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Information on USC reportable publication schemes.

The FoR codes here are provided for information purposes only.  

FoR Codes (Division Level) - 2-digit - Legacy 2008 Codes

01 Mathematical Sciences
02 Physical Sciences
03 Chemical Sciences
04 Earth Sciences
05 Environmental Sciences
06 Biological Sciences
07 Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences
08 Information and Computing Sciences
09 Engineering
10 Technology
11 Medical and Health Sciences
12 Built Environment and Design
13 Education
14 Economics
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
16 Studies in Human Society
17 Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
18 Law and Legal Studies
19 Studies in Creative Arts and Writing
20 Language, Communication and Culture
21 History and Archaeology
22 Philosophy and Religious Studies

FoR Codes (Group Level) - 4-digit - Legacy 2008 Codes

DIVISION 12 BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN

1201 Architecture
1202 Building
1203 Design Practice and Management
1204 Engineering Design
1205 Urban and Regional Planning
1299 Other Built Environment and Design

DIVISION 22 PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES

2201 Applied Ethics
2202 History and Philosphy of Specific Fields
2203 Philosphy
2204 Religion and Religious Studies
2299 Other Philosophy and Religious Studies

DIVISION 21 HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY

2101 Archaeology
2102 Curatorial and Related Studies
2103 Historical Studies
2199 Other History and Archaeology

DIVISION 20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE

2001 Communication and Media Studies
2002 Cultural Studies
2003 Language Studies
2004 Linguistics
2005 Literary Studies
2099 Other Language, Communication and Culture

DIVISION 19 STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING

1901 Art Theroy and Criticism
1902 Film, Television and Digital Media
1903 Journalism and Professional Writing
1904 Performing Arts and Creative Writing
1905 Visual Arts and Crafts
1999 Other Studies in Creative Arts and Writing

DIVISION 18 LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES

1801 Law
1802 Maori Law
1899 Other Law and Legal Studies

DIVISION 17 PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES

1701 Psychology
1702 Cognitive Sciences
1799 Other Psychology and Cognitive Sciences

DIVISION 16 STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY

1601 Anthropology
1602 Criminology
1603 Demography
1604 Human Geography
1605 Policy and Adminsitration
1606 Political Science
1607 Social Work
1608 Sociology
1699 Other Studies in Human Society

DIVISION 15 COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT, TOURISM AND SERVICES

1501 Accounting, Auditing and Accountability
1502 Banking, Finance and Investment
1503 Business and Management
1504 Commercial Services
1505 Marketing
1506 Tourism
1507 Transportation and Freight Services
1599 Other Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services

DIVISION 14 ECONOMICS

1401 Economic Theory
1402 Applied Economics
1403 Econometrics
1499 Other Economics

DIVISION 13 EDUCATION

1301 Education Systems
1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy
1303 Specialist Studies in Education
1399 Other Education

DIVISION 01 MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

0101 Pure Mathematics
0102 Applied Mathematics
0103 Numerical and Computational Mathematics
0104 Statistics
0105 Mathematical Physics
0199 Other Mathematical Sciences

DIVISION 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES

1101 Medical Biochemistry and Metabolomics
1102 Cardiovascular Medicine and Haematology
1103 Clinical Sciences
1104 Complementary and Alternative Medicine
1105 Dentistry
1106 Human Movement and Sports Science
1107 Immunology
1108 Medical Microbiology
1109 Neurosciences
1110 Nursing
1111 Nutrition and Dietetics
1112 Oncology and Carcinogenesis
1113 Ophthalmology and Optometry
1114 Paediatrics and Reproductive Medicine
1115 Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences
1116 Medical Physiology
1117 Public Health and Health Services
1199 Other Medical and Health Sciences

DIVISION 10 TECHNOLOGY

1001 Agricultural Biotechnology
1002 Environmental Biotechnology
1003 Industrial Biotechnology
1004 Medical Biotechnology
1005 Communications Technologies
1006 Computer Hardware
1007 Nanotechnology
1099 Other Technology

DIVISION 09 ENGINEERING

0901 Aerospace Engineering
0902 Automotive Engineering
0903 Biomedical Engineering
0904 Chemical Engineering
0905 Civil Engineering
0906 Electrical and Electronic Engineering
0907 Environmnetal Engineering
0908 Food Sciences
0909 Geomatic Engineering
0910 Manufacturing Engineering
0911 Maritime Engineering
0912 Materials Engineering
0913 Mechanical Engineering
0914 Resources Engineering and Extractive Metallurgy
0915 Interdisciplinary Engineering
0999 Other Engineering

DIVISION 08 INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES

0801 Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing
0802 Computation Theory and Mathematics
0803 Computer Software
0804 Data Format
0805 Distributed Computing
0806 Information Systems
0807 Library and Information Studies
0899 Other Information and Computing Sciences

DIVISION 07 AGRICULTURAL AND VETERINARY SCIENCES

0701 Agriculture, Land and Farm Management
0702 Animal Production
0703 Crop and Pasture Production
0704 Fisheries Sciences
0705 Forestry Sciences
0706 Horticultural Production
0707 Veterinary Sciences
0799 Other Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences

DIVISION 06 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

0601 Biochemistry and Cell Biology
0602 Ecology
0603 Evolutionary Biology
0604 Genetics
0605 Microbiology
0606 Physiology
0607 Plant Biology
0608 Zoology
0699 Other Biological Sciences

DIVISION 05 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

0501 Ecological Applications
0502 Environmental Science and Management
0503 Soil Sciences
0599 Other Environmental Sciences

DIVISION 04 EARTH SCIENCES

0401 Atmospheric Sciences
0402 Geochemistry
0403 Geology
0404 Geophysics
0405 Oceanography
0406 Physical Geography and Environmental Geoscience
0499 Other Earth Sciences

DIVISION 03 CHEMICAL SCIENCES

0301 Analytical Chemistry
0302 Inorganic Chemistry
0303 Macromolecular and Materials Chemistry
0304 Medicinal and Biomolecular Chemistry
0305 Organic Chemistry
0306 Physical Chemistry (Incl. Structural)
0307 Theoretical and Computational Chemistry
0399 Other Chemical Sciences

DIVISION 02 PHYSICAL SCIENCES

0201 Astronomical and Space Sciences
0202 Atomic, Molecular, Nuclear, Particle and Plasma Physics
0203 Classical Physics
0204 Condensed Matter Physics
0205 Optical Physics
0206 Quantum Physics
0299 Other Physical Sciences

FoR Codes (Field Level) - 6-digit - Legacy 2008 Codes

For a complete list of the 2008 FoR codes to the 6-digit level, please see the ABS website.


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