Standard Classification of Educational Fields

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This is the standard list of subjects that Moodle uses to tag courses. It is sourced from this UNESCO ISCED 1997 list, since we couldn't find a better standard.

  • 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
  • 3000 Social sciences, business and law
    • 3100 Social and behavioural science
      • 3110 Economics
      • 3120 Economic history
      • 3130 Political science
      • 3140 Sociology
      • 3150 Anthropology (except physical anthropology)
      • 3160 Ethnology
      • 3170 Psychology
      • 3180 Geography (except physical geography)
      • 3190 Peace and conflict studies
      • 3191 Human rights
    • 3200 Journalism and information
      • 3210 Journalism
      • 3220 Library technician and science
      • 3230 Technicians in museums and similar repositories
      • 3240 Documentation techniques
      • 3250 Archival sciences
    • 3400 Business and administration
      • 3410 Retailing
      • 3415 Marketing
      • 3420 Sales
      • 3425 Public relations
      • 3430 Real estate
      • 3435 Finance
      • 3440 Banking
      • 3445 Insurance
      • 3450 Investment analysis
      • 3455 Accounting
      • 3460 Auditing
      • 3465 Bookkeeping
      • 3470 Management
      • 3475 Public administration
      • 3480 Institutional administration
      • 3485 Personnel administration
      • 3490 Secretarial and office work
    • 3800 Law
      • 3810 Local magistrates
      • 3820 Notaires
      • 3830 Law (general, international, labour, maritime, etc.)
      • 3840 Jurisprudence
      • 3850 History of law
  • 4000 Science
    • 4200 Life sciences
      • 4210 Biology
      • 4215 Botany
      • 4220 Bacteriology
      • 4225 Toxicology
      • 4230 Microbiology
      • 4235 Zoology
      • 4240 Entomology
      • 4245 Ornithology
      • 4250 Genetics
      • 4255 Biochemistry
      • 4260 Biophysics
    • 4400 Physical sciences
      • 4410 Astronomy and space sciences
      • 4415 Physics and other allied subjects
      • 4420 Chemistry and other allied subjects
      • 4425 Geology
      • 4430 Geophysics, mineralogy
      • 4435 Physical anthropology
      • 4440 Physical geography and other geosciences
      • 4445 Meteorology and other atmospheric sciences including climatic research
      • 4450 Marine science
      • 4455 Vulcanology
      • 4460 Palaeoecology
    • 4600 Mathematics and statistics
      • 4610 Mathematics
      • 4620 Operations research
      • 4630 Numerical analysis
      • 4640 Actuarial science
      • 4650 Statistics and other allied fields.
    • 4800 Computing - software development only (hardware development should be classified with the engineering fields)
      • 4810 System design
      • 4820 Computer programming
      • 4830 Data processing
      • 4840 Networks
      • 4850 Operating systems
  • 5000 Engineering, manufacturing and construction
    • 5200 Engineering and engineering trades
      • 5210 Engineering drawing
      • 5220 Mechanics
      • 5230 Metal work
      • 5240 Electricity
      • 5250 Electronics
      • 5260 Telecommunications
      • 5270 Energy and chemical engineering
      • 5280 Vehicle maintenance
      • 5290 Surveying
    • 5400 Manufacturing and processing
      • 5410 Food and drink processing
      • 5420 Textiles
      • 5430 Clothes
      • 5440 Footwear
      • 5450 Leather
      • 5460 Materials (wood, paper, plastic, glass, etc.)
      • 5470 Mining and extraction
    • 5800 Architecture and building
      • 5810 Structural architecture
      • 5820 Landscape architecture
      • 5830 Community planning
      • 5840 Cartography
      • 5850 Building
      • 5860 Construction
      • 5870 Civil engineering
  • 6000 Agriculture
    • 6200 Agriculture, forestry and fishery
      • 6210 Agriculture
      • 6215 Crop and livestock production
      • 6220 Agronomy
      • 6225 Animal husbandry
      • 6230 Horticulture and gardening
      • 6235 Forestry and forest product techniques
      • 6240 Natural parks
      • 6245 Wildlife
      • 6250 Fisheries
      • 6255 Fishery science and technology
    • 6400 Veterinary
      • 6410 Veterinary medicine
      • 6420 Veterinary assisting
  • 7000 Health and welfare
    • 7200 Health
      • 7210 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
    • 7600 Social services
      • Social care
        • Care of the disabled
        • Child care
        • Youth services
        • Gerontological services
      • Social work
        • Counselling
        • Welfare n.e.c.
  • 8000 Services
    • 8100 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
    • 8400 Transport services
      • Seamanship
      • Ship's officer
      • Nautical science
      • Air crew
      • Air traffic control
      • Railway operations
      • Road motor vehicle operations
      • Postal service
    • 8500 Environmental protection
      • Environmental conservation
      • Control and protection
      • Air and water pollution control
      • Labour protection and security
    • 8600 Security services
      • Protection of property and persons
        • Police work and related law enforcement
        • Criminology
        • Fire-protection and fire fighting
        • Civil security
      • Military
  • 9000 Not known or unspecified