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359 v2.0 Prior postgraduate course; year

Description

A code which identifies whether a student had commenced and/or completed a Higher Doctorate, Doctorate, Master's Degree or other postgraduate course; and the last year in which the student was enrolled in such a course.

Details

Version:2.0
First year:1999
Last year:1999
Field name:PRIOR-POST-GRAD
Element name:Prior postgraduate course; year

Code format:

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

Classification

CODEMEANING
000Overseas Student
001Non‑overseas student but not a commencing student

A commencing non‑overseas student for whom a Higher Doctorate, Doctorate, Master's Degree or other postgraduate course:

CODEMEANING
100Never commenced
2YYCommenced but not completed all the requirements and the last year of enrolment in such a course was YY
3YYCompleted all the requirements and the last year of enrolment in such a course was YY
999No information on such a course

Coding notes

YY is replaced by two digits indicating the last year in which the student was enrolled in a prior postgraduate course (e.g. "81" would indicate 1981). If no information is available for year, code as "2AA" or "3AA".

If data are reported for students other than non-overseas students, DETYAPAC will identify such students using Element 358 (Citizen/resident indicator) and will ignore the data during edit validations and the data for them will be re-coded as "000" when data are loaded to DETYA's database.

Input files

​Past Element

Change History

​17 August 1998