advanced degree

advanced degree
noun Date: 1928 a university degree (as a master's or doctor's degree) higher than a bachelor's

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • advanced degree — noun : a university degree higher than a bachelor s (as a master s or doctor s degree) …   Useful english dictionary

  • advanced degree — an academic degree conferred for completion of requirements beyond the undergraduate college level, as M.S. or Ph.D. [1950 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • advanced degree — ad,vanced de gree noun count a qualification taken after a first degree, such as an M.A. or a PH.D …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • advanced — adjective 1. farther along in physical or mental development (Freq. 5) the child s skeletal age was classified as advanced children in the advanced classes in elementary school read far above grade average • Similar to: ↑precocious 2.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • advanced credit — ☆ advanced credit or advanced standing n. credit toward a degree allowed to a student by a college for courses taken elsewhere or for high scores on preliminary examinations …   English World dictionary

  • Advanced Level (UK) — The A level , short for Advanced Level, is a General Certificate of Education qualification in England, Northern Ireland and Wales, usually taken by students during the optional final two years of secondary school (years 12 13, usually ages 16… …   Wikipedia

  • degree — degreed, adj. degreeless, adj. /di gree /, n. 1. any of a series of steps or stages, as in a process or course of action; a point in any scale. 2. a stage or point in or as if in progression or retrogression: We followed the degrees of her… …   Universalium

  • degree — n. academic title 1) to award a degree to; to confer a degree on 2) to do (BE), earn, receive, take a degree 3) an academic; advanced, graduate, postgraduate (esp. BE); college degree 4) an earned; honorary degree 5) a bachelor s; doctoral,… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • degree, academic — Title conferred by a college or university to indicate completion of a course of study or extent of academic achievement. In medieval Europe there were only two degrees: master (a scholar of arts and grammar) and doctor (a scholar of philosophy,… …   Universalium

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