academic degree

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Noun1.academic degree - an award conferred by a college or university signifying that the recipient has satisfactorily completed a course of studyacademic degree - an award conferred by a college or university signifying that the recipient has satisfactorily completed a course of study; "he earned his degree at Princeton summa cum laude"
accolade, honor, laurels, honour, award - a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction; "an award for bravery"
associate degree, associate - a degree granted by a two-year college on successful completion of the undergraduates course of studies
bachelor's degree, baccalaureate - an academic degree conferred on someone who has successfully completed undergraduate studies
honours, honours degree - a university degree with honors
master's degree - an academic degree higher than a bachelor's degree but lower than a doctor's degree
doctorate, doctor's degree - one of the highest earned academic degrees conferred by a university
law degree - degree conferred on someone who successfully completes law school
honorary degree, honoris causa - a degree conferred to honor the recipient
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Recently, dozens of cases of counterfeit or faked academic degrees, covering a wide range of specialisations, have been discovered in some Gulf Cooperation Council countries.
Contract notice: provision of academic degrees non-university education 2019-2020
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Al-Moussa expressed her gratitude and appreciation to the minister for his support to researchers and encouraging them to pursue higher studies in order to obtain the top academic degrees.
ISLAMABAD -- Chief Justice of the Islamabad High Court Justice Athar Minallah has ordered verification of academic degrees of all employees of the court including officers.
The Chief Justice of Islamabad High Court (IHC) Justice Athar Minallah on Friday has ordered verification of academic degrees of all the employees including senior officers.
ISLAMABAD -- Islamabad High Court Chief Justice Athar Minallah on Friday directed authorities to initiate verification of academic degrees of the court's employees, the notification issued by IHC's Registrar Office said.
ISLAMABAD -- Chief Justice of Islamabad High Court (IHC) Athar Minallah on Friday ordered verification of academic degrees of all the employees including senior officers.
During the hearing, a three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar was informed that 16 pilots and 65 cabin crew members have been suspended for having fake academic degrees.
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The State Commission for Academic Degrees and Titles explained restriction of access to database of thesis papers on its website with technical reasons.
During the meeting, they discussed efforts to enhance the quality of academic education and proposed plans to improve the efficiency of the outputs of Kuwaiti educational institutions, as well as ways to develop the mechanisms of accreditation of academic degrees, thus contributing to promoting the country's human development.

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