Research Fields, Courses & Disciplines Classification (RFCD) 1998

Nature and purpose of the RFCD Classification

This classification allows both R&D activity and other activity within the higher education sector to be categorised. The categories in the classification include recognised academic disciplines and related major sub-fields taught at universities or tertiary institutions, major fields of research investigated by national research institutions and organisations, and emerging areas of study.

While this classification includes individual specialised fields of national interest, it generally reflects the overall structure of disciplinary fields. R&D activity is classified according to the field of research undertaken. In this respect, it is the nature of the R&D itself which is being examined, rather than the activity of the performing unit or the purpose of the R&D. Higher education courses, units of study and teaching activity are classified according to field.

Structure of the RFCD classification

The classification is arranged in a hierarchical structure. It has 24 divisions, 139 disciplines and 898 subjects. The divisions are:

Divisions, disciplines and subjects are each assigned a six-digit code. Divisions are uniquely identified by the first two digits and the remainder of the code is zero filled. Disciplines are uniquely identified by the first four digits and the remainder of the code is zero filled. Each subject has an unique six-digit code.

There are ninety-nine possible categories at the discipline and subject levels, to allow for future expansion of the classification.

Division: MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

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Discipline: Mathematics
230101 - Mathematical Logic, Set Theory, Lattices and Combinatorics
230102 - Number Theory, Field Theory
230103 - Rings and Algebras
230104 - Category Theory, K Theory, Homological Algebra
230105 - Group Theory and Generalisations (incl. Topological Groups and Lie Groups)
230106 - Real and Complex Functions
230107 - Differential, Difference and Integral Equations
230108 - Harmonic and Fourier Analysis
230109 - Functional Analysis
230110 - Calculus of Variations and Control Theory
230111 - Geometry
230112 - Topology and Manifolds
230113 - Dynamical Systems
230114 - Functions of Several Complex Variables
230115 - Approximation Theory
230116 - Numerical Analysis
230117 - Operations Research
230118 - Optimisation
230119 - Systems Theory and Control
230199 - Mathematics n.e.c.
Discipline: Statistics
230201 - Probability Theory
230202 - Stochastic Analysis and Modelling
230203 - Statistical Theory
230204 - Applied Statistics
230299 - Statistics n.e.c.
Discipline: Other Mathematical Sciences
239901 - Biological Mathematics
239902 - Actuarial Mathematics
239903 - Risk Theory
239904 - Theory of Graduation
239999 - Mathematical Sciences n.e.c.

Division: PHYSICAL SCIENCES

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Discipline: Astronomical Sciences
240101 - Astronomy and Astrophysics
240102 - Cosmic Ray Physics
240199 - Astronomical Sciences n.e.c.
Discipline: Theoretical and Condensed Matter Physics
240201 - Theoretical Physics
240202 - Condensed Matter Physics - Structural Properties
240203 - Condensed Matter Physics - Electronic and Magnetic Properties; Superconductivity
240204 - Condensed Matter Physics - Other
Discipline: Atomic and Molecular Physics; Nuclear and Particle Physics; Plasma Physics
240301 - Atomic and Molecular Physics
240302 - Nuclear and Particle Physics
240303 - Plasmas and Electrical Discharges
240304 - Other Plasma Physics
Discipline: Optical Physics
240401 - Optics and Opto-electronic Physics
240402 - Quantum Optics and Lasers
240499 - Optical Physics n.e.c.
Discipline: Classical Physics
240501 - Acoustics and Acoustical Devices; Waves
240502 - Fluid Physics
240503 - Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics
240504 - Electrostatics and Electrodynamics
240599 - Classical Physics n.e.c.
Discipline: Other Physical Sciences
249901 - Biophysics
249902 - Medical Physics
249903 - Instruments and Techniques
249999 - Physical Sciences n.e.c.

Division: CHEMICAL SCIENCES

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Discipline: Physical Chemistry (incl. Structural)
250101 - Chemical Thermodynamics and Energetics
250102 - Chemistry of Catalysis
250103 - Colloid and Surface Chemistry
250104 - Chemical Spectroscopy
250105 - Structural Chemistry
250106 - Mechanisms of Reactions
250107 - Electrochemistry
250199 - Physical Chemistry n.e.c.
Discipline: Inorganic Chemistry
250201 - Transition Metal Chemistry
250202 - Main Group Metal Chemistry
250203 - Solid State Chemistry
250204 - Bioinorganic Chemistry
250205 - Non-Metal Chemistry
250206 - f-Block Chemistry
250299 - Inorganic Chemistry n.e.c.
Discipline: Organic Chemistry
250301 - Organic Chemical Synthesis
250302 - Biological and Medical Chemistry
250303 - Physical Organic Chemistry
250399 - Organic Chemistry n.e.c.
Discipline: Analytical Chemistry
250401 - Separation Science
250402 - Analytical Spectrometry
250403 - Electroanalytical Chemistry
250404 - Flow Analysis
250405 - Sensor (Chemical and Bio-) Technology
250406 - Immunological and Bioassay Methods
250407 - Other Instrumental Methods
250408 - Chemometrics
250409 - Quality Assurance, Traceability and Metrological Chemistry
250499 - Analytical Chemistry n.e.c.
Discipline: Macromolecular Chemistry
250501 - Synthesis of Macromolecules
250502 - Physical Chemistry of Macromolecules
250503 - Characterisation of Macromolecules
250504 - Polymerisation of Mechanisms
250599 - Macromolecular Chemistry n.e.c.
Discipline: Theoretical and Computational Chemistry
250601 - Quantum Chemistry
250602 - Statistical Mechanics
250603 - Reaction Kinetics and Dynamics
250604 - Radiation and Matter
250605 - Theory of Materials
250606 - Macromolecular Design
250699 - Theoretical and Computational Chemistry n.e.c.
Discipline: Other Chemical Sciences
259901 - Organometallic Chemistry
259902 - Environmental Chemistry (incl. Atmospheric Chemistry)
259903 - Industrial Chemistry
259904 - Supramolecular Chemistry
259999 - Chemical Sciences n.e.c.

