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332 v1.0 Specialisation code

Description

A code which identifies a specialisation within a course for which the academic requirements have or will be completed by a student or a group of students.

Details

Version:1.0
First year:1987
Last year:1988
Field name:SPECIALISATION
Element name:Specialisation code

Code format:

Data Type:Character
Units:Code (numeric), right justified, with leading zeros if needed
Width:6

Classification

CODEMEANING
010101 to 999999Specialisation code

Coding notes

The code to be assigned to a specialisation is to be selected from those which are applicable to the coding courses to fields of study. The specialisation code may be different to the code assigned to indicate the field of study for a course, because the allocation of a specialisation code will take into account the majors undertaken by a student.

Reference will need to be made to the student's program of studies. If a student's program of studies cannot be classified to a single specialisation, up to three records may be included in the appropriate file, one for each specialisation.

Input files

​Past Element

Change History

​1 November 1986