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369 Tertiary entrance score

Description

A code indicating the tertiary entrance score obtained by a student commencing an undergraduate award course OR an applicant applying for an undergraduate award course

Details

Version:3.0
First year:2012
Last year:2012
Field name:TERT-ENT-SCORE
Element name:Tertiary entrance score

Code format:

Data Type:Numeric
Units:Code (numeric), right justified, with leading zeros if needed
Width:3

Classification

CODEMEANING
001
Not a student commencing an undergraduate award course
030 to 100
Tertiary entrance score (reported as a common index – see coding notes) for a student commencing an undergraduate award course who meets both these criteria:
  • is a domestic student; and
  • completed the major Year 12 examination in the current year or prior year in any Australian State/Territory

OR

Tertiary entrance score (reported as a common index– see coding notes) for an applicant applying for an undergraduate award course who meets both these criteria:
  • is a domestic applicant; and
  • is attempting or completed an Australian Year 12 qualification in the most recent major examinations
998
A student commencing an undergraduate award course
OR
an applicant applying for an undergraduate award who meets the above two criteria but for whom no tertiary entrance score is available
999
A student commencing an undergraduate award course but who does not meet the above criteria

Coding notes

​ The tertiary entrance score to be reported is the integer portion of the value for the common index that has been agreed by MCEETYA (NSW: UAI; SA and NT: TER; TAS: TER; Vic: ENTER; WA: TER.). For Higher Education Providers in Queensland, the “OP’s” values are to be converted to an equivalent value for the common index.
 
The values for the common index will range from 99.95 to 30.00. Those values are to be reported with no fractional portion. The fractional portion may be disregarded or rounded.
 
Therefore the values to be reported must fall within the range of 030 to 100.

Higher Education Student Data Collection only:

From 1999, students who should be coded “999” may be coded 030 to 100. These students will be identified using Element 358 (Citizen/resident indicator) and the data will be ignored during edit validations.
 
For the Student Enrolment file, if data other than “001” are reported for non-commencing students, this data will be ignored during edit validations.
 

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

Input files

​Higher Education Student Data Collection:

  • Student Enrolment (EN)
  • Enrolment Revisions (ER)

Applications and Offers Data Collection:

  • Application Details (AD)

Change History

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


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