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1272.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Education (ASCED), 2001  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 22/08/2001   
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CONTENTS

    Preface
    List of Abbreviations
    Overview
      Introduction
      The Conceptual Basis of ASCED
      Summary of ASCED Criteria
      Structure and Format of ASCED
        Level of Education
        Field of Education
    Level of Education Structure and Definitions
      Structure
        Broad Levels
        Broad and Narrow Levels
        Broad, Narrow and Detailed Levels
      Definitions
        1 Postgraduate Degree Level
          11 Doctoral Degree Level
          12 Master Degree Level
        2 Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate Level
          21 Graduate Diploma Level
          22 Graduate Certificate Level
        3 Bachelor Degree Level
          31 Bachelor Degree Level
        4 Advanced Diploma and Diploma Level
          41 Advanced Diploma and Associate Degree Level
          42 Diploma Level
        5 Certificate Level
          51 Certificate III & IV Level
          52 Certificate I & II Level
        6 Secondary Education
          61 Senior Secondary Education
          62 Junior Secondary Education
        7 Primary Education
          71 Primary Education
        8 Pre-Primary Education
          81 Pre-Primary Education
        9 Other Education
          91 Non-award Courses
          99 Miscellaneous Education
    Field of Education Structure and Definitions
      Structure
        Broad Fields
        Broad and Narrow Fields
        Broad, Narrow and Detailed Fields
      Definitions
        01 Natural and Physical Sciences
          0101 Mathematical Sciences
          0103 Physics and Astronomy
          0105 Chemical Sciences
          0107 Earth Sciences
          0109 Biological Sciences
          0199 Other Natural and Physical Sciences
        02 Information Technology
          0201 Computer Science
          0203 Information Systems
          0299 Other Information Technology
        03 Engineering and Related Technologies
          0301 Manufacturing Engineering and Technology
          0303 Process and Resources Engineering
          0305 Automotive Engineering and Technology
          0307 Mechanical and Industrial Engineering and Technology
          0309 Civil Engineering
          0311 Geomatic Engineering
          0313 Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Technology
          0315 Aerospace Engineering and Technology
          0317 Maritime Engineering and Technology
          0399 Other Engineering and Related Technologies
        04 Architecture and Building
          0401 Architecture and Urban Environment
          0403 Building
        05 Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies
          0501 Agriculture
          0503 Horticulture and Viticulture
          0505 Forestry Studies
          0507 Fisheries Studies
          0509 Environmental Studies
          0599 Other Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies
        06 Health
          0601 Medical Studies
          0603 Nursing
          0605 Pharmacy
          0607 Dental Studies
          0609 Optical Science
          0611 Veterinary Studies
          0613 Public Health
          0615 Radiography
          0617 Rehabilitation Therapies
          0619 Complementary Therapies
          0699 Other Health
        07 Education
          0701 Teacher Education
          0703 Curriculum and Education Studies
          0799 Other Education
        08 Management and Commerce
          0801 Accounting
          0803 Business and Management
          0805 Sales and Marketing
          0807 Tourism
          0809 Office Studies
          0811 Banking, Finance and Related Fields
          0899 Other Management and Commerce
        09 Society and Culture
          0901 Political Science and Policy Studies
          0903 Studies in Human Society
          0905 Human Welfare Studies and Services
          0907 Behavioural Science
          0909 Law
          0911 Justice and Law Enforcement
          0913 Librarianship, Information Management and Curatorial Studies
          0915 Language and Literature
          0917 Philosophy and Religious Studies
          0919 Economics and Econometrics
          0921 Sport and Recreation
          0999 Other Society and Culture
        10 Creative Arts
          1001 Performing Arts
          1003 Visual Arts and Crafts
          1005 Graphic and Design Studies
          1007 Communication and Media Studies
          1099 Other Creative Arts
        11 Food, Hospitality and Personal Services
          1101 Food and Hospitality
          1103 Personal Services
        12 Mixed Field Programmes
          1201 General Education Programmes
          1203 Social Skills Programmes
          1205 Employment Skills Programmes
          1299 Other Mixed Field Programmes
    Additional Information
      Explanatory Notes
      Level of Education Correspondence Tables
        Appendix 2, ASCED - ABSCQ Level Correspondence Table
        Appendix 3, ABSCQ - ASCED Level Correspondence Table
        ASCED - ISCED97 Level Correspondence Table
      Field of Education Correspondence Tables
        Appendix 4, ASCED - ABSCQ Field Correspondence Table
        Appendix 5, ABSCQ - ASCED Field Correspondence Table
        Appendix 6, ASCED - FOSCHEC Correspondence Table
        Appendix 7, FOSCHEC - ASCED Correspondence Table
        Appendix 8, ASCED - FOSCTEC Correspondence Table
        Appendix 9, FOSCTEC - ASCED Correspondence Table
        Appendix 10, ASCED - Higher Education Discipline Groups Correspondence Table
        Appendix 11, Higher Education Discipline Groups - ASCED Correspondence Table
        Appendix 12, ASCED - VET Discipline Group Correspondence Table
        Appendix 13, VET Discipline Group - ASCED Correspondence Table
      Bibliography


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