honours degree

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Noun1.honours degree - a university degree with honors
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"
first-class honours degree, first - an honours degree of the highest class
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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The midfielder has graduated from the University of Manchester with a 2:1 Honours degree including a research project on the exercise benefits of the Nintendo Wii.
The 25 year old, whose mum Sue Arnott lives in Ingleby Barwick, graduated from the University of Chester in 2006 with a first class honours degree and is currently studying for a Masters in creative and critical writing at the university.
He gained his first-class honours degree from Northumbria University and was acknowledged for outstanding achievement.
But PlayStation and XBox games addicts need not apply - unless they already have a first class honours degree in physics, maths or computer programming.
They are the equivalent to the first two years of an honours degree. After two years, students can either directly enter the industry or top up their qualification with an honours degree at Newcastle College or at Newcastle University.
Ms Murray, 35, of Thornhill Road, a full-time mum, has achieved a BA honours degree.
Maksim Baldzin, 25, joins the Kaybee team for a 12-month placement from North London University, where he recently completed the second year of a four-year honours degree in food-science.
Gaining a 2-1 honours degree from the university's School of Property and Construction, Helen received an award of pounds 250.
"I spent the summer in America playing for Team New Jersey and they wanted to sign me but I was keen to go for my honours degree at Napier University."
ERDINGTON'S Michelle Stacey has not followed a conventional route in gaining a first class honours degree at Birmingham City University.
Mr Todd had both a first class honours degree and a Master of Philosophy degree in politics.
Set on board a spaceship and based on Shakespeare's The Tempest, the show involved 36 foundation and BA honours degree students from Middlesbrough College taking to the stage and stepping on board an inter-galactic flight to The Forbidden Planet.