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461 Field of education code


A code which identifies the field of education to which the course is classified


Version: 1.1
First year: 2009
Last year: 2009
Field name: FOE
Element name: Field of education code

Code format:

Data Type: Numeric
Units: Code (numeric), left justified, with trailing zeros if needed
Width: 6


000000 Non-award course , BOTP, or OUA unit
010000 to 129999 Field of education code

Coding notes

Refer to: Appendix E – Field of Education Classification.

Please refer to the Glossary for further information about terminology used in this document.

Input files

​Higher Education:

  • Course of Study (CO)


  • Course of Study (VCO)

Change History

Details of all versions of this data element can be found on its supporting information page.

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