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A bachelor's degree (from Middle Latin baccalaureus) or baccalaureate (from Modern Latin baccalaureatus) is an 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).

- Bachelor's degree

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

- Undergraduate degree

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Academic degree

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.

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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

These institutions commonly offer degrees at various levels, usually including undergraduate degrees, master's, and doctorates, often alongside other academic certificates and professional degrees.

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

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.

In some European countries, a magister is a first degree and may be considered equivalent to a modern (standardized) master's degree (e.g., the German, Austrian and Polish university Diplom/Magister, or the similar five-year Diploma awarded in several subjects in Greek, Spanish, Portuguese, and other universities and polytechnics).

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

Undergraduate education

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.

Upon completion of a number of required and elective courses as part of an undergraduate program, the student would earn the corresponding degree.