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Higher Degree Research EFTSL Detailed Report

How to read this report

The Higher Degree Research EFTSL Detailed Report provides a summary of unit of study load (EFTSL) reported in the Student Load Liability (LL) file for students enrolled in higher degree courses by the following:

  • Student status
  • Citizenship type
  • Indigenous status
  • Scholarship type
  • Cost type

The following students are included in this report:

  • Students enrolled in a higher degree research course (E310) is:
    • 02 – Doctorate by research
    • 03 – Masters (Research)
  • RTP students (E490) = 331, 230, 270, 302 310 or 311

Notes

  1. Units of study which have been remitted under special circumstances or units of study which have been invalidated are not included in this report.
  2. Deleted records are excluded from these reports.
  3. The number of students is derived from the count of unique student IDs.
  4. Course of study type code (E310) = 02 and 03.
  5. Students with fees offset would normally have E487 = 08 or 09. These students with E487 = 00 have been reported incorrectly.
  6. Students with no fees offset would normally have E487 = 00 or 08. These students with E487 = 09 have been reported incorrectly.
  7. The number of students is derived from the count of unique student IDs.
  8. Students who appear in more than one category may be counted more than once.
Field Coding notes
Reporting year Uses the first four digits, YYYY, of Unit of Study Census Date (E489) to determine the reporting year.
Student status Uses the reported Student Status code (E490) value to determine the following categories:
  • Fees offset
    • Student Status code (E490) is:
      • 331 – A domestic or overseas student receiving a Research Training Program (RTP) Fees Offset as defined in the Commonwealth Scholarships Guidelines (Research)
  • No fee offset
    • Student status code (E490) is:
      • 230 – Deferred all or part of Award or Enabling course tuition fee through FEE‑HELP
      • 270 – Student in a non‑Commonwealth supported place with an Exemption scholarship
      • 302 – Paid full Award or Enabling course tuition fee
      • 310 – A fee‑paying overseas student who is not sponsored under a foreign aid program
      • 311 – A fee‑paying overseas student who is sponsored under a foreign aid program.
Citizenship type Uses the reported Citizen/resident indicator (E358) value to determine the following categories:
  • Domestic
    • Citizen/resident indicator (E358) is:
      • 1 – Australian citizen
      • 2 – New Zealand citizen or a diplomatic or consular representative of New Zealand
      • 3 – Students/Applicants with Permanent visa other than Permanent humanitarian visa
      • 8 – Students/Applicants with permanent humanitarian visa
  • Overseas
    • Citizen/resident indicator (E358) is:
      • 4 – Student/Applicant has a temporary entry permit or is a diplomat or a dependent of a diplomat (except New Zealand) and resides in Australia during the unit of study
      • 5 – Not one of the above categories and student/applicant is residing outside Australia during the unit of study/time of application
Indigenous status Uses the reported Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander code (E316) value to determine the following categories:
  • Indigenous
    • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander code (E316) is:
      • 3 – Of Aboriginal origin but not Torres Strait Islander
      • 4 – Of Torres Strait Islander origin but not Aboriginal
      • 5 – Both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander origin
  • Non–Indigenous
    • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander code (E316) is:
      • 2 – Non indigenous – neither Aboriginal nor Torres Strait Islander origin
      • 9 – No information
Cost Type Uses the reported Field of education code (E461) value to determine the following categories:
  • High cost
    • Field of education code (E461) is:
      • 010300‑010303
      • 010500‑010599
      • 010700‑010799
      • 010900‑010999
      • 019900‑019999
      • 030101
      • 030300‑030399
      • 030501
      • 030701
      • 030703
      • 030900‑030999
      • 031100‑031199
      • 031300
      • 031301
      • 031303
      • 031305
      • 031307
      • 031501
      • 031503
      • 031701
      • 039901
      • 039903
      • 050000‑059999
      • 060100‑060199
      • 060501
      • 060701
      • 061101
      • 069903
      • 090701
  • Low cost
    • Field of education code (E461) is:
      • All other valid field of education codes not listed above
Scholarship type Uses the reported Scholarship type code (E487) value to determine the following categories:
  • No scholarship
    • Scholarship type code (E487) is:
      • 00 – Not a scholarship indicated below
  • RTP stipend
    • Scholarship type code (E487) is:
      • 08 – A student receiving a Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend
  • No RTP stipend
    • Scholarship type code (E487) is:
      • 09 – A student receiving a Research Training Program (RTP) Fees Offset, but not receiving a RTP Stipend

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