Free Webinar on new Higher Education Coding Scheme for Subjects (HECoS)

A free webinar by the  HEDIIP Subject Coding Project on HECoS, the new Higher Education Coding Scheme for subjects to replace JACS will take place on the 23rd April. The webinar is hosted by Jisc, the topic of subject coding aligns with Jisc's work with the sector on course data and its use in supporting the student experience and business intelligence. This webinar is part of the consultation around the new coding scheme, and will include a description

Second Stage of New Subject Code Consultation launched

Consultation ( is now open on a new subject coding scheme to replace the current Joint Academic Coding Scheme, JACS 3. Cetis staff, Wilbert Kraan, Adam Cooper, Phil Barker and Lorna Campbell have worked with Alan Paull, Charlie Paull (APS ltd and Gill Ferrell (Aspire, to produce HECoS – the Higher Education Classification of Subjects for the Higher Education Data a

Cetis to Run New Subject Coding Project for HEDIIP

Cetis is delighted to announce today that it will be developing a replacement for the Joint Academic Coding System (JACS) on behalf of HEDIIP (Higher Education Data & Information Improvement Programme) Subject coding is one of the key building blocks of student data that ought to have sector-wide and consistent applicability. The current method of classifying subjects is based on a scheme known as the Joint Academic Coding System (JACS). JACS has been