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Graduate Outcomes Survey Results 2021/22 - Type of qualification

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Graduate Outcomes Survey Results 2021/22

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Type of qualification

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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

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, LLM)
03Postgraduate diploma or certificate (e.g. PGCE/PGDE, GDL)
04Other Professional qualification
05Undergraduate degree, including integrated master's degrees (e.g. BA, BSc, MBChB, MEng)
09Foundation degree, HND or other undergraduate diploma (E.g. DipHE)
10HNC, CertEd, or other undergraduate certificate (e.g. Higher Certificate)
11None of the above

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.


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

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To be asked of third partyYes
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Field length2
Minimum occurrences1
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Date modified2022-11-30
Change management notesLabels for valid entries 02 and 03 have been updated.

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