A code which indicates the year and month in which a higher degree by research student submitted their thesis.
|Element name:||Higher degree by research thesis submission date|
|Units:||YYYYMM, right justified (in each sub-field), with a leading zero (in each sub-field) if needed|
|000000||Higher degree by research thesis submission date is not required|
|YYYYMM||Date student submitted thesis in YYYYMM format|
- 1st 4 digits – Year sub‑field (e.g. 2017)
- 2nd 2 digits – Month sub‑field (e.g. 06)
The HDR thesis submission date is based on a student's first recorded thesis submission. Subsequent revisions and resubmissions for the thesis should not be reported through this code.
Students who are not higher degree by research students are to be coded "000000".
Higher Education Student:
- Past Course Completions (PS)
Details of all versions of this data element can be found on its element history page.