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Definition of the noun academic degree
What does academic degree mean as a name of something?
- an award conferred by a college or university signifying that the recipient has satisfactorily completed a course of study
- lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
- synonym of academic degree: degree
- more generic words: accolade / award / honor / honour / laurels = a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
- more specific terms:
- associate degree / associate = a degree granted by a two-year college on successful completion of the undergraduates course of studies
- bachelor's degree / baccalaureate = an academic degree conferred on someone who has successfully completed undergraduate studies
- honours degree / honours = a university degree with honors
- master's degree = an academic degree higher than a bachelor's degree but lower than a doctor's degree
- doctor's degree / doctorate = one of the highest earned academic degrees conferred by a university
- law degree = degree conferred on someone who successfully completes law school
- honorary degree / honoris causa = a degree conferred to honor the recipient
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Second Edition by John W. Collins, Nancy Patricia O'Brien
degree, associate An academic degree awarded upon completion of two years of undergraduate education; usually identified in terms of the recipient's area of concentration, such as an associate technical degree; increasingly used ...
by Ilya Zemtsov
Thus, an advanced academic degree in the Soviet Union has a similar function to the title of nobility in tsarist Russia. The salary of a junior scientific worker without a degree but employed in an academic institute is approximately 120-40 rubles ...
by Louisa Pansegrouw
shrub, tree, wattle academic campus, college, collegiate, impractical, literary, scholarly, scholastic, theoretical, unpractical academic conference colloquium, seminar academic degree doctorate academic garment gown, toga academic gown ...
by Diagram Group
bachelor's degree An academic degree awarded by a college or university to someone who has completed an undergraduate course of study. bookish Fond of reading ...
by Study Destination USA
The highest academic degree awarded by a university/college. Since a student can be accepted to a doctorate program directly after earning its Bachelor's degree, it generally takes 5-7 years to complete a Ph.D. program in ...
The Comprehensive Resource on Geriatric and Social Care, Second Edition by Eugenia L. Siegler MD, FACP, Elizabeth Capezuti PhD, RN, FAAN, Mathy Mezey EdD, RN, FAAN
of the American Podiatric Medical Association, preceded by undergraduate education, including a pre- professional academic degree. Primary training in clinical geriatrics is completed through the first professional degree and residencies.
by Oxford University Press
it/ person who has been awarded an academic degree. v. /egraj...fMt/ 1 a receive an academic degree. b grant ...
by Maya Majumdar
Enhancing social prestige through an academic degree; 4. Wish of the husband. In both the studies the economic motive occupies the first place, 39 per cent of the women in Bombay' mention economic considerations as the main reason for ...
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