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489 Unit of Study Census date

Description

A code which indicates the year, month and day which is the Census date of that Unit of Study

Details

Version: 4.0
First year: 2015
Last year: -
Field name: UNIT-STUDY-CENSUS- DATE
Element name: Unit of Study Census date

Code format:

Data Type: Date
Units: YYYYMMDD, right justified (in each sub-field), with a leading zero (in each sub-field) if needed
Width: 8

Classification

CODE MEANING
YYYYMMDD Unit of Study Census Date in YYYYMMDD format​

Coding notes

YYYY format:

  • 1st 4 digits – Year sub-field (e.g. 1978)

MM format:

  • 2nd 2 digits – Month sub-field (e.g. 06)

DD format:

  • 3rd 2 digits – Day sub-field (e.g. 06)

The unit of study census date must not occur less than 20% of the way through the period during which the unit of study is being undertaken.​

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

Input files

​Higher Education Student:

  • Student Load/Liability (LL) & Revised Student Load/Liability (RL)
  • Revisions File (SR)
  • Unit of Study Completions (CU)
  • OS-HELP Revision (OR)

VET Student:

  • Student Load/Liability (VLL) & Revised Student Load/Liability (VRL)
  • Revisions File (VSR)
  • Unit of Study Completions (VCU)

Change History

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


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