Session Year (SessionYear)
|Description||The SessionYear records the planned course years offered by a provider.|
|Uniquely Identified by||
Each Session Year (SessionYear) is uniquely identified by:
|Applicable to||England Northern Ireland Scotland Wales|
|Coverage||A SessionYear is required for each combination of start and end dates a provider offers unless Course.FULLYFLEX = 01 or Qualification.QUALCAT starts with D or L.|
The SessionYear indicates the planned course years offered by a provider.
SessionYears are not required to be returned for fully flexible courses or postgraduate research courses.
SessionYears must be a year in length, with the exception of SessionYears representing courses that are shorter than one year in their entirety, which should reflect the full length of the course.
Different SessionYears do not have to be returned to reflect different courses, types of study or modes of study. A new SessionYear is only required to record different dates.
If a provider offers a number of courses that start within a short space of time, different SessionYears are not required however the SessionYear.SYSTARTDATE must be within 14 days of the actual planned start date of the course.
|Quality Rules||Quality rules to follow|
|Reason Required||To record the planned course years in order to give context to the associated StudentCourseSessions to identify, for example, late starters or students moving between cohorts.|
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