Wordlist: University basics - List 3

 

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    • midterm[ˈmɪdˌtərm](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • halfway through a period of time
    • Example:
      • We don't have any midterm exams.
    • spring break(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a time of vacation from school that occurs during the spring
    • Example:
      • Many Americans travel to Florida during spring break.
  • hall of residence
    • hall of residence, halls of residence(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a building for university students to live in
    • Example:
      • She is looking for a room in a hall of residence.
      • Synonym(s):
        dormitory (AE)
    • subject, subjects[ˈsʌb.dʒɛkt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a particular area of study
    • Example:
      • Her favourite subject is physics.
    • faculty, faculties[fækʊltiː](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a division of a university (e.g. a Faculty of Science or Faculty of Medicine)
    • Example:
      • He's a member of the Faculty of Science.
      • Synonym(s):
        school (AE)
    • bachelor(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the first or lowest academical degree conferred by universities and colleges
    • Example:
      • She's doing her bachelor's at university.
      • Synonym(s):
        bachelor's degree
    • Bachelor of Arts(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a collegiate degree, usually involving four years of study (about 120 semester hours) in liberal arts
    • Example:
      • He's thinking about doing a Bachelor of Arts.
      • Synonym(s):
        BA
    • Bachelor of Science(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a three- to four-year (about 120 credit hours) undergraduate degree, with a concentration in the sciences or scientific applications
    • Example:
      • He's got a Bachelor of Science.
      • Synonym(s):
        Bsc
    • master[ˈmɑːstə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a type of postgraduate degree, usually undertaken after a bachelor degree
    • Example:
      • She has a master in psychology.
      • Synonym(s):
        master's degree
    • Master of Arts(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a postgraduate degree usually in a non-science subject
    • Example:
      • After her bachelor she wanted to do a Master of Arts.
      • Synonym(s):
        MA
    • Master of Science(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a degree that usually requires 2-3 years beyond a Bachelor of Science and emphasises science and scientific applications
    • Example:
      • The university doesn't offer a Master of Science programme.
      • Synonym(s):
        MS
    • research[ɹəˈsɜː(ɹ)tʃ](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • diligent enquiry or examination to seek or revise facts, principles, theories, applications, et cetera; laborious or continued search after truth
    • Example:
      • The college spends a lot of money on research.
    • research institute, research institutes(noun)
    • Definition:
      • an instituion which is engaged in some sort of research
    • Example:
      • The university has different research institutes.
    • research[ɹəˈsɜː(ɹ)tʃ](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to search or examine with continued care; to make an extensive investigation into
    • Example:
      • She's researching the behaviour of sharks.
 

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        research institute
        an instituion which is engaged in some sort of research
        Bachelor of Science
        a three- to four-year (about 120 credit hours) undergraduate degree, with a concentration in the sciences or scientific applications
        subject
        a particular area of study
        midterm
        halfway through a period of time
        faculty
        a division of a university (e.g. a Faculty of Science or Faculty of Medicine)
        Master of Arts
        a postgraduate degree usually in a non-science subject
        research
        diligent enquiry or examination to seek or revise facts, principles, theories, applications, et cetera; laborious or continued search after truth
        master
        a type of postgraduate degree, usually undertaken after a bachelor degree
        research
        to search or examine with continued care; to make an extensive investigation into
        Bachelor of Arts
        a collegiate degree, usually involving four years of study (about 120 semester hours) in liberal arts
        bachelor
        the first or lowest academical degree conferred by universities and colleges
        Master of Science
        a degree that usually requires 2-3 years beyond a Bachelor of Science and emphasises science and scientific applications
        hall of residence
        a building for university students to live in
        spring break
        a time of vacation from school that occurs during the spring
         
         
         

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