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Intended thesis title (INTENDEDTHESISTITLE)

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Key Value
Name Intended thesis title
Part of Student course session (StudentCourseSession)
Description This field records the intended title of the PhD thesis. This may differ between Student course sessions if the Student's intentions change.
Applicable to England Northern Ireland Scotland Wales
Coverage Optional for all StudentCourseSession entities where Engagement.RCSTDNT = 5002, 5003, 5009, 5012, 5018, 5019 or 5022 and Qualification.QUALCAT = D0003 and Engagement.INCOMINGEXCHANGE does not exist.

This field is optional to return for doctoral research students funded by a research council.

A thesis title is usually established at or near the start of a students PhD Course, but it may change as the research programme develops. StudentCourseSession.INTENDEDTHESISTITLE captures the current intention during the StudentCourseSession and may differ between StudentCourseSessions where applicable.

Quality Rules Quality rules to follow
Optional? Yes
Reason required To monitor intended thesis title and compare this to the ultimate thesis title a Student submits.
Field Length 500
Revision History
Coding Manual Version Element Version Notes
1.7.0 1.0.2 Updated the coverage to reflect the removal of reseach councils from FundingBody.FUNDINGBODY to Engagement.RCSTDNT.
1.3.0 1.0.1 Guidance for this field updated, this was previously showing guidance for another field.

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