A code which indicates the type of higher education/VET course
|Element name:||Course of study type code|
|Units:||Code (numeric), right justified, with a leading zero if needed|
|02||Doctorate by research|
|12||Doctorate by coursework|
|05||Postgraduate Qualifying or Preliminary (for Masters, Doctorate or Higher Doctorate)|
|06||Graduate Diploma/ Postgraduate Diploma (pass or honours) involving new academic, professional or vocational area|
|07||Graduate Diploma/ Postgraduate Diploma (pass or honours) extending skills and knowledge in a professional area previously studied|
|08||Bachelors Graduate Entry|
|20||Advanced Diploma (AQF terminology)/Diploma (pre-AQF terminology)|
|21||Diploma (AQF terminology)/ Associate Diploma (pre-AQF terminology)|
|22||Other undergraduate award course|
|41||Cross Institutional program for undergraduate courses at home Higher Education Provider|
|42||Cross Institutional program for postgraduate courses at home Higher Education Provider|
|50||Non-award course (including Bridging for overseas trained professionals)|
|60||Open learning undergraduate studies|
|61||Open learning postgraduate studies|
|80||Vocational Graduate Certificate|
|81||Vocational Graduate Diploma|
Higher Education only:
Code post-course legal studies programs which do not lead to an award of the Higher Education Provider as 22 (other undergraduate award course).
Code preparatory courses being undertaken by fee-paying overseas students as 22 (other award course).
For DEEWR coding purposes, Higher Doctorates include those awards which are granted in recognition of original work which was not conducted as part of a supervised candidature within the Higher Education Provider.
VET providers offering VET FEE-HELP are only to use codes 20 (Advanced Diploma), 21 (Diploma), 80 (Vocational Graduate Certificate) or 81 (Vocational Graduate Diploma).
Please refer to the Glossary for further information about terminology used in this document.
HEP - Student
- Course of Study (CO)
VET - Student
- VET Course of Study (VCO)