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410 Organisational unit code

Description

A code which uniquely identifies an organisational unit in which the current duties of a member of staff are being performed.

Details

Version:1.0
First year:1988
Last year:1996
Field name:ORG-UNIT
Element name:Organisational unit code

Code format:

Data Type:Alphanumeric
Units:Code (alphanumeric), left justified
Width:4

Classification

Academic Organisational Unit:

CODEMEANING
1XXX"XXX" is the code for an academic organisational unit. These three characters must be consistent with the codes used for academic organisational units reported in the academic organisational unit file of the Higher Education Student Collection.

Academic support services organisational units:

CODEMEANING
2100Libraries
2200Computing centres
2300Educational research and development centres
2400External studies centres (excluding academic functions)
2500Audio-visual and media centres
2900Other academic support services

Student services organisational units:

CODEMEANING
3900Student services (incl. health services, counselling and accommodation services and student residences, employment services, student loans/scholarships/assistance services and other student services

Public services organisational units

CODEMEANING
4900Public services (incl. adult education, continuing education, public broadcasting services and other public services)

General institution services organisational units

CODEMEANING
5100Administration and overhead services
5200Buildings, plant and grounds
5300Cleaning services
5400Security and caretaker services
5900Other general institution services

Independent operations which are controlled entities

CODEMEANING
6100Computing services
6200Research, development, testing or consultancy services
6900Other independent operations which are controlled entities

Coding notes

The following additional codes are used in DETYA datasets but are NOT to be used by universities:

CODEMEANING
9999No Information

Input files

​Past Element

Change History

​31 July 1987