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Graduate Outcomes Survey Results 2017/18 - Main reason for research degree

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Graduate Outcomes Survey Results 2017/18

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Main reason for research degree


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Typefield
Short nameMRSCHDEG
Description

This data item records the MAIN reason the graduate decided to undertake their research degree

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales
Coverage

Instance.RCSTDNT = 01 - 08

Valid entries and labels
CodeLabel
01Interested in subject
02Interested in research
03Wanted to continue being a student/postpone job hunting
04Awarded funded studentship
05Encouraged or required to do so by my employer
06Wanted an academic career
07It would improve my career prospects
08Essential to get into area of employment I wanted
09I wanted to change career
10Encouraged to do so by university (including lecturer, tutor)
11Other
Notes

Question

Thinking about the research degree you completed in YYYY/YY, what was the main reason you decided to undertake it?

Required for valid responseNo
To be asked of third partyNo
Quality rules
Quality rules to follow
Part of
Field length2
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Element: MRSCHDEG
OwnerUKIR
Version1.2
Date modified2020-02-20
Change management notesValid entries amended from 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 and 11 to 01,02,03,04,05,06,07,08,09,10 and 11 to match data supply.

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