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501 Highest qualification

Description

A code which indicates the highest qualification of a member of staff

Details

Version:1.0
First year:2005
Last year:2011
Field name:HIGH-QUAL
Element name:Highest qualification

Code format:

Data Type:Numeric
Units:Code (numeric)
Width:1

Classification

CODEMEANING
0Member of staff has a non-academic classification
Member of staff has an academic classification and the highest qualification is:
CODEMEANING
6Doctorate by research or coursework
7Master's by research or coursework
5Other Postgraduate (including Postgraduate Qual or Prelim; Grad Dip/Postgrad Dip New/Extended and Graduate Certificate)
2Bachelor's (including Bachelor's graduate entry, Bachelor's honours and Bachelor's pass
3Other
4No information

Coding notes

​None

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

Input files

Higher Education Staff:

  • Staff Full-Time and 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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