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339 Equivalent Full-Time Student Load


The EFTSL value representing the student load for a unit of study


Version: 4.0
First year: 2015
Last year: -
Field name: EFTSL
Element name: Equivalent Full-Time Student Load

Code format:

Data Type: Numeric
Units: -
Width: 10


0000000001 to 1000000000​ EFTSL value (e.g. 0.125 is coded 0125000000)​

Coding notes

​An EFTSL is an equivalent full-time student load for a year. It is a measure, in respect of a course of study, of the study load for a year of a student undertaking that course of study on a full-time basis.

VET only

For further information regarding the calculation of EFTSL value for RPL units of study, please refer to the Glossary of terms.

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

Input files

Higher Education Student:

  • Student Load Liability (LL) & Revised Student Load/Liability (RL)

VET Student:

  • Student Load Liability (VLL) & Revised Student Load/Liability (VRL)​

Change History

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

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