules||Quality rules to follow|
|Reason Required||For analysis of modules by subject.|
|Parent Entity||Module (Module)|
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