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HESA Student Record 2007/08

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Version 1.1 Produced 2008-05-30

This document details the changes between JACS v1.7 and JACS2.

JACS version 1.7

JACS2

Hospitality, leisure, sport & tourism

N223Domestic management The specific management techniques involved in the management of homes for the elderly or infirm, and similar establishments.N223Domestic management The specific management techniques involved in the management of homes for the elderly or infirm, children's homes, and other care homes.
N800Tourism, transport and travel The study of the tourism, transport and travel industry.N800Hospitality, leisure, tourism and transport The study of travel, event management, tourism, transport, hospitality, recreation, sport and leisure.
N830UK tourism The study of the tourist industry within the UK.N830Tourism The study of UK and international tourism.
N831Tourism studies The study of the impact and development of tourism.
N832Tourism managementThe study of the management of tourism.
N840International tourism The study of the world-wide tourism industryThis is now included in N830
N860Hospitality (from N221 hotel and catering [management]) The study of the provision of food, drink and accommodation in a service context. Includes event management.
N861Hospitality studies The study of the nature and provision of hospitality.
N862Hospitality management The study of the hospitality industry and its management.
N870Recreation, sport and leisure studies (from N222 recreation/leisure management) The study of the nature, provision and impact of recreation, leisure and sport, and their management and development.
N890Tourism, transport and travel not elsewhere classified Miscellaneous grouping for related subjects which do not fit into the other tourism, transport and travel categories. To be used sparingly.N890Hospitality, leisure, tourism and transport not elsewhere classified Miscellaneous grouping for related subjects which do not fit into the other hospitality, leisure, tourism and transport categories. To be used sparingly.

Psychology

C800Psychology Scientific enquiry into behavioural and mental processes. May include study of the brain and brainwaves, sense, and biological and physiological bases of behaviour.C800Psychology The study of behavioural and mental processes. May include study of the brain, the senses, and the biological and physiological bases of behaviour.
C810Applied psychology The effect of human factors in psychological processes.C810Applied psychology The application of psychological evidence and theories to real world situations.
C811Occupational psychology The application of human factors in psychology.C811Occupational psychology The psychology of selection and motivation in the work place.
C812Educational psychology The study and application of psychological processes involved in optimising learning and teaching.C812Educational psychology The psychology of learning and teaching in educational settings.
C813Sport psychology The psychology of sport.
C814Organisational psychology The psychology of human behaviour in organisational settings.
C815Business psychology The applications of psychology to business contexts.
C816Forensic psychology The psychological aspects of crime and criminal behaviour.
C820Developmental psychology Concerned with behaviour viewed from a developmental perspective.C820Developmental psychology The study of the development of psychological processes across the life-cycle.
C821Child psychology The study of the development of psychological processes in childhood.
C822The psychology of ageing Psychological aspects of the ageing process in adults.
C830Experimental psychology (Gone to C856 with a new definition) Scientific investigation into fundamental psychological processes.C830Methodological and conceptual issues in psychology Investigation into fundamental psychological processes.
C831Research methods in psychology The study of the techniques, methodology and statistical procedures used in psychology.
C832Quantitative psychology The use of measurement, quantitative and statistical techniques in psychological testing.
C833Qualitative psychology The use and analysis of qualitative techniques in psychology.
C834 History of psychology The historical development of methodology and theory in psychology.
C835Philosophy of psychology Philosophical and conceptual issues underlying psychology.
C840Clinical psychology The study of psychological disorder.C840Psychology in health and medicine The application of psychology to physiological and physical well-being.
C841Health psychology The study of the maintenance of psychological well being.C841Health psychology The study of the psychological factors in maintaining and recovering physical well-being.
C842Clinical psychology The study and treatment of psychological disorder.
C843Counselling psychology The study and application of psychological processes of counselling.
C844Psychotherapy The study and application of psychological processes of therapy.
C845Clinical neuropsychology The study of clinical aspects of the psychological consequences of neurological disorders.
C846Community psychology The applications of psychology in community contexts.
C847Psychoanalytical studies The application of psychodynamic approaches within psychology.
C848Psychology of mental health The study of psychological well-being.
C850Cognitive psychology The scientific study of the mechanisms and processes associated with perception, learning, memory and thinking.C850Cognitive and affective psychology The study of the mechanism and processes associated with perception, learning, language, memory and the emotions.
C851Psychological modelling The application of psychology to the development and application of computational models of cognitive processes.
C852Psychology of communication The study of psychological processes in verbal and non-verbal communication.
C853Psychology of memory and learning The study of psychological processes of memory and learning.
C854 Psychology of perception The study of psychological processes in perception.
C855Psychology of higher cognitive processes The psychology of thinking, reasoning, decision-making and problem solving.
C856Experimental psychology The experimental investigation of behavioural and mental processes.
C857Affective psychology Psychology of emotional behaviour.
C858Transpersonal psychology The study of psychological aspects of spiritual and mystic experience.
C860Neuropsychology The explanation of behaviour in psychological terms.C860Psychobiology Biological explanations of psychological processes.
C861Cognitive neuroscience The study of neural mechanisms underlying cognitive processes.
C862Affective neuroscience The study of neural mechanisms underlying emotional behaviour.
C863Psychopharmacology The study of the behavioural and psychological effects of drugs.
C864Evolutionary psychology The study of evolutionary explanations of psychology.
C865Animal psychology The study of cognitive processes in animals.
C870Psychometrics Use of measurement and quantitative techniques in psychological testing.C870Personality and individual differences The study of psychological factors in individual differences.
C871Psychometrics The psychological testing of personality and individual differences.
C872Psychology of gender The study of the influence of gender on psychological processes.
C873Cross-cultural psychology The study of the influence of culture on psychological processes.
C880Social psychology The study of the behaviour of individuals in society.C880Social psychology The study of the behaviour of individuals and groups in a social setting.
C881Social cognition The study of the cognitive processes involved in social interactions.
C890Psychology not elsewhere classified Miscellaneous grouping for related subjects which do not fit into the other psychology categories. To be used sparingly.C890Psychology not elsewhere classified Miscellaneous grouping for related subjects that do not fit into the other psychology categories. To be used sparingly.

