A code which indicates the year and month in which a higher degree by research student completed their course of study.
|Element name:||Higher degree by research completion date|
|Units:||YYYYMM, right justified (in each sub-field), with a leading zero (in each sub-field) if needed|
|000000||Higher degree by research completion date is not required|
|YYYYMM||Date student completed a higher degree by research course of study in YYYYMM format|
- 1st 4 digits – Year sub‑field (e.g. 2017)
- 2nd 2 digits – Month sub‑field (e.g. 06)
The higher degree by research completion date is based on the date that a provider determines a student has completed their course of study.
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.