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501 PIR Highest qualification


A code that indicates the highest qualification of a member of academic staff


Version: 1.0
First year: 2015
Last year: -
Field name: HIGH-QUAL
Element name: Highest qualification

Code format:

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


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

6 Doctorate by research or coursework
7 Masters by research or coursework
5 Other Postgraduate (including Postgraduate Qualification or Preliminary; Graduate Diploma/Postgraduate Diploma New/Extended and Graduate Certificate)
2 Bachelor (including Bachelor graduate entry, Bachelor honours and Bachelor pass)
3 Other
4 No information

Coding notes

  • Academic staff only
  • Must be completed for full‑time/part‑time staff

Input files

Provider Information Request:

  • PIR Staff (PSF)

Change History

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

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