Degree Meaning In The Cambridge English Dictionary

A bachelor’s degree (from Middle Latin baccalaureus) or baccalaureate (from Modern day Latin baccalaureatus) is an undergraduate academic degree awarded by colleges and universities upon completion of a course of study lasting three to seven years (based on institution and academic discipline ). In some institutions and educational systems, some bachelor’s degrees can only be taken as graduate or postgraduate degrees soon after a very first degree has been completed. It is not an SI unit , as the SI unit of angular measure is the radian , but it is described in the SI brochure as an accepted unit four For the reason that a complete rotation equals 2π radians, one degree is equivalent to π/180 radians. Depending on culture and the degree earned, degrees may well be indicated by a pre-nominal title , post-nominal letters , a option of either, or not indicated at all. Bangladesh, India and Pakistan mostly stick to the colonial era British technique for classification of degrees.

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