Division: EARTH SCIENCES

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Discipline: Geology
260101 - Mineralogy and Crystallography
260102 - Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology
260103 - Vulcanology
260104 - Sedimentology
260105 - Petroleum Geology
260106 - Ore Deposit Petrology
260107 - Structural Geology
260108 - Geotectonics
260109 - Geochronology
260110 - Biostratigraphy
260111 - Other Stratigraphy (incl. Sequence Stratigraphy)
260112 - Palaeontology
260113 - Palynology
260114 - Geomorphology
260115 - Glaciology
260199 - Geology n.e.c.
Discipline: Geophysics
260201 - Gravity
260202 - Geomagnetism
260203 - Electromagnetism
260204 - Petrophysics
260205 - Explosion Seismology
260206 - Earthquake Seismology
260207 - Radiometrics
260299 - Geophysics n.e.c.
Discipline: Geochemistry
260301 - Trace Element and Isotope Geochemistry
260302 - Exploration Geochemistry
260303 - Organic Geochemistry n.e.c.
260304 - Inorganic Geochemistry n.e.c.
260399 - Geochemistry n.e.c.
Discipline: Oceanography
260401 - Biological Oceanography
260402 - Chemical Oceanography
260403 - Physical Oceanography
260499 - Oceanography n.e.c.
Discipline: Hydrology
260501 - Groundwater Hydrology
260502 - Surfacewater Hydrology
260599 - Hydrology n.e.c.
Discipline: Atmospheric Sciences
260601 - Meteorology
260602 - Climatology (incl. Palaeoclimatology)
260603 - Ionospheric and Magnetospheric Physics
260699 - Atmospheric Sciences n.e.c.
Discipline: Other Earth Sciences
269901 - Physical Geography
269999 - Earth Sciences n.e.c.

Division: BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

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Discipline: Biochemistry and Cell Biology
270101 - Analytical Biochemistry
270102 - Cell Metabolism
270103 - Protein Targeting and Signal Transduction
270104 - Membrane Biology
270105 - Cellular Interactions (incl. Adhesion, Matrix, Cell Wall)
270106 - Cell Development (incl. Cell Division and Apoptosis)
270107 - Cell Neurochemistry
270108 - Enzymes
270199 - Biochemistry and Cell Biology n.e.c.
Discipline: Genetics
270201 - Gene Expression
270202 - Genome Structure
270203 - Population and Ecological Genetics
270204 - Anthropological Genetics
270205 - Genetic Development (incl. Sex Determination)
270206 - Genetic Immunology
270207 - Quantitative Genetics
270208 - Molecular Evolution
270209 - Meiosis and Recombination
270210 - Neurogenetics
270299 - Genetics n.e.c.
Discipline: Microbiology
270301 - Bacteriology
270302 - Archaebacteriology
270303 - Virology
270304 - Infectious Agents
270305 - Mycology
270306 - Microbial Genetics
270307 - Microbial Ecology
270308 - Microbial Systematics, Taxonomy and Phylogeny
270399 - Microbiology n.e.c.
Discipline: Botany
270401 - Plant Systematics, Taxonomy and Phylogeny
270402 - Plant Physiology
270403 - Plant Pathology
270404 - Phycology
270499 - Botany n.e.c.
Discipline: Zoology
270501 - Animal Systematics, Taxonomy and Phylogeny
270502 - Neurobiology
270503 - Animal Anatomy and Histology
270504 - Invertebrate Biology
270599 - Zoology n.e.c.
Discipline: Physiology
270601 - Animal Physiology - Biophysics
270602 - Animal Physiology - Cell
270603 - Animal Physiology - Systems
270604 - Comparative Physiology
270699 - Physiology n.e.c.
Discipline: Ecology and Evolution
270701 - Freshwater Ecology
270702 - Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology)
270703 - Terrestrial Ecology
270704 - Landscape Ecology
270705 - Palaeoecology
270706 - Life Histories (incl. Population Ecology)
270707 - Sociobiology and Behavioural Ecology
270708 - Conservation and Diversity
270709 - Biogeography
270799 - Ecology and Evolution n.e.c.
Discipline: Biotechnology
270801 - Gene Therapy
270802 - Diagnostic Applications
270803 - Transgenesis
270804 - Genetic Technologies: Transformation, Site-directed Mutagenesis etc.
270805 - Genetic Engineering and Enzyme Technology
270899 - Biotechnology n.e.c.
Discipline: Other Biological Sciences
279901 - Global Change Biology
279999 - Biological Sciences n.e.c.

