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730 Prior postgraduate course, year


A code identifying whether an applicant has commenced and/or completed a postgraduate level course (e.g. Higher Doctorate, Doctorate, Master’s Degree); and the last year in which the applicant was enrolled in such a course.


Version: 6.0
First year: 2015
Last year: -
Element name: Prior postgraduate course, year

Code format:

Data Type: Numeric
Units: Code (numeric), left justified with training zeros if needed
Width: 5


​With regard to prior participation in a postgraduate level course, the applicant:

10000 has never commenced such a course​​​​​​
2YYYY​ had commenced but did not complete all the requirements of such a course and the last year of enrolment was YYYY​
3YYYY​ has completed all the requirements of such a course and the last year of enrolment was YYYY​​

Coding notes

YYYY is the most recent year of completion or last year of participation.

Code '9999' is used if no information is available for YYYY.

Report bbbbb if no information is collected on the prior qualification of the applicant.


Data is discretionary in all submissions.

For TACs refer to TAC Data Elements Map for more information.

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

Input files

University Applications and Offers:

  • Application Details (AD)​

Change History

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

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