Standard Classification of Educational Fields

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Here is a possible list of "International" standard tags describing a course:

  • 0000 General programmes
    • 0100 Basic programmes
      • 0110 Pre-primary
      • 0120 Elementary
      • 0130 Primary
      • 0140 Secondary
      • 0150 University
    • 0800 Literacy and numeracy
      • 0810 Simple and functional literacy
      • 0820 Numeracy
    • 0900 Personal development
      • 0910 Behavioural capacities
      • 0920 Mental skills
      • 0930 Personal organizational capacities
      • 0940 Life orientation programmes
  • 1000 Teacher training and education science
    • 1400 Teacher training
      • 1410 Pre-school
      • 1420 Kindergarten
      • 1430 Elementary school
      • 1440 Vocational
      • 1450 Practical
      • 1460 Non-vocational subject
      • 1470 Adult education
      • 1480 Teacher trainers
      • 1490 Handicapped children
    • 1500 Education science
      • 1510 Curriculum development in non-vocational and vocational subjects
      • 1520 Educational assessment
      • 1530 Testing and measurement
      • 1540 Educational research
      • 1550 Other education science
  • 2000 Humanities and Arts
    • 2100 Arts
      • 2110 Fine arts
        • 2111 Drawing
        • 2112 Painting
        • 2113 Sculpture
      • 2120 Performing arts
        • 2121 Music
        • 2122 Drama
        • 2123 Dance
        • 2124 Circus
      • 2130 Graphic and audio-visual arts
        • 2131 Photography
        • 2132 Cinematography
        • 2133 Music production
        • 2134 Radio and TV production
        • 2135 Printing and publishing
      • 2140 Design
      • 2141 Craft skills
    • 2200 Humanities
      • 2210 Religion and theology
        • 2211 Foreign languages and cultures
        • 2212 Living or ‘dead’ languages and their literature
        • 2213 Area studies
      • 2220 Native languages
      • 2230 Interpretation and translation
      • 2240 Linguistics
      • 2250 Comparative literature
      • 2260 History
      • 2270 Archaeology
      • 2280 Philosophy
      • 2290 Ethics
  • Social sciences, business and law
    • Social and behavioural science
      • Economics
      • economic history
      • political science
      • sociology
      • demography
      • anthropology (except physical anthropology)
      • ethnology
      • futurology
      • psychology
      • geography (except physical geography)
      • peace and conflict studies
      • human rights
    • Journalism and information
      • Journalism
      • library technician and science
      • technicians in museums and similar repositories
      • Documentation techniques
      • Archival sciences
    • Business and administration
      • Retailing
      • marketing
      • sales
      • public relations
      • real estate
      • Finance
      • banking
      • insurance
      • investment analysis
      • Accounting
      • auditing
      • bookkeeping
      • Management
      • public administration
      • institutional administration
      • personnel administration
      • Secretarial and office work
    • Law
      • Local magistrates
      • ‘notaires’
      • law (general, international, labour, maritime, etc.)
      • jurisprudence
      • history of law.
  • Science
    • Life sciences
      • Biology
      • botany
      • bacteriology
      • toxicology
      • microbiology
      • zoology
      • entomology
      • ornithology
      • genetics
      • biochemistry
      • biophysics
      • other allied sciences excluding clinical and veterinary sciences.
    • Physical sciences
      • Astronomy and space sciences
      • physics and other allied subjects
      • chemistry and other allied subjects
      • geology***geophysics, mineralogy
      • physical anthropology
      • physical geography and other geosciences
      • meteorology and other atmospheric sciences including climatic research
      • marine science
      • vulcanology
      • palaeoecology
    • Mathematics and statistics
      • Mathematics
      • operations research
      • numerical analysis
      • actuarial science
      • statistics and other allied fields.
    • Computing - software development only (hardware development should be classified with the engineering fields)
      • system design
      • computer programming
      • data processing
      • networks
      • operating systems
  • Engineering, manufacturing and construction
    • Engineering and engineering trades
      • Engineering drawing
      • mechanics
      • metal work
      • electricity
      • electronics
      • telecommunications
      • energy and chemical engineering
      • vehicle maintenance
      • surveying
    • Manufacturing and processing
      • Food and drink processing
      • textiles
      • clothes
      • footwear
      • leather
      • materials (wood, paper, plastic, glass, etc.)
      • mining and extraction.
    • Architecture and building
      • structural architecture
      • landscape architecture
      • community planning
      • cartography
      • Building
      • construction
      • Civil engineering
  • Agriculture
    • Agriculture, forestry and fishery
      • Agriculture
      • crop and livestock production
      • agronomy
      • animal husbandry
      • horticulture and gardening
      • forestry and forest product techniques
      • natural parks
      • wildlife
      • fisheries
      • fishery science and technology.
    • Veterinary
      • Veterinary medicine
      • veterinary assisting
  • Health and welfare
    • Health
      • Medicine
        • anatomy
        • epidemiology
        • cytology
        • physiology
        • immunology and immunoaematology
        • pathology
        • anaesthesiology
        • paediatrics
        • obstetrics and gynaecology
        • internal medicine
        • surgery
        • neurology
        • psychiatry
        • radiology
        • ophthalmology
      • Medical services
        • public health services
        • hygiene
        • pharmacy
        • pharmacology
        • therapeutics
        • rehabilitation
        • prosthetics
        • optometry
        • nutrition
      • Nursing
        • basic nursing
        • midwifery
      • Dental services
        • dental assisting
        • dental hygienist
        • dental laboratory technician
        • odontology
    • Social services
      • Social care
        • care of the disabled
        • child care
        • youth services
        • gerontological services
      • Social work
        • counselling
        • welfare n.e.c.
  • Services
    • Personal services
      • Hotel and catering
      • travel and tourism
      • sports and leisure
      • hairdressing
      • beauty treatment
      • cleaning
      • laundry
      • dry-cleaning
      • cosmetic services
      • domestic science
      • other personal services
    • Transport services
      • Seamanship
      • ship's officer
      • nautical science
      • air crew
      • air traffic control
      • railway operations
      • road motor vehicle operations
      • postal service
    • Environmental protection
      • Environmental conservation
      • control and protection
      • air and water pollution control
      • labour protection and security
    • Security services
      • Protection of property and persons
        • police work and related law enforcement
        • criminology
        • fire-protection and fire fighting
        • civil security
      • Military
  • Not known or unspecified

(The tags have been drawn from this UNESCO ISCED 1997 list.)