A code which identifies the supplementary field of education to which a Combined Course is classified
|Element name:||Field of education supplementary code|
|Units:||Code (numeric), left justified, with trailing zeros if needed|
|000000 ||Course is not a combined course or is a non-award course or is an OUA unit |
|010000 to 129999||Field of education code|
Combined courses must be assigned a substantive field of education (i.e. spaces or all zeros are not valid).
Field to be filled with zeroes for courses other than combined courses, even though some single‑award courses may have dual strands.
Element 461 (Field of education code) is to be used to indicate the primary field of education for the course and will be the element used in tables where continuity of statistical reporting is essential.
Applications and Offers only
The substantive field assigned by HEPs is to be provided to TACs
Offer Details (OD)
HEPs / TACs - data is required in both submissions.
Preference Details (PD)
HEPs - data is required in both submissions.
TACs - data is required in detailed submissions but discretionary in preliminary submission.
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.
Higher Education Student:
- Course of Study (CO)
University Applications and Offers:
- Preference Details (PD)
- Offer Details (OD)
Details of all versions of this data element can be found on its supporting information page.
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