Immigration Rules

Immigration Rules Appendix 6: academic subjects that need a certificate

Disciplines for which an Academic Technology Approval Scheme certificate from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office is required.

1. Doctorate or Masters by research:

Subjects allied to Medicine:

  1. CAH codes:
  2. CAH02-02-01 - Pharmacology
  3. CAH02-02-02 - Toxicology
  4. CAH02-02-03 - Pharmacy
  5. CAH10-01-06 - Bioengineering, Medical and Biomedical Engineering
  6. CAH02-03-12 - Others in subjects allied to Medicine

Biological Sciences:

  1. CAH codes:
  2. CAH03-01-02 - Biology (non-specific)
  3. CAH03-01-03 - Ecology and Environmental Biology
  4. CAH03-01-06 - Zoology
  5. CAH03-01-04 - Microbiology and Cell Science
  6. CAH03-01-05 - Plant Sciences
  7. CAH10-02-05 - Biotechnology
  8. CAH03-01-07 - Genetics
  9. CAH02-03-10 - Biomedical Sciences (non-specific)
  10. CAH03-01-08 - Molecular Biology, Biophysics and Biochemistry
  11. CAH03-01-01 - Biosciences (non-specific)
  12. CAH03-01-10 - Others in Biological Sciences
  1. CAH codes:
  2. CAH05-01-02 - Others in Veterinary Sciences
  3. CAH06-01-02 - Agricultural sciences

Physical Sciences:

  1. CAH codes:
  2. CAH-07-02-01 - Chemistry
  3. CAH-07-03-03 - Materials Science
  4. CAH07-01-01 - Physics
  5. CAH07-01-02 - Astronomy
  6. CAH12/01/05 - Others in Geographical Studies
  7. CAH07/03/01 - Physical Sciences (non-specific)
  8. CAH08-01-01 - Sciences (non-specific)
  9. CAH08-01-02 - Natural Sciences (non-specific)

Mathematical and Computer Sciences:

  1. CAH codes:
  2. CAH09-01-01 - Mathematics
  3. CAH09-01-02 - Operational Research
  4. CAH11-01-01 - Computer Science
  5. CAH11-01-02 - Information Technology
  6. CAH11-01-03 - Information Systems
  7. CAH11-01-04 - Software Engineering
  8. CAH11-01-05 - Artificial Intelligence

Engineering:

  1. CAH codes:
  2. CAH10-01-01 - Engineering (non-specific)
  3. CAH10-01-07 - Civil Engineering
  4. CAH10-01-02 - Mechanical Engineering
  5. CAH10-01-04 - Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering
  6. CAH10-01-05 - Naval Architecture
  7. CAH10-01-08 - Electronic and Electrical Engineering
  8. CAH10-01-09 - Chemical, Process and Energy Engineering

Technologies:

  1. CAH codes:
  2. CAH10-02-03 - Polymers and Textiles
  3. CAH10-02-01 - Minerals Technology
  4. CAH10-02-02 - Materials Technology
  5. CAH10-02-04 - Maritime Technology

2. Taught Masters:

  1. CAH codes:
  2. CAH07-03-03 - Materials Science
  3. CAH07-01-01 - Physics (including Nuclear Physics)
  4. CAH10-01-02 - Mechanical Engineering
  5. CAH10-01-04 - Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering
  6. CAH10-01-09 - Chemical, Process and Energy Engineering
  7. CAH10-02-01 - Minerals Technology
  8. CAH10-02-02 - Materials Technology