first-class honours degree

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Noun1.first-class honours degree - an honours degree of the highest class
honours, honours degree - a university degree with honors
double first - a first-class honours degree in two subjects
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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Alex Dawson-Brown, a recent graduate from the scheme, had this to say: "Receiving my first-class honours degree after five years of study assured me that Id made the right choice in joining the scheme.
The 26-year-old, who graduated with a first-class honours degree, is the first female in her family to attend university.
She gained a first-class honours degree in textile design and won a National Award for her designs.
SAM Allardyce has praised Duncan Watmore's work ethic after the Sunderland forward was awarded his first-class honours degree in economics and business management from Newcastle University.
A WOM to get a first-class honours degree and a successful career took her own life after struggling to cope with the stress of moving home, changing jobs and a love split.
THE brother of cancer charity hero Stephen Sutton has achieved a first-class honours degree after sitting his final university exams following his sibling's death.
Holly Oreschnick, who graduated with a first-class honours degree in English language, received her award for scoring the highest Creative Writing portfolio mark on her course.
Davies, who graduated from the University of Gloucestershire in 2008 with a first-class honours degree in events and marketing management, will manage marketing and public relations for the new pounds 6.
Katrina, from Chepstow, Gwent, gained a first-class honours degree at Imperial College London and was on a gap-year trip before starting a job with an engineering consultancy.
Not only has Mrs Donnelly helped to set up a specialised nursery and become an expert in picture communication for children who cannot speak, but she has also gained a first-class honours degree in professional studies in education.
He gained his first-class honours degree from Northumbria University and was acknowledged for outstanding achievement.