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502 Place of highest qualification


A code indicating the higher education provider or type of higher education provider where the studies for which the highest qualification of the member of staff with an academic classification were undertaken


First year:2010
Last year:2011
Element name:Place of highest qualification

Code format:

Data Type:Numeric
Units:Code (numeric)


0Member of staff has a non-academic classification
Member of staff has academic classification and was awarded their highest qualification by:
1The Australian higher education provider in which they are now working or one of its controlled entities
2Another approved Australian higher education provider or entity (see Appendix A)
3Other Australian provider or entity offering higher education qualifications that does not have a HEP code
4An overseas institution or entity
5No information

Coding notes


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

Input files

Higher Education Staff:

  • Staff Full-Time & Fractional Full-Time (FT)

Change History

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

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