Division: INFORMATION, COMPUTING AND COMMUNICATION SCIENCES

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Discipline: Information Systems
280101 - Information Systems Organisation
280102 - Information Systems Management
280103 - Information Storage, Retrieval and Management
280104 - Computer-Human Interaction
280105 - Interfaces and Presentation (excl. Computer-Human Interaction)
280106 - Interorganisational Information Systems
280107 - Global Information Systems
280108 - Database Management
280109 - Decision Support and Group Support Systems
280110 - Systems Theory
280111 - Conceptual Modelling
280112 - Information Systems Development Methodologies
280199 - Information Systems n.e.c.
Discipline: Artificial Intelligence and Signal and Image Processing
280201 - Expert Systems
280202 - Computer Graphics
280203 - Image Processing
280204 - Signal Processing
280205 - Text Processing
280206 - Speech Recognition
280207 - Pattern Recognition
280208 - Computer Vision
280209 - Intelligent Robotics
280210 - Simulation and Modelling
280211 - Virtual Reality and Related Simulation
280212 - Neural Networks, Genetic Algorithms and Fuzzy Logic
280213 - Other Artificial Intelligence
Discipline: Computer Software
280301 - Programming Techniques
280302 - Software Engineering
280303 - Programming Languages
280304 - Operating Systems
280305 - Multimedia Programming
280399 - Computer Software n.e.c.
Discipline: Computation Theory and Mathematics
280401 - Analysis of Algorithms and Complexity
280402 - Mathematical Logic and Formal Languages
280403 - Logics and Meanings of Programs
280404 - Numerical Analysis
280405 - Discrete Mathematics
280406 - Mathematical Software
280499 - Computation Theory and Mathematics n.e.c.
Discipline: Data Format
280501 - Data Structures
280502 - Data Storage Representations
280503 - Files
280504 - Data Encryption
280505 - Data Security
280506 - Coding and Information Theory
280599 - Data Format n.e.c.
Discipline: Other Information, Computing and Communication Sciences
289999 - Other Information, Computing and Communication Sciences

Division: ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

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Discipline: Industrial Biotechnology and Food Sciences
290101 - Fermentation, Biotechnology and Industrial Microbiology
290102 - Food Engineering
290103 - Food Processing
290104 - Other Food Sciences
290105 - Other Industrial Biotechnology
Discipline: Aerospace Engineering
290201 - Aerodynamics
290202 - Flight Dynamics
290203 - Aerospace Structures
290204 - Aircraft Performance
290205 - Flight Control Systems
290206 - Aerospace Electrical Systems
290207 - Satellite, Space Vehicle and Missile Design
290299 - Aerospace Engineering n.e.c.
Discipline: Manufacturing Engineering
290301 - Robotics and Mechatronics
290302 - Flexible Manufacturing Systems
290303 - CAD/CAM Systems
290304 - Control Engineering
290305 - Welding Technology
290306 - Textile Technology
290307 - Printing Technology
290308 - Packaging, Storage and Transportation
290309 - Safety and Quality
290399 - Manufacturing Engineering n.e.c.
Discipline: Automotive Engineering
290401 - Automotive Engineering
Discipline: Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
290501 - Mechanical Engineering
290502 - Industrial Engineering
Discipline: Chemical Engineering
290601 - Chemical Engineering Design
290602 - Process Control and Simulation
290603 - Membrane and Separation Technologies
290699 - Chemical Engineering n.e.c.
Discipline: Resources Engineering
290701 - Mining Engineering
290702 - Mineral Processing
290703 - Petroleum and Reservoir Engineering
290704 - Geomechanics
290799 - Resources Engineering n.e.c.
Discipline: Civil Engineering
290801 - Structural Engineering
290802 - Water and Sanitary Engineering
290803 - Transport Engineering
290804 - Construction Engineering
290805 - Geotechnical Engineering
290899 - Civil Engineering n.e.c.
Discipline: Electrical and Electronic Engineering
290901 - Electrical Engineering
290902 - Integrated Circuits
290903 - Other Electronic Engineering
Discipline: Geomatic Engineering
291001 - Geodesy
291002 - Surveying
291003 - Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
291004 - Spatial Information Systems
291005 - Navigation and Position Fixing
291006 - Cartography
291099 - Geomatic engineering n.e.c.
Discipline: Environmental Engineering
291101 - Environmental Engineering Modelling
291102 - Bio-remediation
291103 - Environmental Engineering Design
291104 - Environmental Technologies
291199 - Environmental Engineering n.e.c.
Discipline: Maritime Engineering
291201 - Naval Architecture
291202 - Ship and Platform Hydrodynamics
291203 - Ship and Platform Structures
291204 - Marine Engineering
291205 - Ocean Engineering
291206 - Special Vehicles
291299 - Maritime Engineering n.e.c.
Discipline: Metallurgy
291301 - Process Metallurgy
291302 - Physical Metallurgy
Discipline: Materials Engineering
291401 - Polymers
291402 - Composite Materials
291403 - Alloy Materials
291404 - Ceramics
291405 - Timber
291406 - Pulp and Paper
291407 - Plastics
291499 - Materials Engineering n.e.c.
Discipline: Biomedical Engineering
291501 - Clinical Engineering
291502 - Rehabilitation Engineering
291503 - Biomaterials
291504 - Biomechanical engineering
291599 - Biomedical Engineering n.e.c.
Discipline: Computer Hardware
291601 - Arithmetic and Logic Structures
291602 - Memory Structures
291603 - Input, Output and Data Devices
291604 - Logic Design
291605 - Processor Architectures
291699 - Computer Hardware n.e.c.
Discipline: Communications Technologies
291701 - Antenna Technology
291702 - Optical and Photonic Systems
291703 - Digital Systems
291704 - Computer Communications Networks
291705 - Microwave and Millimetrewave Technology
291706 - Broadband Network Technology
291707 - Modem Technology
291708 - Baseband Technology
291709 - Satellite Communications
291710 - Radio Communications and Broadcasting n.e.c.
291799 - Communications Technologies n.e.c.
Discipline: Interdisciplinary Engineering
291801 - Fluidization and Fluid Mechanics
291802 - Heat and Mass Transfer Operations
291803 - Turbulent Flows
291804 - Nanotechnology
291899 - Interdisciplinary Engineering n.e.c.
Discipline: Other Engineering and Technology
299901 - Agricultural Engineering
299902 - Combustion and Fuel Engineering
299903 - Biosensor Technologies
299904 - Engineering/Technology Instrumentation
299999 - Engineering and Technology n.e.c.

