Wordlist: University basics - List 4

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