A code which identifies the supplementary field of study to which a Combined Course is classified.
|Element name:||Field of study supplementary code|
|000000 or all spaces||Course is not a combined course, or is an OLAA unit|
|010000 to 999999||Field of study code|
Refer to Appendix E ‑ Field of Study Classification.
Combined courses must be assigned a substantive field of study (i.e. spaces or all zeros are not valid).
Field to be filled with spaces or zeroes for courses other than combined courses, even though some single‑award courses may have dual strands.
Element 311 (Field of study code) is to be used to indicate the primary field of study for the course and will be the element used in tables where continuity of statistical reporting is essential.