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Element 312 - Special course type code

Summary

Element 312 was included in the Higher Education student data collection in 1997. It continued to be included unchanged as part of the Higher Education Student data collection under the new policy and program initiatives introduced under the Opens in a new window: Higher Education Support Act 2003 (HESA) which was implemented in 2005. There have been no significant changes to this element since then.

Table 1. Change control information with links to relevant versions 1

First year version applied Last year version applied Version Change Reason for change Notice date Issue date
2015 Current 4.00 Re‑format document to conform with the department's application upgrade Ministerial Notice document system upgrade 22 May 2014 22 May 2014
2014 2014 3.1 Replaced reference to "DEEWR" with "the department" Machinery of government changes 27 Mar 2013 16 Oct 2013
2012 2013 3.00 New versioning applied to data elements No change in requirements - Implementation of new document management system. 11 Mar 2011 11 Mar 2011
2008 2011 1.20 Addition of code 27 defined as a course of study in clinical psychology (as defined in the Commonwealth Grant Scheme Guidelines). Removal of code 15 (An Australian Maritime College Special Course) To enhance data collection 19 Jul 2007 19 Jul 2007
2007 2007 1.10 Meaning of codes 23, 25 & 26 modified to be consistent with the definitions in the Opens in a new window: Higher Education Support Act 2003 (HESA) and previous advice of sector Technical correction 18 Dec 2006 18 Dec 2006
2005 2006 1.00 Inclusion in 2005 student data collection.
Deletion of codes 25 (veterinary science), 26 (dentistry) and 27 (psychology)
Commonwealth Grants Scheme and Implementation of HEIMS 09 Dec 2004 09 Dec 2004
Pre‑HESA: Introduced in 1987 as part of original student collection. It continued as part of the student data collection under the new policy and program initiatives introduced under the Opens in a new window: Higher Education Support Act 2003 (HESA) which was implemented in 2005.

Note 1: A version of an element can be associated with one or more reporting years. Where there are multiple versions applicable to a reporting year, only a link to the latest version is provided.

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