Class DegreeType (2.9.1)

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DegreeType(value)

Educational degree level defined in International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED).

Values: DEGREE_TYPE_UNSPECIFIED (0): Default value. Represents no degree, or early childhood education. Maps to ISCED code 0. Ex) Kindergarten PRIMARY_EDUCATION (1): Primary education which is typically the first stage of compulsory education. ISCED code

  1. Ex) Elementary school LOWER_SECONDARY_EDUCATION (2): Lower secondary education; First stage of secondary education building on primary education, typically with a more subject-oriented curriculum. ISCED code 2. Ex) Middle school UPPER_SECONDARY_EDUCATION (3): Middle education; Second/final stage of secondary education preparing for tertiary education and/or providing skills relevant to employment. Usually with an increased range of subject options and streams. ISCED code 3. Ex) High school ADULT_REMEDIAL_EDUCATION (4): Adult Remedial Education; Programmes providing learning experiences that build on secondary education and prepare for labour market entry and/or tertiary education. The content is broader than secondary but not as complex as tertiary education. ISCED code 4. ASSOCIATES_OR_EQUIVALENT (5): Associate's or equivalent; Short first tertiary programmes that are typically practically-based, occupationally-specific and prepare for labour market entry. These programmes may also provide a pathway to other tertiary programmes. ISCED code 5. BACHELORS_OR_EQUIVALENT (6): Bachelor's or equivalent; Programmes designed to provide intermediate academic and/or professional knowledge, skills and competencies leading to a first tertiary degree or equivalent qualification. ISCED code 6. MASTERS_OR_EQUIVALENT (7): Master's or equivalent; Programmes designed to provide advanced academic and/or professional knowledge, skills and competencies leading to a second tertiary degree or equivalent qualification. ISCED code 7. DOCTORAL_OR_EQUIVALENT (8): Doctoral or equivalent; Programmes designed primarily to lead to an advanced research qualification, usually concluding with the submission and defense of a substantive dissertation of publishable quality based on original research. ISCED code 8.