Division: AGRICULTURAL, VETERINARY AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

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Discipline: Soil and Water Sciences
300101 - Soil Physics
300102 - Soil Biology
300103 - Soil Chemistry
300104 - Land Capability and Soil Degradation
300105 - Applied Hydrology (Drainage, Flooding, Irrigation, Quality, etc.)
300199 - Soil and Water Sciences n.e.c.
Discipline: Crop and Pasture Production
300201 - Plant Biochemistry and Physiology
300202 - Plant Nutrition
300203 - Plant Improvement (Selection, Breeding and Genetic Engineering)
300204 - Plant Protection (Pests, Diseases and Weeds)
300205 - Agronomy
300206 - Post Harvest Technologies (Transportation and Storage)
300299 - Crop and Pasture Production n.e.c.
Discipline: Horticulture
300301 - Plant Improvement (Selection, Breeding and Genetic Engineering)
300302 - Plant Growth and Development
300303 - Plant Protection (Pests, Diseases and Weeds)
300304 - Post Harvest Technologies
300305 - Oenology and Viticulture
300399 - Horticulture n.e.c.
Discipline: Animal Production
300401 - Animal Breeding
300402 - Animal Reproduction
300403 - Animal Nutrition
300404 - Animal Husbandry
300405 - Animal Protection (Pests and Pathogens)
300406 - Animal Growth and Development
300499 - Animal Production n.e.c.
Discipline: Veterinary Sciences
300501 - Veterinary Medicine
300502 - Anaesthesiology
300503 - Epidemiology
300504 - Immunology
300505 - Anatomy and Physiology
300506 - Pathology
300507 - Microbiology (excl. Virology)
300508 - Parasitology
300509 - Radiology and Imaging
300510 - Virology
300511 - Surgery
300512 - Pharmacology
300599 - Veterinary Sciences n.e.c.
Discipline: Forestry Sciences
300601 - Nutrition and Physiology
300602 - Tree Improvement (Selection, Breeding and Genetic Engineering)
300603 - Pests, Health and Diseases
300604 - Management and Environment
300605 - Fire Management
300606 - Agroforestry
300699 - Forestry Sciences n.e.c.
Discipline: Fisheries Sciences
300701 - Physiology and Genetics
300702 - Pests and Diseases
300703 - Aquaculture
300704 - Ecosystem Studies and Stock Assessment
300705 - Evaluation of Management Strategies
300799 - Fisheries Sciences n.e.c.
Discipline: Environmental Sciences
300801 - Environmental Management and Rehabilitation
300802 - Wildlife and Habitat Management
300803 - Natural Resource Management
300804 - Environmental Impact Assessment
300805 - Conservation
300899 - Environmental Sciences n.e.c.
Discipline: Land, Parks and Agriculture Management
300901 - Farm Management, Rural Management and Agribusiness
300902 - Land and Parks Management
300903 - Sustainable Development
300999 - Land, Parks and Agriculture Management n.e.c.
Discipline: Other Agricultural, Veterinary and Environmental Sciences
309901 - Fertilisers and Agrochemicals (Application etc.)
309902 - Education and Extension
309999 - Agricultural, Veterinary and Environmental Sciences n.e.c.

