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An academic degree conferred by a college or university upon those who complete at least one year of prescribed study beyond the bachelor's degree.
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(Education) education (often capital) a university degree such as an MA or an MSc which is of a higher level than a first degree and usually takes one or two years to complete
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a degree awarded by a graduate school, usu. after the completion of at least one year of graduate studies.
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An academic degree awarded by a college or university to someone who has studied a subject for at least one year beyond the bachelor’s degree.
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|Noun||1.||master's degree - an academic degree higher than a bachelor's degree but lower than a doctor's degree|
academic degree, 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"
Master of Architecture, MArch - a degree granted for the successful completion of advanced study of architecture
Master in Public Affairs - a master's degree in questions of public concern
Master of Science in Engineering - a master's degree in engineering
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