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Graduate Outcomes Survey Results 2019/20 - Type of qualification

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Graduate Outcomes Survey Results 2019/20

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Type of qualification

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valid entries
Short nameTYPEQUAL

This data item records the type of qualification the graduate was aiming for in their study on the census week

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

Graduate.ALLACT06 = 1 or Graduate.CONSTART02 = 1

Valid entries and labels
01Higher degree, mainly by research (e.g. PhD, DPhil, MPhil, MRes)
02Higher degree, mainly by taught course (e.g. MA, MSc, MBA)
03Postgraduate diploma or certificate (including PGCE/PGDE)
04Professional qualification
05Undergraduate degree (including integrated master’s degrees) (e.g. BA, BSc, MBChB, MEng)
06Other undergraduate diploma or certificate not specified above (e.g. foundation degree)
07Other qualification
08Not aiming for a formal qualification

The information captured relates to what the graduate considers to be their MAIN study in the study section. This question is mandatory to answer if ALLACT06 = 1 is selected OR CONSTART02 = 1 is selected.


Which of the following best describes the type of qualification you were aiming for on [census week]?

Required for valid responseYes
To be asked of third partyYes
Quality rules
Quality rules to follow
Part of
Field length2
Minimum occurrences1
Maximum occurrences1
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