Division: ARCHITECTURE, URBAN ENVIRONMENT AND BUILDING

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Discipline: Architecture and Urban Environment
310101 - Architecture
310102 - Heritage and Conservation
310103 - Urban and Regional Planning
310104 - Landscape Planning
310105 - History of the Built Environment
310106 - Interior and Environmental Design
310199 - Architecture and Urban Environment n.e.c.
Discipline: Building
310201 - Building Science and Techniques
310202 - Building Construction Management
310203 - Building Construction Economics (incl. Quantity Surveying)
310299 - Building n.e.c.
Discipline: Other Architecture, Urban Environment and Building
319999 - Other Architecture, Urban Environment and Building

Division: MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES

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Discipline: Immunology
320201 - Allergy
320202 - Cellular Immunology
320203 - Humoral Immunology and Immunochemistry
320204 - Immunogenetics
320205 - Transplantation Immunology
320206 - Tumor Immunology
320207 - Autoimmunity
320299 - Immunology n.e.c.
Discipline: Medical Biochemistry and Clinical Chemistry
320301 - Clinical Chemistry
320302 - Medical Biochemistry: Carbohydrates
320303 - Medical Biochemistry: Lipids
320304 - Medical Biochemistry: Nucleic Acids
320305 - Medical Biochemistry: Proteins and Peptides
320306 - Medical Biochemistry: Phospholipids
320307 - Medical Biochemistry: Other
Discipline: Medical Microbiology
320401 - Medical Bacteriology
320402 - Medical Virology
320403 - Medical Infection Agents (incl. Prions)
320404 - Medical Mycology
320405 - Medical Parasitology
320499 - Medical Microbiology n.e.c.
Discipline: Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences
320501 - Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacy
320502 - Basic Pharmacology
320503 - Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
320504 - Toxicology (incl. Clinical Toxicology)
320599 - Pharmacology n.e.c.
Discipline: Medical Physiology
320601 - Human Biophysics
320602 - Cell Physiology
320603 - Systems Physiology
320699 - Medical Physiology n.e.c.
Discipline: Neurosciences
320701 - Autonomic Nervous System
320702 - Central Nervous System
320703 - Peripheral Nervous System
320704 - Cellular Nervous System
320705 - Sensory Systems
320799 - Neurosciences n.e.c.
Discipline: Dentistry
320801 - Oral Surgery
320802 - Dentistry Support
320803 - Dental Technology
320804 - Dental Therapy
320899 - Dentistry n.e.c.
Discipline: Optometry
320901 - Optical Technology
320999 - Optometry n.e.c.
Discipline: Clinical Sciences
321001 - Anaesthesiology
321002 - Dermatology
321003 - Cardiology (incl. Cardiovascular Diseases)
321004 - Endocrinology
321005 - Fetal Development and Medicine
321006 - Gastroenterology and Hepatology
321007 - Geriatrics and Gerontology
321008 - Haematology
321009 - Intensive Care
321010 - Infectious Diseases
321011 - Medical Genetics
321012 - Nephrology and Urology
321013 - Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases
321014 - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
321015 - Oncology and Carcinogenesis
321016 - Opthalmology and Vision Science
321017 - Orthopaedics
321018 - Otorhinolaryngology
321019 - Paediatrics
321020 - Pathology
321021 - Psychiatry
321022 - Radiology and Organ Imaging
321023 - Radiotherapy and Nuclear Medicine
321024 - Rehabilitation and Therapy: Occupational and Physical
321025 - Rehabilitation and Therapy: Hearing and Speech
321026 - Reproduction
321027 - Respiratory Diseases
321028 - Rheumatology and Arthritis
321029 - Surgery
321030 - Venereology
321099 - Clinical Sciences n.e.c.
Discipline: Nursing
321101 - Midwifery
321102 - Clinical Nursing: Primary (Preventative)
321103 - Clinical Nursing: Secondary (Acute Care)
321104 - Clinical Nursing: Tertiary (Rehabilitative)
321105 - Mental Health Nursing
321106 - Aged Care Nursing
321199 - Nursing n.e.c.
Discipline: Public Health and Health Services
321201 - Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety
321202 - Epidemiology
321203 - Health Information Systems (incl. Surveillance)
321204 - Mental Health
321205 - Nutrition and Dietetics
321206 - Preventive Medicine
321207 - Indigenous Health
321208 - Primary Health Care
321209 - Family Care
321210 - Community Child Health
321211 - Residential Client Care
321212 - Care for Disabled
321213 - Human Bioethics
321214 - Health and Community Services
321215 - Health Care Administration
321216 - Health Promotion
321217 - Health Counselling
321299 - Public Health and Health Services n.e.c.
Discipline: Complementary/alternative Medicine
321301 - Oriental Medicine and Treatments
321302 - Chiropractic
321303 - Naturopathy
321399 - Complementary/Alternative Medicine n.e.c.
Discipline: Human Movement and Sports Science
321401 - Exercise Physiology
321402 - Biomechanics
321403 - Motor Control
321404 - Sport and Exercise Psychology
321405 - Sports Medicine
321499 - Human Movement and Sports Science n.e.c.
Discipline: Other Medical and Health Sciences
329901 - Podiatry
329902 - Medical Biotechnology
329903 - Therapies and Therapeutic Technology
329999 - Mental and health Sciences n.e.c.

