Wordlist: University basics - List 4

 

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    • scientific[ˈsaɪənˌtɪfək](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • having the quality of being derived from, or consistent with, the scientific method
    • Example:
      • She's writing a paper about scientific research.
    • dissertation, dissertations[ˌdɪsəˈteɪʃən](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a formal exposition of a subject, especially a research paper that students write in order to complete the requirements for a doctoral degree
    • Example:
      • His dissertation comprises over 200 pages.
      • Synonym(s):
        doctoral thesis
  • certificate
    • certificate, certificates[səˈtɪfɪkɪt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a document containing a certified statement
    • Example:
      • She received a certificate for completing the course.
    • diploma, diplomas[dɪˈpləʊmə](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a document issued by an educational institution testifying that the recipient has earned a degree or has successfully completed a particular course of study
    • Example:
      • He proudly received his diploma after finishing his degree.
    • degree, degrees[dɪ'gri](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a stage of proficiency or qualification in a course of study, now especially an award bestowed by a university or, in some countries, a college, as a certification of academic achievement
    • Example:
      • Which degree do you want to attain?
    • doctorate, doctorates[dɒk.tər.ət](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the highest degree awarded by a university faculty
    • Example:
      • Are you going to do a doctorate after you finished your master's?
      • Synonym(s):
        doctoral's degree
    • PhD(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • an advanced academic degree awarded by universities; a requirement for a career as a university professor or researcher in most fields
    • Example:
      • He holds a PhD in law.
      • Synonym(s):
        Doctor of Philosophy
    • MD(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a doctoral degree for physicians (medical doctors) granted by medical schools
    • Example:
      • The MD degree is typically earned in four years.
      • Synonym(s):
        Doctor of Medicine
    • graduation, graduations(noun)
    • Definition:
      • the action or process of graduating and receiving a diploma for completing a course of study (such as from an educational institution)
    • Example:
      • The students celebrate their graduation with their families.
  • graduation ceremony
    • graduation ceremony, graduation ceremonies(noun)
    • Definition:
      • an official party to celebrate graduation
    • Example:
      • She wanted to buy a fancy dress for her graduation ceremony.
    • graduate[ˈɡrædjuət](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to be recognised by a school or university as having completed the requirements of a degree studied at the institution
    • Example:
      • Trisha graduated from college.
    • specialist, specialists(noun)
    • Definition:
      • someone who is an expert in, or devoted to, some specific branch of study or research
    • Example:
      • Do you know any specialist in cardiopathy?
    • specialise in(phrasal verb)
    • Definition:
      • to become an expert in a certain area
    • Example:
      • He specialised in children's diseases.
      • Synonym(s):
        specialize in (AE)
 

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        MD
        a doctoral degree for physicians (medical doctors) granted by medical schools
        graduation ceremony
        an official party to celebrate graduation
        scientific
        having the quality of being derived from, or consistent with, the scientific method
        certificate
        a document containing a certified statement
        dissertation
        a formal exposition of a subject, especially a research paper that students write in order to complete the requirements for a doctoral degree
        degree
        a stage of proficiency or qualification in a course of study, now especially an award bestowed by a university or, in some countries, a college, as a certification of academic achievement
        diploma
        a document issued by an educational institution testifying that the recipient has earned a degree or has successfully completed a particular course of study
        graduation
        the action or process of graduating and receiving a diploma for completing a course of study (such as from an educational institution)
        graduate
        to be recognised by a school or university as having completed the requirements of a degree studied at the institution
        specialise in
        to become an expert in a certain area
        doctorate
        the highest degree awarded by a university faculty
        specialist
        someone who is an expert in, or devoted to, some specific branch of study or research
        PhD
        an advanced academic degree awarded by universities; a requirement for a career as a university professor or researcher in most fields
         
         
         

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