UCAS application code: field
The UCAS application code or number, which is a four or nine character code issued by UCAS.
To identify students who entered their current instance via a UCAS application system and to facilitate linking between UCAS and HESA records.
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- Learners entering through UCAS
Two alphabetic characters followed by two numeric digits, or nine numeric digits.
For full guidance about this field, please refer to the HESA specification.
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.