Division: EDUCATION

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Discipline: Education Studies
330101 - Educational Psychology
330102 - History and Philosophy of Education
330103 - Sociology of Education
330104 - Educational Policy, Administration and Management
330105 - Educational Counselling
330106 - Comparative Education
330107 - Educational Technology and Media
330108 - Special Education
330109 - Assessment and Evaluation
330199 - Education Studies n.e.c.
Discipline: Curriculum Studies
330201 - Curriculum Studies: English Education
330202 - Curriculum Studies: Mathematics Education
330203 - Curriculum Studies: Science Education
330204 - Curriculum Studies: Economics, Commerce, Management and Services Education
330205 - Curriculum Studies: Other Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts Education
330206 - Curriculum Theory and Development
330299 - Curriculum Studies n.e.c.
Discipline: Professional Development of Teachers
330301 - Teacher Education: Early Childhood
330302 - Teacher Education: Primary
330303 - Teacher Education: Secondary
330304 - Teacher Education: Vocational Education and Training
330305 - Teacher Education: Higher Education
330306 - Teacher Education: Special Education
330307 - Teacher Education: Nursing and Health
330399 - Professional Development of Teachers n.e.c.
Discipline: Other Education
339999 - Other Education

Division: ECONOMICS

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Discipline: Economic Theory
340101 - Microeconomic Theory
340102 - Macroeconomic Theory
340103 - Mathematical Economics
340199 - Economic Theory n.e.c.
Discipline: Applied Economics
340201 - Agricultural Economics
340202 - Environment and Resource Economics
340203 - Finance Economics
340204 - Health Economics
340205 - Industry Economics and Industrial Organisation
340206 - International Economics and International Finance
340207 - Labour Economics
340208 - Macroeconomics (incl. Monetary and Fiscal Theory)
340209 - Public Sector Economics
340210 - Welfare Economics
340211 - Transport Economics
340212 - Economic Geography
340213 - Economic Development and Growth
340214 - Urban and Regional Economics
340299 - Applied Economics n.e.c.
Discipline: Economic History and History of Economic Thought
340301 - Economic History
340302 - History of Economic Thought
Discipline: Econometrics
340401 - Economic Models and Forecasting
340402 - Econometric and Statistical Methods
340403 - Time-Series Analysis
340404 - Cross-Sectional Analysis
340405 - Panel Data Analysis
340499 - Econometrics n.e.c.
Discipline: Other Economics
349901 - Political Economy
349902 - Comparative Economic Systems
349999 - Economics n.e.c.

Division: COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT, TOURISM AND SERVICES

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Discipline: Accounting, Auditing and Accountability
350101 - Financial Accounting
350102 - Management Accounting
350103 - Auditing and Accountability
350104 - Taxation
350105 - Bookkeeping
350106 - International Accounting
350107 - Other Accounting
Discipline: Business and Management
350201 - Human Resources Management
350202 - Business Information Systems (incl. Data Processing)
350203 - Industrial Relations
350204 - Marketing and Market Research
350205 - Sales and Distribution
350206 - Advertising and Public Relations
350207 - Office Services
350208 - Organisational Planning and Management
350209 - Small Business Management
350210 - Quality Management
350211 - Innovation and Technology Management
350212 - International business
350213 - Electronic Commerce
350299 - Business and Management n.e.c.
Discipline: Banking, Finance and Investment
350301 - Finance
350302 - Financial Econometrics
350303 - Financial Institutions (incl. Banking)
350304 - Insurance Studies
350399 - Banking, Finance and Investment n.e.c.
Discipline: Transportation
350401 - Aeronautical Transportation
350402 - Aircrew Training
350403 - Nautical Transportation
350404 - Marine Crew Training
350405 - Road and Rail Transportation
350499 - Transportation n.e.c.
Discipline: Tourism
350501 - Tourism Policy and Planning
350502 - Tourism Resource Appraisal
350503 - Impacts of Tourism
350504 - Tourist Behaviour
350505 - Tourism Economics
350506 - Tourism Forecasting
350507 - Tourism Management
350508 - Tourism Marketing
350599 - Tourism n.e.c.
Discipline: Services
350601 - Hospitality Management
350602 - Food and Hospitality Services
350603 - Real Estate and Valuation
350604 - Professional Services (Legal, Management Consulting, etc.)
350605 - Other Retail Services
350606 - Wholesale Services
350699 - Services n.e.c.
Discipline: Other Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
359999 - Other Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services

Division: POLICY AND POLITICAL SCIENCE

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Discipline: Political Science
360101 - Australian Government and Politics
360102 - Comparative Government and Politics
360103 - Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations
360104 - Political Theory and Political Philosophy
360105 - International Relations
360199 - Political Science n.e.c.
Discipline: Policy and Administration
360201 - Public Policy
360202 - Public Administration
360203 - Research, Science and Technology Policy
360204 - Defence Studies
360299 - Policy and Administration n.e.c.
Discipline: Other Policy and Political Science
369999 - Other Policy and Political Science