Biotechnology

C230Plant biotechnology Involves the molecular and microbial manipulation of plants.J710Plant biotechnology (crops, trees, shrubs, etc.) Involves the molecular and microbial manipulation of plants.
C410Applied genetics Topics in genetics of commercial or social importance, e.g. in animal and plant breeding.C410Applied genetics Topics in genetics of commercial or social importance, e.g. in animal and plant breeding, but not exclusively involving genetic engineering, which is coded as C460.
C450Genomics The branch of genetics that studies organisms in terms of their genomes (their full DNA sequences).
C460Genetic engineering The use of various methods to manipulate the DNA (genetic material) of cells to change hereditary traits or produce biological products.
C560Biotechnology The molecular and microbial bio-organisms for processes such as fermentation and enzyme technology.J700Biotechnology The use of biological processes or organisms for the production of materials and services. Biotechnology includes the use of techniques for the improvement of the characteristics of economically important plants and animals and for the development of micro-organisms to act on the environment.
J700Industrial biotechnology The study of micro-organisms, e.g. bacteria, and their use within industry.J740Industrial biotechnology The use of plants, microorganisms and their constituent molecular and biochemical components for use in potentially large-scale applications in industry.
J720Animal biotechnology Involves the molecular and microbial manipulation of animals.
J730Environmental biotechnology The integration of sciences and engineering in order to utilize the biochemical potential of microorganisms, plants and parts thereof for the restoration and preservation of the environment and for the sustainable use of resources.
J750Medical biotechnology Biotechnology as applied to the development of human/veterinary diagnostic, therapeutic systems. Not medical technology B800.
J790Industrial biotechnology not elsewhere classified Miscellaneous grouping for related subjects which do not fit into the other industrial biotechnology categories. To be used sparingly.J790Biotechnology not elsewhere classified Miscellaneous grouping for related subjects which do not fit into the other biotechnology categories. To be used sparingly.

Physical and terrestrial geographical & environmental sciences

F700Ocean sciences The study of oceans, the seabed and atmosphere. Includes oceanography. May include studies associated with physics, chemistry, geology and biology.F700Science of aquatic and terrestrial environments The study of environments comprising the earth's surface, oceans, sea-bed and atmosphere; and the interactions between them.
F730Ocean sciences The study of oceans, the seabed and atmosphere. Includes oceanography. May include studies associated with physics, chemistry, geology and biology.
F790Ocean sciences not elsewhere classified Miscellaneous grouping for related subjects which do not fit into the other ocean sciences categories. To be used sparingly.F790Science of aquatic and terrestrial environments not elsewhere classified Miscellaneous grouping for related subjects which do not fit into the other science of aquatic and terrestrial environments categories. To be used sparingly.
F800Physical and terrestrial geographical and environmental sciences The study of the natural features of the earth's surface and environmental interactions including topology, climate, soil and vegetation.F800Physical geographical sciences The spatially-related study of natural features of the earth. Includes topographical, physical, biological, environmental and information management concepts.
F820Geomorphology The study of the processes determining the topography of the earth's crust.F842Geomorphology The study of the processes determining the topography of the earth's crust.
F830Topography The description of the earth's surface features and their mapping and surveying.F843Topography The description of the earth's surface features and their mapping and surveying.
F831Cartography The preparation and production of maps and/or chartsF844Cartography The preparation and production of maps and/or charts.
F832Remote sensing Topographic and geometric data surveying carried out over a distance.F845Remote sensing Topographic and geometric data surveying carried out over a distance.
F850Environmental sciences The study of the terrestrial, aquatic and atmospheric environment and human interaction with it. May also be called ecology.F750Environmental sciences The study of the terrestrial, aquatic and atmospheric environment and human interaction with it. May also be called ecology.
F851Applied environmental sciences Topics in environmental sciences of industrial or commercial importance.F751Applied environmental sciences Topics in environmental sciences of industrial or commercial importance.
F852Hydrology The study of bodies of water, their distribution and water resources.F752Hydrology The study of bodies of water, their distribution and water resources.
F853Pollution control The study of monitoring with the intention to reduce the emission and distribution of noxious substances in the environment.F753Pollution control The study of monitoring with the intention to reduce the emission and distribution of noxious substances in the environment.
F860Climatology The study of secular weather conditions and climatesF760Climatology The study of secular weather conditions and climates.
F861Meteorology The study of atmospheric conditions related to weather conditions and forecasting.F761Meteorology The study of atmospheric conditions related to weather conditions and forecasting.
F870Soil science The study of the properties of soils and the processes involved in their formation and distribution.F770Soil science The study of the properties of soils and the processes involved in their formation and distribution.
F890Geographical and environmental sciences not elsewhere classified Miscellaneous grouping for related subjects which do not fit into the other geographical and environmental sciences categories. To be used sparingly. F890Physical geographical sciences not elsewhere classified Miscellaneous grouping for related subjects which do not fit into the other physical geographical sciences categories. To be used sparingly.
F891Geographical information science The collection and transmission of geographical data using information technology.F846Geographical information science The collection and transmission of geographical data using information technology.

