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).

- Bachelor's degree

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Master of Arts (Oxford, Cambridge, and Dublin)

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In between matriculation and licence to teach, which was awarded at the end of an undergraduate's studies (whereafter he was incepted as a Master of Arts), he took an intermediate degree known as the baccalaureate, or degree of Bachelor of Arts.

The Scholar and His Books by Gerbrand van den Eeckhout

Doctorandus

The Scholar and His Books by Gerbrand van den Eeckhout

Doctorandus (drs., ; he who should become a doctor) is a Dutch academic title according to the pre-Bachelor–Master system.

Former Vassar president Catharine Bond Hill wearing doctoral robes. She has a doctorate and can thus carry the title of "Doctor".

Doctor (title)

Academic title that originates from the Latin word of the same spelling and meaning.

Academic title that originates from the Latin word of the same spelling and meaning.

Former Vassar president Catharine Bond Hill wearing doctoral robes. She has a doctorate and can thus carry the title of "Doctor".
An Ancient Greek Marble Consecration Relief to a Heroic Doctor
A doctor receiving her PhD degree during a graduation ceremony.

However, while the licentia continued to hold a higher prestige than the bachelor's degree (Baccalaureus), it was ultimately reduced to an intermediate step to the Magister and doctorate, both of which now became the exclusive qualification for teaching.

Young children in a kindergarten in Japan

Education

Purposeful activity directed at achieving certain aims, such as transmitting knowledge or fostering skills and character traits.

Purposeful activity directed at achieving certain aims, such as transmitting knowledge or fostering skills and character traits.

Young children in a kindergarten in Japan
Nepali village school students
A high-school senior (twelfth grade) classrooms in Calhan, Colorado, United States
Students in a laboratory, Saint Petersburg State Polytechnical University
Universities often host prominent guest speakers for student audiences, e.g. First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama delivering remarks at Peking University, Beijing, China
Carpentry is normally learned through apprenticeship with an experienced carpenter.
Teaching indigenous knowledge, models, and methods in Yanyuan County, Sichuan, China
A volunteer reads aloud to children in Laos.
Children computing by David Shankbone
Beijing Normal University, which is governed directly by the Chinese Ministry of Education, is an example of collaboration between different entities in the education sector.
Historical Madrasah in Baku, Azerbaijan
Nalanda, ancient centre for higher learning
Plato's academy, mosaic from Pompeii
Matteo Ricci (left) and Xu Guangqi (right) in the Chinese edition of Euclid's Elements published in 1607
World map indicating Education Index (according to 2007/2008 Human Development Report)
The OLPC laptop being introduced to children in Haiti
A class size experiment in the United States found that attending small classes for three or more years in the early grades increased high school graduation rates of students from low income families.
Knowledge Day in Donetsk, Ukraine, 2013
John Locke's work Some Thoughts Concerning Education was written in 1693 and still reflects traditional education priorities in the Western world.
Computer-supported group learning

When the term education is used in the sense of an achievement or a product, expressions like type or level of education refer to the person's academic or professional qualification, such as high school completion, bachelor's degree, master's degree, doctor's degree, or degrees in vocational training.

Military physical therapists working with patients on balance problems, orthopedic, amputee, Examining patient's strength, flexibility, joint range of motion balance and gait.

Physical therapy

One of the medical profession.

One of the medical profession.

Military physical therapists working with patients on balance problems, orthopedic, amputee, Examining patient's strength, flexibility, joint range of motion balance and gait.
Exercise to shoulder and elbow to increase motion following fracture and dislocation of humerus is being given by an Army therapist to a soldier patient.
Treatment by orthopedic physical therapists

After completing their technical college diploma, graduates have the opportunity to pursue their studies at the university level to perhaps obtain a bachelor's degree in physiotherapy, kinesiology, exercise science, or occupational therapy.

A graduation ring with the Master of Science designation

Master of Science

Master's degree in the field of science awarded by universities in many countries or a person holding such a degree.

Master's degree in the field of science awarded by universities in many countries or a person holding such a degree.

A graduation ring with the Master of Science designation

The admission to a Master's program (Spanish: Licenciatura; Portuguese: Mestrado) requires the full completion of a four to five year long undergraduate degree, bachelor's degree, engineer's degree or a licentiate of the same length.

Australian Qualifications Framework

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) specifies the standards for educational qualifications in Australia.

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) specifies the standards for educational qualifications in Australia.

The Bachelor degree is the standard university qualification and is recognised worldwide.

European Higher Education Area

Launched in March 2010, during the Budapest-Vienna Ministerial Conference, on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Bologna Process.

Launched in March 2010, during the Budapest-Vienna Ministerial Conference, on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Bologna Process.

European Higher Education Area

A framework based mainly on three main cycles: bachelor, master, doctorate;

Örebro University, Sweden

Vocational university

Institution of higher education and sometimes research that provides vocational education and grants academic degrees.

Institution of higher education and sometimes research that provides vocational education and grants academic degrees.

Örebro University, Sweden
Savonia University of Applied Sciences in Kuopio, North Savonia, Finland
Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education

Universities of applied sciences grant bachelor's degrees and master's degrees.

Graduate certificate

Educational credential representing completion of specialized training at the college or university level.

Educational credential representing completion of specialized training at the college or university level.

Graduate certificates represent training at different levels in different countries and can be at bachelor's degree or master's degree level.