UCAS scheme code(UCASSCHEMECODE)


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Key

Value

Name
UCAS scheme code
Short Name
UCASSCHEMECODE
Parent Entity
TypeField
Applicable To
England Northern Ireland Scotland Wales
Coverage

All EntryProfile entities at providers in England and Northern Ireland where the student entered the Engagement via UCAS.

All EntryProfile entities at providers in Scotland and Wales where the student entered the Engagement via UCAS except where (Leaver.ENGENDDATE - Engagement.ENGSTARTDATE <= 14 days and RSNENGEND = 03, 05, 11, 12).

Description
This field records the 4-character scheme code issued by UCAS.
Notes

This field is used by HESA to identify and validate students who entered a HEP through a UCAS scheme.

A four character code (two alpha followed by two numeric) must be returned.

Reason Required
To identify students who entered a current Engagement via a UCAS application system and to facilitate linking between UCAS and HESA records.
Field Length
4
Quality RulesQuality Rules to follow
Minimum Occurrence
0
Maximum Occurrence
1
Primary Key?
False
Revision History
Coding Manual VersionElement VersionNotes
1.3.01.1Change only for clarification and consistency.
1.4.01.2Coverage amended to exclude the SLC two week rule for providers in Scotland and Wales.
1.5.11.3Coverage updated to exclude the SLC two week rule for providers in Scotland and Wales and where RSNENGEND = 03, 05, 11, 12.