Linguistics, classics and related subjects

Q160English linguistics The study of the structure, development, spread and acquisition of the language of the English-speaking peoples. Includes English dialects and English-based pidgin and Creole languages.This is now included as part of Q100 linguistics
Q170Linguistics of non-English European languages The study of the structure, development, spread and acquisition of the languages of non-English-speaking peoples.This is now included as part of Q100 linguistics
Q171French linguistics The study of the structure, development, spread and acquisition of the languages of the French-speaking peoples.This is now included as part of Q100 linguistics
Q172German linguistics The study of the structure, development, spread and acquisition of the languages of the German-speaking peoples.This is now included as part of Q100 linguistics
Q173Italian linguistics The study of the structure, development, spread and acquisition of the languages of the Italian-speaking peoples.This is now included as part of Q100 linguistics
Q174Spanish linguistics The study of the structure, development, spread and acquisition of the languages of the Spanish-speaking peoples.This is now included as part of Q100 linguistics
Q175Russian linguistics The study of the structure, development, spread and acquisition of the languages of the Russian-speaking peoples.This is now included as part of Q100 linguistics
Q176Linguistics of Scandinavian languages The study of the structure, development, spread and acquisition of the languages of the Scandinavian peoples.This is now included as part of Q100 linguistics
Q177Linguistics of Slavonic and East-European languages The study of the structure, development, spread and acquisition of the languages of the Slavonic and East-European peoples.This is now included as part of Q100 linguistics
Q178Linguistics of ancient and classical languages The study of the structure, development, spread and acquisition of ancient and/or classical languages.This is now included as part of Q100 linguistics
Q180Linguistics of non-English, non-European languages The study of the structure, development, spread and acquisition of the languages of the non-English-speaking non-European peoples.This is now included as part of Q100 linguistics
Q181Chinese linguistics The study of the structure, development, spread and acquisition of the languages of the Chinese-speaking peoples.This is now included as part of Q100 linguistics
Q182Japanese linguistics The study of the structure, development, spread and acquisition of the languages of the Japanese-speaking peoples.This is now included as part of Q100 linguistics
Q183Linguistics of other Asian languages The study of the structure, development, spread and acquisition of the languages of other Asian peoples.This is now included as part of Q100 linguistics
Q184Linguistics of Middle-Eastern languages The study of the structure, development, spread and acquisition of the languages of Middle-Eastern peoples.This is now included as part of Q100 linguistics
Q185Linguistics of African languages The study of the structure, development, spread and acquisition of the languages of the African peoples.This is now included as part of Q100 linguistics
R800European studies The study of European languages, institutions and society, which can take a broadly comparative approach or can be focused on either individual countries or the Euopean Union. Usually involves the study of at least one modern language, and one or more of history, politics, international relations, economics, geography, sociology and law. In some universities , courses in cultural studies are also included."

Mathematical & computer sciences

G000Mathematical and computer sciencesG000Mathematical and computer sciences - any use of this code will not pass validation.
G010Mathematical sciences Broadly based programmes in mathematical sciences.
G020Computer science Broadly based programmes in computer science.
G900Others in mathematical and computer sciences Miscellaneous grouping for related subjects which do not fit into other mathematical and computer sciences categories. To be used sparingly.G900Others in mathematical and computer sciences - Any use of this code will not pass validation.
G990Mathematical and computer sciences not elsewhere classified Miscellaneous grouping for related subjects which do not fit into the other others in mathematical and computer sciences categories. To be used sparingly.Remove

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