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501 Highest qualification

Description

A code which indicates the highest qualification of a member of staff

Details

Version:5.0
First year:2016
Last year:-
Field name:HIGH-QUAL
Element name:Highest qualification

Code format:

Data Type:Numeric
Units:Code (numeric)
Width:1

Classification

CODEMEANING
0Member of staff has a non‑academic classification

Member of staff has an academic classification and the highest qualification is:

CODEMEANING
6Doctorate by research or coursework
7Master's by research, coursework or Master's extended
5Other Postgraduate (including Postgraduate Qual or Prelim; Grad Dip/Postgrad Dip New/Extended and Graduate Certificate)
2Bachelor's (including Bachelor's graduate entry, Bachelor's honours and Bachelor's pass
3Other
4No information

Please refer to the Glossary for further information about terminology used in this document.

Coding notes

​None

Input files

Higher Education Staff:

  • Staff Full-Time and Fractional Full-Time (FT)

Change History

Details of all versions of this data element can be found on its supporting information page.


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