Division: STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY

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Discipline: Sociology
370101 - Social Theory
370102 - Social Policy and Planning
370103 - Race and Ethnic Relations
370104 - Urban Sociology and Community Studies
370105 - Applied Sociology, Program Evaluation and Social Impact Assessment
370106 - Sociological Methodology and Research Methods
370107 - Social Change
370199 - Sociology n.e.c.
Discipline: Social Work
370201 - Clinical Social Work Practice
370202 - Social Program Evaluation
370203 - Social Policy
370204 - Counselling, Welfare and Community Services
370299 - Social Work n.e.c.
Discipline: Anthropology
370301 - Biological (Physical) Anthropology
370302 - Social and Cultural Anthropology
370303 - Linguistic Anthropology
370399 - Anthropology n.e.c.
Discipline: Human Geography
370401 - Urban and Regional Studies
370402 - Social and Cultural Geography
370403 - Recreation and Leisure Studies
370499 - Human Geography n.e.c.
Discipline: Demography
370501 - Population Trends and Policies
370502 - Migration
370503 - Fertility
370504 - Family and Household Studies
370599 - Demography n.e.c.
Discipline: History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine
370601 - History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
370602 - Sociology and Social Studies of Science and Technology
370603 - History and Philosophy of Medicine
370699 - History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine n.e.c.
Discipline: Other Studies in Human Society
379901 - Gender Specific Studies
379902 - Aboriginal Studies
379999 - Studies in Human Society n.e.c.

Division: BEHAVIOURAL AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES

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Discipline: Psychology
380101 - Sensory Processes, Perception and Performance
380102 - Learning, Memory, Cognition and Language
380103 - Biological Psychology (Neuropsychology, Psychopharmacology, Physiological Psychology)
380104 - Personality, Abilities and Assessment
380105 - Social and Community Psychology
380106 - Developmental Psychology and Ageing
380107 - Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology
380108 - Industrial and Organisational Psychology
380109 - Psychological Methodology, Design and Analysis
380199 - Psychology n.e.c.
Discipline: Linguistics
380201 - Applied Linguistics and Educational Linguistics
380202 - Computational Linguistics
380203 - Discourse and Pragmatics
380204 - Laboratory Phonetics and Speech Science
380205 - Language in Culture and Society (Sociolinguistics)
380206 - Language in Time and Space (incl. Historical Linguistics, Dialectology)
380207 - Linguistic Structures (incl. Grammar, Phonology, Lexicon, Semantics)
380208 - Lexicography
380299 - Linguistics n.e.c.
Discipline: Cognitive Science
380301 - Philosophy of Cognition
380302 - Linguistic Processes (incl. Speech Production and Comprehension)
380303 - Computer Perception, Memory and Attention
380304 - Neurocognitive Patterns and Neural Networks
380305 - Knowledge Representation and Machine Learning
380306 - Planning and Problem Solving
380399 - Cognitive Science n.e.c.
Discipline: Other Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences
389999 - Other Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences

Division: LAW, JUSTICE AND LAW ENFORCEMENT

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Discipline: Law
390101 - Administrative Law
390102 - Comparative Law
390103 - Constitutionalism and Constitutional Law
390104 - Commercial and Contract Law
390105 - Corporations and Associations Law
390106 - Criminal Law
390107 - Environmental and Natural Resources Law
390108 - Family Law
390109 - Civil Law
390110 - Indigenous Law
390111 - International Law
390112 - Law and Literature
390113 - Legal History
390114 - Intellectual Property
390115 - Property Law and Conveyancing (excl. Intellectual Property)
390116 - Labour Law
390117 - Tort Law
390118 - Taxation Law
390119 - Equity Law
390120 - Trust Law
390199 - Law n.e.c.
Discipline: Professional Development of Law Practitioners
390201 - Legal Practice
390202 - Adjudication
390203 - Legal Education
390204 - Professional Ethics
390299 - Professional Development of Law Practitioners n.e.c.
Discipline: Justice and Legal Studies
390301 - Justice Systems and Administration
390302 - Jurisprudence and Legal Theory
390303 - Human Rights
390304 - Counselling and Mediation Services
390305 - Law and Society
390399 - Justice and Legal Studies n.e.c.
Discipline: Law Enforcement
390401 - Criminology
390402 - Evidence and Procedure
390403 - Police Administration, Procedures and Practice
390404 - Detection and Prevention of Crime; Security Services
390405 - Correctional Theory and Services; Penology
390499 - Law Enforcement n.e.c.
Discipline: Other Law, Justice and Law Enforcement
399901 - History and Philosophy of Law and Justice
399999 - Law, Justice and Law Enforcement n.e.c.

