UCAS application code: field
The UCAS Application Scheme Code, which is a four or nine character code issued by UCAS.
Required by Office for Students (OfS) to identify students who entered their current instance via a UCAS application system and to facilitate linking between UCAS and ILR data.
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- Learners entering through UCAS
Two alphabetic characters followed by two numeric digits, or nine numeric digits.
The UCAS Application Code/Number together with the UCAS Personal identifier (UCASPERID) forms the UCAS Application Identifier. The application code/number will normally be a four character code (two alphabetic characters then two numeric digits) or the old style UCAS Application Number of nine numeric digits.