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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But 18 months after graduating with a first-class honours degree in learning disabilities nursing, she is in no doubt that she made the right decision.
The 22-year-old, from Gartly, graduated from scotland's rural College (SRUC) with a first-class honours degree in rural business Management.
Born on June 23 1912, Turing studied mathematics at Cambridge, gaining a first-class honours degree in 1934.
The 23-year-old went to university when she was just 16 and graduated with a first-class honours degree in biotechnology and a Masters in pharmaceutical quality assurance.
Their support helped mum-of-four Laura Magill, 36, obtain a first-class honours degree and go on to become a paediatric nurse at a Belfast hospital She said: "The kids are benefiting, I have benefited and I think other people in this community would benefit if funding was there and for the future, not just month to month, for the years to come.
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.
NEW mum Ava Sim travelled 600 miles with her baby to attend uni tutorials - and got a first-class honours degree.
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.