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The term "honours degree" (or "honors degree") has various meanings in the context of different degrees and education systems. [1]

49 relations: Ancient universities of Scotland, Australia, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor's degree, Berlitz Corporation, Bologna Process, British undergraduate degree classification, Canada, College, Doctor of Philosophy, Doctorate, England, English studies, Harvard University, Hong Kong, India, Latin honors, Master of Arts (Scotland), Master's degree, Mathematics, National Qualifications Framework, Nevil Maskelyne, New Zealand Qualifications Authority, Northern Ireland, Northwestern University, QF-EHEA, Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, Queen's University, Republic of Ireland, Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, South Africa, South African Qualifications Authority, State University of New York at Oneonta, The Times of India, Thesis, Undergraduate education, United Kingdom, United States, United States Department of Education, Universities Canada, University, University of Delaware, University of Guelph, University of London, University of Malta, University of Oxford, University of Salford, Wales, York University.

Ancient universities of Scotland

The ancient universities of Scotland are medieval and renaissance universities which continue to exist in the present day.

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Australia

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.

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Bachelor of Arts

A Bachelor of Arts (BA or AB, from the Latin baccalaureus artium or artium baccalaureus) is a bachelor's degree awarded for an undergraduate course or program in either the liberal arts, sciences, or both.

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Bachelor's degree

A bachelor's degree (from Middle Latin baccalaureus) or baccalaureate (from Modern Latin baccalaureatus) is an undergraduate academic degree awarded by colleges and universities upon completion of a course of study lasting three to seven years (depending on institution and academic discipline).

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Berlitz Corporation

Berlitz Corporation is a global leadership training and language education company with headquarters in Princeton, New Jersey.

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Bologna Process

The Bologna Process is a series of ministerial meetings and agreements between European countries to ensure comparability in the standards and quality of higher-education qualifications.

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British undergraduate degree classification

The British undergraduate degree classification system is a grading structure for undergraduate degrees (bachelor's degrees and integrated master's degrees) in the United Kingdom.

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Canada

Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.

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College

A college (Latin: collegium) is an educational institution or a constituent part of one.

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Doctor of Philosophy

A Doctor of Philosophy (PhD or Ph.D.; Latin Philosophiae doctor) is the highest academic degree awarded by universities in most countries.

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Doctorate

A doctorate (from Latin docere, "to teach") or doctor's degree (from Latin doctor, "teacher") or doctoral degree (from the ancient formalism licentia docendi) is an academic degree awarded by universities that is, in most countries, a research degree that qualifies the holder to teach at the university level in the degree's field, or to work in a specific profession.

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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English studies

English studies (usually called simply English) is an academic discipline taught in primary, secondary, and post-secondary education in English-speaking countries; it is not to be confused with English taught as a foreign language, which is a distinct discipline.

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Harvard University

Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong (Chinese: 香港), officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is an autonomous territory of China on the eastern side of the Pearl River estuary in East Asia.

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India

India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

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Latin honors

Latin honors are Latin phrases used to indicate the level of distinction with which an academic degree has been earned.

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Master of Arts (Scotland)

The degree of Master of Arts in Scotland typically refers to an undergraduate degree (either a three-year general degree or four-year Honours degree) in humanities or social sciences awarded by one of the ancient universities of Scotland (the University of St Andrews, the University of Glasgow, the University of Aberdeen and the University of Edinburgh) plus the University of Dundee (as a result of its history as a constituent college of the University of St Andrews) and Heriot-Watt University (at honours level only).

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Master's degree

A master's degree (from Latin magister) is an academic degree awarded by universities or colleges upon completion of a course of study demonstrating mastery or a high-order overview of a specific field of study or area of professional practice.

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Mathematics

Mathematics (from Greek μάθημα máthēma, "knowledge, study, learning") is the study of such topics as quantity, structure, space, and change.

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National Qualifications Framework

A National Qualifications Framework is a formal system describing qualifications.

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Nevil Maskelyne

The Rev Dr Nevil Maskelyne DD FRS FRSE (6 October 1732 – 9 February 1811) was the fifth British Astronomer Royal.

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New Zealand Qualifications Authority

The New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA, Mana Tohu Mātauranga o Aotearoa) is the New Zealand government crown entity tasked with providing leadership in assessment and qualifications.

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Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann; Ulster-Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a part of the United Kingdom in the north-east of the island of Ireland, variously described as a country, province or region.

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Northwestern University

Northwestern University (NU) is a private research university based in Evanston, Illinois, United States, with other campuses located in Chicago and Doha, Qatar, and academic programs and facilities in Miami, Florida, Washington, D.C., and San Francisco, California.

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QF-EHEA

Qualifications Frameworks in the European Higher Education Area (QF-EHEA) are frameworks describing the higher education qualifications of countries participating in the Bologna Process.

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Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education

The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) is the independent body that checks on standards and quality in UK higher education.

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Queen's University

Queen's University at Kingston (commonly shortened to Queen's University or Queen's) is a public research university in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

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Republic of Ireland

Ireland (Éire), also known as the Republic of Ireland (Poblacht na hÉireann), is a sovereign state in north-western Europe occupying 26 of 32 counties of the island of Ireland.

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Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (SDUK), was founded in 1826, mainly at the instigation of Lord Brougham, with the object of publishing information to people who were unable to obtain formal teaching, or who preferred self-education.

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South Africa

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.

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South African Qualifications Authority

The South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) is a statutory body, regulated in terms of the National Qualifications Framework Act No.

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State University of New York at Oneonta

The State University of New York College at Oneonta (more commonly known as SUNY Oneonta, and also called Oneonta State and O-State) is a four-year liberal arts college in Oneonta, New York, United States, with approximately 8,000 students.

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The Times of India

The Times of India (TOI) is an Indian English-language daily newspaper owned by The Times Group.

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Thesis

A thesis or dissertation is a document submitted in support of candidature for an academic degree or professional qualification presenting the author's research and findings.

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Undergraduate education

Undergraduate education is the post-secondary education previous to the postgraduate education.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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United States Department of Education

The United States Department of Education (ED or DoED), also referred to as the ED for (the) Education Department, is a Cabinet-level department of the United States government.

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Universities Canada

Universities Canada (Universités Canada) is an organization that represents Canada's colleges and universities.

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University

A university (universitas, "a whole") is an institution of higher (or tertiary) education and research which awards academic degrees in various academic disciplines.

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University of Delaware

The University of Delaware (colloquially UD, UDel, or U of D) is a public research university located in Newark, Delaware.

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University of Guelph

The University of Guelph (U of G) is a comprehensive public research university in Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

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University of London

The University of London (abbreviated as Lond. or more rarely Londin. in post-nominals) is a collegiate and a federal research university located in London, England.

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University of Malta

The University of Malta is the highest educational institution in Malta.

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University of Oxford

The University of Oxford (formally The Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Oxford) is a collegiate research university located in Oxford, England.

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University of Salford

The University of Salford, Manchester is a public research university in Salford, Greater Manchester, England, west of Manchester city centre.

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Wales

Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain.

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York University

York University (Université York) is a public research university in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honours_degree

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