Credit value of module(CRDTPTS)


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Key

Value

Name
Credit value of module
Short Name
CRDTPTS
Parent Entity
TypeField
Applicable To
England Northern Ireland Scotland Wales
Coverage

All Modules at providers in Wales.

Optional for all Modules at providers in England, Northern Ireland or Scotland.

Where Module.CRDTSCM=91 Module.CRDTPTS does not need to be returned.

Description
This field indicates the number of credit points a student gains on successful completion of the module.
Notes

A whole number must be returned, Fractional credit points should be rounded to the nearest whole number. The length of this field is 3 characters, however the move to XML enables data to be returned with or without leading zeros, e.g. 003 or 3.

Providers in England and Northern Ireland should not return a value in Module.CRDTPTS where credit transfer schemes are coded 03 and 90 in Module.CRDTSCM.

Where Module.CRDTSCM=91 (no scheme), Module.CRDTPTS should not be returned as there is no credit point scheme.

Reason Required
Used to monitor the flow of credits and to determine the number of credits for funding purposes.
Field Length
3
Quality RulesQuality Rules to follow
Minimum Occurrence
0
Maximum Occurrence
1
Primary Key?
False
Revision History
Coding Manual VersionElement VersionNotes
1.2.01.1Clarification of the coverage.
1.3.01.2Guidance notes updated to confirm that a whole number should be returned.
1.4.01.3Guidance added to confirm that providers in England and Northern Ireland should not return a value in Module.CRDTPTS where credit transfer schemes are coded 03 and 90 in Module.CRDTSCM.