Division: JOURNALISM, LIBRARIANSHIP AND CURATORIAL STUDIES

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Discipline: Journalism, Communication and Media
400101 - Journalism
400102 - Technical Writing
400103 - Professional Creative Writing
400104 - Communication and Media Studies
400199 - Journalism, Communication and Media n.e.c.
Discipline: Librarianship
400201 - Librarianship
Discipline: Curatorial Studies
400301 - Museum Studies
400302 - Archival Studies
400303 - Materials Conservation
400399 - Curatorial Studies n.e.c.
Discipline: Other Journalism, Librarianship and Curatorial Studies
409999 - Other Journalism, Librarianship and Curatorial Studies

Division: THE ARTS

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Discipline: Performing Arts
410101 - Music
410102 - Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies
410103 - Dance
410104 - Indigenous Performing Arts
410199 - Performing Arts n.e.c.
Discipline: Visual Arts and Crafts
410201 - Graphic Arts
410202 - Fine Arts (incl. Sculpture and Painting)
410203 - Photography
410204 - Crafts
410299 - Visual Arts and Crafts n.e.c.
Discipline: Cinema, Electronic Arts and Multimedia
410301 - Film and Video
410302 - Cinema Studies
410303 - Multimedia
410304 - Other Cinema and Electronic Arts
Discipline: Design Studies
410401 - Design Theory
410402 - Design Innovation
410403 - Design Studio Practice
410404 - Design Management and Professional Practice
410405 - Design History and Cultural Theory
410499 - Design Studies n.e.c.
Discipline: Other Arts
419901 - Art History and Appreciation
419999 - The Arts n.e.c.

Division: LANGUAGE AND CULTURE

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Discipline: Language Studies
420101 - English
420102 - English as a Second Language
420103 - Aboriginal Languages
420104 - Latin
420105 - Greek
420106 - French
420107 - German
420108 - Italian
420109 - Spanish
420110 - Russian
420111 - Other European Languages
420112 - Chinese Languages
420113 - Japanese
420114 - Indonesian Languages
420115 - Malaysian Languages
420116 - Indian Languages
420117 - Korean
420118 - Vietnamese Languages
420119 - Thai Languages
420120 - Other Asian Languages
420121 - Comparative Language Studies
420122 - Oracy and Oral Traditions
420199 - Language Studies n.e.c.
Discipline: Literature Studies
420201 - British and Irish
420202 - Australian and New Zealand
420203 - North American
420204 - South American
420205 - Latin and Classical Greek
420206 - French
420207 - German
420208 - Italian
420209 - Russian
420210 - Other European
420211 - Chinese
420212 - Japanese
420213 - Indonesian
420214 - Indian
420215 - Other Asian
420216 - Comparative Literature Studies
420217 - Textual Transmission and the Material Record
420218 - Literary Theory
420219 - Stylistics
420220 - Folklore, Myth and Mythologies
420299 - Literature Studies n.e.c.
Discipline: Cultural Studies
420301 - Cultural Policy Studies
420302 - Cultural Theory
420303 - Culture, Gender, Sexuality
420304 - Screen and Media Culture
420305 - Aboriginal Cultural Studies
420306 - Postcolonial and Global Cultural Studies
420307 - Consumption and Everyday Life
420308 - Multicultural, Intercultural and Cross-cultural Studies
420399 - Cultural Studies n.e.c.
Discipline: Other Language and Culture
429999 - Other Language and Culture

Division: HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY

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Discipline: Historical Studies
430101 - History: Australian
430102 - History: Asian
430103 - History: Pacific
430104 - History: North American
430105 - History: Latin American
430106 - History: African
430107 - History: British
430108 - History: European
430109 - History: Middle Eastern
430110 - History: Classical Greek and Roman
430111 - History: Other
430112 - Biography
430199 - Historical Studies n.e.c.
Discipline: Archaeology and Prehistory
430201 - Archaeology of Hunter-Gatherer Societies (incl. Pleistocene Archaeology)
430202 - Archaeology of Agricultural and Pastoral Societies
430203 - Archaeology of Complex Societies: Europe, the Mediterranean and the Levant
430204 - Archaeology of Complex Societies: Asia, Africa, Oceania and the Americas
430205 - Historical Archaeology (incl. Industrial Archaeology)
430206 - Maritime Archaeology
430207 - Archaeological Science
430299 - Archaeology and Prehistory n.e.c.
Discipline: Other History and Archaeology
439999 - Other History and Archaeology

Division: PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION

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Discipline: Philosophy
440101 - Aesthetics
440102 - Epistemology
440103 - Ethical Theory
440104 - Applied Ethics (incl. Bioethics and Environmental Ethics)
440105 - History of Philosophy and History of Ideas
440106 - Logic
440107 - Metaphysics
440108 - Philosophy of Language
440109 - Philosophy of Mind (excl. Cognition)
440110 - Social Philosophy
440111 - Phenomenology
440112 - Hermeneutic Theory
440113 - Comparative Philosophy
440114 - Philosophy of Action
440115 - Philosophy of Specific Cultures (e.g. Ancient Greek, Chinese)
440199 - Philosophy n.e.c.
Discipline: Religion and Religious Traditions
440201 - Hindu Studies
440202 - Buddhist Studies
440203 - Jewish Studies
440204 - Christian Theology (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
440205 - Islamic Studies
440206 - Studies in Other Religious Traditions
440207 - Religion and Society
440208 - Psychology of Religion
440209 - Philosophy of Religion
440299 - Religion and Religious Traditions n.e.c.
Discipline: Other Philosophy and Religion
449999 - Other Philosophy and Religion

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8th April 2010