A report on Bachelor's degree

Undergraduate academic degree awarded by colleges and universities upon completion of a course of study lasting three to six years (depending on institution and academic discipline).

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Meeting of doctors at the University of Paris (16th-century miniature)

Academic degree

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Qualification awarded to students upon successful completion of a course of study in higher education, usually at a college or university.

Qualification awarded to students upon successful completion of a course of study in higher education, usually at a college or university.

Meeting of doctors at the University of Paris (16th-century miniature)
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The newly conferred bachelor's degree holders after graduation at King's College London, one of the founding colleges of the University of London

The most common undergraduate degree is the bachelor's degree, although in some countries there are lower level higher education qualifications that are also titled degrees (e.g. associate degrees and foundation degrees).

Master's degree

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Academic degree awarded by universities or colleges upon completion of a course of study demonstrating mastery or a high-order overview of a specific field of study or area of professional practice.

Academic degree awarded by universities or colleges upon completion of a course of study demonstrating mastery or a high-order overview of a specific field of study or area of professional practice.

A master's degree normally requires previous study at the bachelor's level, either as a separate degree or as part of an integrated course.

American academic doctors gather before the commencement exercises at Brigham Young University (April 2008). The American code for academic dress identifies academic doctors with three bands of velvet on the sleeve of the doctoral gown.

Doctorate

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Academic degree awarded by universities and some other educational institutions, derived from the ancient formalism licentia docendi ("licence to teach").

Academic degree awarded by universities and some other educational institutions, derived from the ancient formalism licentia docendi ("licence to teach").

American academic doctors gather before the commencement exercises at Brigham Young University (April 2008). The American code for academic dress identifies academic doctors with three bands of velvet on the sleeve of the doctoral gown.
Cover of the thesis presented by Claude Bernard to obtain his Doctor of Medicine degree (1843)
The ancient ceremony of bestowing Complutense's Doctoral biretta.
Traditionally, the friends of a new doctor honored him painting a victor on the walls (in this case, the Seville Cathedral).
Ph.D. Gown, University of Cambridge
In 1861, Yale University awarded the first Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in the United States.

However, while the licentia continued to hold a higher prestige than the bachelor's degree (baccalaureus), the latter was ultimately reduced to an intermediate step to the master's degree (magister) and doctorate, both of which now became the accepted teaching qualifications.

Liberal arts colleges such as Pomona College (pictured) generally offer exclusively undergraduate education.

Undergraduate education

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Education conducted after secondary education and before postgraduate education.

Education conducted after secondary education and before postgraduate education.

Liberal arts colleges such as Pomona College (pictured) generally offer exclusively undergraduate education.
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It typically includes all postsecondary programs up to the level of a bachelor's degree.

Doctoral ceremony at Leiden University, Netherlands (7 July 1721).

Thesis

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Document submitted in support of candidature for an academic degree or professional qualification presenting the author's research and findings.

Document submitted in support of candidature for an academic degree or professional qualification presenting the author's research and findings.

Doctoral ceremony at Leiden University, Netherlands (7 July 1721).
Cover page to Søren Kierkegaard's university thesis (1841).
The cover of the thesis presented by Claude Bernard to obtain his Doctorate of Medicine (1843).
Cover page of a licentiate dissertation in Sweden

In some contexts, the word "thesis" or a cognate is used for part of a bachelor's or master's course, while "dissertation" is normally applied to a doctorate.

Cover page of a licentiate dissertation from Sweden

Licentiate (degree)

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Academic degree present in many countries, representing different educational levels.

Academic degree present in many countries, representing different educational levels.

Cover page of a licentiate dissertation from Sweden

In some Brazilian universities, Bachelor's degree and Licenciatura can be obtained concomitantly, by simultaneously fulfilling requirements for both the degrees (e.g. the Bachelor's and Licenciatura degrees in Biological Sciences, offered by the Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais, Brazil).

A doctoral graduate (PhD) of Chulalongkorn University in Thailand, dressed in an academic gown for her graduation ceremony.

Graduate school

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A doctoral graduate (PhD) of Chulalongkorn University in Thailand, dressed in an academic gown for her graduation ceremony.
Student receives degree from the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education, Mexico City, 2013

A graduate school (sometimes shortened to grad school) is a school that awards advanced academic degrees (e.g., master's and doctoral degrees) with the general requirement that students must have earned a previous undergraduate (bachelor's) degree.

The enrollment of some students in the University of Bologna.

Postgraduate education

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The enrollment of some students in the University of Bologna.

Postgraduate education (graduate education in North America) involves learning and studying for academic or professional degrees, academic or professional certificates, academic or professional diplomas, or other qualifications for which a first or bachelor's degree generally is required, and it is normally considered to be part of higher education.

Bachelor of Arts

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Bachelor of Arts (BA or AB; from the Latin baccalaureus artium, baccalaureus in artibus, or artium baccalaureus) is a bachelor's degree awarded for an undergraduate program in the arts, or, in some cases, other disciplines.

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Undergraduate degree

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Colloquial term for an academic degree earned by a person who has completed undergraduate courses.

Colloquial term for an academic degree earned by a person who has completed undergraduate courses.

National University of Saint Anthony the Abbot in Cuzco
12 sided stone in Cusco, Peru

The most common type of these undergraduate degrees are associate degree and bachelor's degree.