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Field description Field abbreviation Field version Field length Field type
JACS Principal Subject UNISTATS_XJACS203 1.3.2 3 CHAR

Valid entries

Code Label
A0 Broadly-based programmes within medicine & dentistry
A1 Pre-clinical medicine
A2 Pre-clinical dentistry
A3 Clinical medicine
A4 Clinical dentistry
A9 Others in medicine & dentistry
B0 Broadly-based programmes within subjects allied to medicine
B10 Anatomy, physiology & pathology
B11 Anatomy
B12 Physiology
B13 Pathology
B14 Neuroscience
B16 Physiotherapy
B17 Podiatry
B19 Anatomy, physiology & pathology not elsewhere classified
B2 Pharmacology, toxicology & pharmacy
B3 Complementary medicines, therapies & well-being
B4 Nutrition
B5 Ophthalmics
B6 Aural & oral sciences
B7 Nursing
B8 Medical technology
B90 Others in subjects allied to medicine
B91 Environmental health
B92 Occupational health
B93 Occupational therapy
B94 Counselling
B95 Paramedical science
B96 Physician assistant studies
B99 Subjects allied to medicine not elsewhere classified
C0 Broadly-based programmes within biological sciences
C1 Biology
C2 Botany
C3 Zoology
C4 Genetics
C5 Microbiology
C6 Sport & exercise science
C7 Molecular biology, biophysics & biochemistry
C8 Psychology
C9 Others in Biological Sciences
D0 Broadly-based programmes within agriculture & related subjects
D1 Pre-clinical veterinary medicine
D2 Clinical veterinary medicine & dentistry
D3 Animal science
D4 Agriculture
D5 Forestry & arboriculture
D6 Food & beverage studies
D7 Agricultural sciences
D9 Others in veterinary sciences, agriculture & related subjects
F0 Broadly-based programmes within physical sciences
F1 Chemistry
F2 Materials science
F3 Physics
F4 Forensic & archaeological sciences
F5 Astronomy
F6 Geology
F70 Science of aquatic & terrestrial environments
F71 Marine sciences
F72 Hydrography
F73 Ocean sciences
F75 Environmental sciences
F76 Climatology
F77 Soil science
F78 Glaciology & cryospheric systems
F79 Science of aquatic & terrestrial environments not elsewhere classified
F8 Physical geographical sciences
F9 Others in physical sciences
G1 Mathematics
G2 Operational research
G3 Statistics
G9 Others in mathematical sciences
H0 Broadly-based programmes within engineering & technology
H10 General engineering
H11 Integrated engineering
H12 Safety engineering
H13 Computer-aided engineering
H14 Mechanics
H15 Engineering design
H16 Bioengineering, biomedical engineering & clinical engineering
H19 General engineering not elsewhere classified
H2 Civil engineering
H3 Mechanical engineering
H4 Aerospace engineering
H5 Naval architecture
H6 Electronic & electrical engineering
H7 Production & manufacturing engineering
H8 Chemical, process & energy engineering
H9 Others in engineering
I1 Computer science
I2 Information systems
I3 Software engineering
I4 Artificial intelligence
I5 Health informatics
I6 Games
I7 Computer generated visual & audio effects
I9 Others in Computer sciences
J0 Technologies
J1 Minerals technology
J2 Metallurgy
J3 Ceramics & glass
J4 Polymers & textiles
J5 Materials technology not otherwise specified
J6 Maritime technology
J7 Biotechnology
J9 Others in technology
K0 Broadly-based programmes within architecture, building & planning
K1 Architecture
K2 Building
K3 Landscape & garden design
K4 Planning (urban, rural & regional)
K9 Others in architecture, building & planning
L0 Broadly-based programmes within social studies
L1 Economics
L2 Politics
L3 Sociology
L4 Social policy
L5 Social work
L6 Anthropology
L7 Human & social geography
L8 Development studies
L9 Others in social studies
M0 Broadly-based programmes within law
M1 Law by area
M2 Law by topic
M9 Others in law
N0 Broadly-based programmes within business & administrative studies
N1 Business studies
N20 Management studies
N21 Management techniques
N22 Institutional management
N23 Land & property management
N24 Retail management
N25 Emergency & disaster management
N29 Management studies not elsewhere classified
N3 Finance
N4 Accounting
N5 Marketing
N6 Human resource management
N7 Office skills
N8 Hospitality, leisure, sport, tourism & transport
N9 Others in business & administrative studies
P0 Broadly-based programmes within mass communications and documentation
P1 Information services
P2 Publicity studies
P3 Media studies
P4 Publishing
P5 Journalism
P9 Others in mass communications & documentation
Q0 Broadly-based programmes within languages
Q1 Linguistics
Q2 Comparative literary studies
Q31 English language
Q32 English literature
Q33 English as a second language
Q34 English literature written as a second language
Q35 Scots language
Q36 Scots literature
Q37 Irish language
Q38 Irish literature
Q39 English studies not elsewhere classified
Q4 Ancient language studies
Q5 Celtic studies
Q6 Latin studies
Q7 Classical Greek studies
Q8 Classical studies
Q9 Others in linguistics, classics & related subjects
R0 European languages, literature & related subjects
R1 French studies
R2 German studies
R3 Italian studies
R4 Spanish studies
R5 Portuguese studies
R6 Scandinavian studies
R7 Russian & East European studies
R8 European studies
R9 Others in European languages, literature & related subjects
T0 Eastern, Asiatic, African, American & Australasian languages, literature & related subjects
T1 Chinese studies
T2 Japanese studies
T3 South Asian studies
T4 Other Asian studies
T5 African studies
T6 Modern Middle Eastern studies
T7 American studies
T8 Australasian studies
T9 Others in Eastern, Asiatic, African, American & Australasian languages, literature & related
V0 Broadly-based programmes within historical and philosophical studies
V1 History by period
V2 History by area
V3 History by topic
V4 Archaeology
V5 Philosophy
V6 Theology & religious studies
V7 Heritage studies
V9 Others in historical & philosophical studies
W0 Broadly-based programmes within creative arts & design
W1 Fine art
W2 Design studies
W3 Music
W4 Drama
W5 Dance
W6 Cinematics & photography
W7 Crafts
W8 Imaginative writing
W9 Others in creative arts & design
X0 Broadly-based programmes within education
X1 Training teachers
X2 Research & study skills in education
X3 Academic studies in education
X9 Others in education
Y0 Combined
ITT Initial Teacher Training

