field of study

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Noun1.field of study - a branch of knowledge; "in what discipline is his doctorate?"; "teachers should be well trained in their subject"; "anthropology is the study of human beings"
occultism - the study of the supernatural
communication theory, communications - the discipline that studies the principles of transmiting information and the methods by which it is delivered (as print or radio or television etc.); "communications is his major field of study"
major - the principal field of study of a student at a university; "her major is linguistics"
frontier - an undeveloped field of study; a topic inviting research and development; "he worked at the frontier of brain science"
genealogy - the study or investigation of ancestry and family history
allometry - the study of the relative growth of a part of an organism in relation to the growth of the whole
bibliotics - the scientific study of documents and handwriting etc. especially to determine authorship or authenticity
ology - an informal word (abstracted from words with this ending) for some unidentified branch of knowledge
knowledge base, knowledge domain, domain - the content of a particular field of knowledge
science, scientific discipline - a particular branch of scientific knowledge; "the science of genetics"
architecture - the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings; "architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use"
applied science, engineering science, technology, engineering - the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems; "he had trouble deciding which branch of engineering to study"
futuristics, futurology - the study or prediction of future developments on the basis of existing conditions
arts, humanistic discipline, humanities, liberal arts - studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills); "the college of arts and sciences"
theology, divinity - the rational and systematic study of religion and its influences and of the nature of religious truth
military science - the discipline dealing with the principles of warfare
escapology - the study of methods of escaping (especially as a form of entertainment)
graphology - the study of handwriting (especially as an indicator of the writer's character or disposition)
numerology - the study of the supposed occult influence of numbers on human affairs
protology - the study of origins and first things; "To Christians, protology refers to God's fundamental purpose for humanity"
theogony - the study of the origins and genealogy of the gods
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The results indicate that women have more mismatch education than men in field of study.
The results of the present study revealed that happiness correlated with gender, age, place of birth, marital status, mode of residence, academic term and field of study. Tavan et al 15 showed that university students' happiness did not correlate with their age, gender, mode of residence, marital status, and field of study.
Census Bureau reports wages by field of study for bachelor's graduates and the National Science Foundation has similar data on the salaries of Ph.D.s.
About half (49%) of two-year-degree graduates who have jobs related to their field of study are now engaged at work, compared with 19% of graduates with jobs unrelated to their field of study.
* Using new data from three states, we show that field of study is closely related to postgraduation earnings from master's degrees.
'Through this conference, we hope to put a face to human ecology and mainstream it as an important field of study and practice in addressing complex development issues affecting Southeast Asia and other developing regions of the world,' Searca Director Gil C.
However, many occupations are not closely tied to any particular field of study. In these occupations it is not possible for one's credentials to be well-matched to the occupation and it does not make sense to treat workers whose credentials are not relevant to their work as mismatched.
That number could be slightly reduced by including a holder of the degree of doctor in another minimum staffing requirement of a similar field of study provided by the same HEI.
It was observed that the students of mathematics field of study disclosed greater preference toward urban landscape than the students of experimental sciences and the arts fields (p<.05).
"Out of 122 graduates from HCT Colleges and Ajman University, 95 per cent of them confirmed that they are currently working in positions that match their qualifications and field of study," he added.
A framework for structure with four dimensions--program alignment, program prescription, information quality, and active program advising and support--is used to evaluate the practices of relatively high- and low-performing colleges within each field of study. The authors reviewed the websites of all programs at high- and low-performing colleges in each of these fields of study and conducted case studies on individual programs from these fields, interviewing faculty, administrators, and counselors to learn more about the dimensions of structure in the programs.