Element E462 - Field of education supplementary code
A code which identifies the supplementary field of education to which a combined course is classified
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|Code category||Element (E)|
|Version Revision Date:|
|Years version active:||2021|
|000000 ||Course is not a combined course or is a non-award course or is an OUA unit |
|010000 to 129999||Field of education code|
Combined courses must be assigned a substantive field of education (i.e. spaces or all zeros are not valid).
Report six zeroes for courses other than combined courses, even though some single-award courses may have dual strands
Element 461 (Field of education code) is to be used to indicate the primary field of education for the course and will be the element used in tables where continuity of statistical reporting is essential.
Applications and Offers only
The substantive field assigned by Higher Education Providers is to be provided to TACs.
HEPs / TACs
Data is required.
Data is required.
Data is required in detailed submissions but discretionary in preliminary submissions.
TCSI Support Change History
|Revision Data||Change Details||Change Reason|
Re‑format document to conform with the department's application upgrade
Ministerial Notice document system upgrade
Element 462 was included as part of the Higher Education Student data collection under the new policy and program initiatives introduced under the Higher Education Support Act 2003 (HESA) which was implemented in 2005.
In 2010 it was included in the University Applications and Offers data collection. There have been some updates and modifications to codes and coding notes to this element since, for clarification.
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|
|2022||Current||8.00||Changed Allowable Values from 000000 meaning “Course is not a combined course or is a non-award course or is an OUA unit” to 000000 meaning “Non-award course, BOTP, OUA unit, or cross-institutional”.||To increase clarity||8 Oct 2021||8 Oct 2021|
|2021||2021||7.00||Incremental version number applied.||A new version number is applied to mark the transition from the Higher Education Information Management System (HEIMS) to the Tertiary Collection of Information (TCSI).||3 Jul 2020||3 Jul 2020|
|2015||2020||6.00||Re‑format document to conform with the department's application upgrade||Ministerial Notice document system upgrade||22 May 2014||22 May 2014|
|2014||2014||5.00||Applications and Offers Data collection Updated coding notes to include reference to TAC's Data Elements Map in the HEIMS Web Services Specification.||To clarify information||27 Mar 2013||27 Mar 2013|
|2013||2013||4.00||Moved coding notes from Offer Details OD and Preference Details file structure documents||To streamline documentation||14 Feb 2012||14 Feb 2012|
|2012||2012||3.00||New versioning applied to data elements||No change in requirements - Implementation of new document management system.||11 Mar 2011||11 Mar 2011|
|2010||2011||1.10||Addition of coding notes and update of element description to accommodate use for Applications and Offers||New collection||30 Nov 2009||5 Dec 2008|
|2005||2009||1.00||Coding and code meanings modified to support the policy and program initiatives under HESA 2003.||Implementation of HESA||9 Dec 2004||9 Dec 2004|
|Pre‑HESA: Element 462 was included in the original Higher Education student data collection in 2001. It continued as part of the student data collection under the new policy and program initiatives introduced under the Higher Education Support Act 2003. There have been no significant coding changes to this element.|
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.