Predicted student load (PREDICTEDSTULOAD)
|Name||Predicted student load|
|Part of||Student course session (StudentCourseSession)|
|Description||This field records the FTE that a student is expected to complete for the StudentCourseSession.|
|Coverage||All StudentCourseSessions at providers in Scotland.|
This field records the estimated FTE for the full StudentCourseSession.
This figure should be updated throughout the StudentCourseSession if the student's predicted FTE changes. For example if part way through the StudentCourseSession a student decided to take an additional module on top of their expected modules, the StudentCourseSession.PREDICTEDSTULOAD would be increased.
The actual FTE completed by the student during the StudentCourseSession must be recorded in the StudentCourseSession.STULOAD once the StudentCourseSession has ended.
Values can be recorded to one decimal place.
|Quality Rules||Quality rules to follow|
|Reason required||To monitor intensity of study and to allow analysis by FTE rather than by headcount. Particularly significant for analysing load and allocations of funding for part-time students|
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