Dependent fields

  • None.

Depend upon fields

  • None.

Additional information

This field is derived from a substring of XJACS01 on the yy054_SJ_Derive table for AP student, yy051_SJ table for Student or UNISTATS_STATIC_DATA_yy051.F_XJACS01 for Graduate Outcomes. Used in all Unistats tables from 2012/13 with JACS 3.0 only.

Technical Specification

AP student: XJACS01 on the Cyy054_SJ _Derive table Student: Cyy051_SJ table Graduate Outcomes: UNISTATS_STATIC_DATA_yy051 table (CHAR 4) UNISTATS_XJACS203 (CHAR 3)
Where the first three characters are in: B10, B11, B12, B13, B14, B16, B17, B19, B90, B91, B92, B93, B94, B95, B96, B99, H10, H11, H12, H13, H14, H15, H16, H19, N20, N21, N22, N23, N24, N25, N29, Q31, Q32, Q33, Q34, Q39, Q35, Q36, Q37, Q38, F70, F71, F72, F73, F75, F76, F77, F78, F79 For UNISTATS AP student, first 3 characters of XJACS01 on the yy054_SJ_Derive table For UNISTATS Graduate Outcomes, first 3 characters of UNISTATS_STATIC_DATA_yy051.F_XJACS01
otherwise For UNISTATS AP student, first 2 characters of XJACS01 on the yy054_SJ_Derive table; For UNISTATS Graduate Outcomes, first 2 characters of UNISTATS_STATIC_DATA_yy051.F_XJACS01

Revision history

Date Version Notes
2015-08-20 1.3.2 Included reference for AP student data 2014/15

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