Questions tagged [bachelor]

A first degree from a university or other academic institution for example 'bachelor of arts'

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PhD after bachelor's degree timeline [closed]

I'm currently in the last year (aka 3rd - 2019/2020) of my bachelor's degree, and I'm planning to apply for a PhD in the US, just after earning my degree. Assuming everything goes nicely for me, then ...
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How can I check which Bachelor's degrees are offered by which institutions in Israel?

I want to be able check, given the name of a field or discipline, which Israeli academic institutions offer a Bachelor's degree in that field or discipline. Hopefully also whether it's a B.A., B.Sc. ...
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Structuring Dissertation as Thesis Rather than “Standard” Bachelor's Structure

I'm in the process of developing a quantum random number generator utilising novel mechanisms that haven't yet been implemented in commercial products in an effort to achieve better randomness and a ...
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Should I write my name with an already gained bachelor title in another bachelor thesis?

I am writing my second bachelor thesis for a completely different degree and don't know if I should put my name with my already gained title(B.Sc) onto the title page. I live in a country where even ...
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Completed Bachelor of Engineering in Chemical need advise to take Master in Chemical Engineering [closed]

This is behalf of my sister posting here. she has completed her Bachelor of Engineering in Chemical and ready for Masters in Chemical. My question is whether any other available category under ...
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Do details of my undergraduate title matter?

I'm a third-year undergraduate student yet to experience the graduate world. Currently, with the course choices I made, I can choose between two degree titles, namely “BSc Mathematics” or “BSc Applied ...
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Should I explain a solution to a problem that only existed due to a mistake in the fundamentals in a bachelors thesis?

The title is pretty broad, so let me narrow it down a bit: As part of my bachelors thesis I had a practical part that was about developing a software. Due to a mistake in planning of my architecture, ...
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Bachelor thesis without a research question

I have been asked to provide feedback regarding a paper a friend of mine has written. I sometimes read scientific research in my free time and I am yet to come across anything similar to what that ...
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Planning to start a Bachelor's degree during my PhD: what to say to my advisor?

I am a PhD student on my second year. My advisor is one of the most understanding professors I have ever had the pleasure to work with: he is also one of the, if not the, most important researchers in ...
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Organization tips for a newcomer to academic learning

I missed my chance to attend university when everyone else did and I'm out of school for seven years. Now I'd like to get a degree (BA History & English) through the Open University. I've never ...
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When should a BS student start contacting professors for direct Phd positions?

I am a BS student with a GPA of 4.91/5 and decent research experience. One of my works on neural feedback control have been recently submitted to an international conference. The other one which is ...
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Is is appropriate to specify what a general studies degree was in?

I graduated with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering back in May. However, due to some extra credits I also have a general studies degree, the diploma for which simply states "Bachelor of Science" and ...
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Should I worry that my bachelor's degree will be revoked because I only completed half my internship hours?

This happened in 2016. In my college where I got my bachellor degree (no thesis required), one of the requirements to get that degree is to have 600 trainee hours at a company. The company send a ...
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Applying for bachelors science program, should I include my high-school transcript or just post-secondary transcripts? [closed]

I have graduated from a 2 year Computer Systems Technology diploma program at BCIT, and am applying for general sciences at UBC, with the intention of moving forward to get a combined bachelors in ...
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Switching from Computer Science to Historical Linguistics for Master's degree [closed]

I am a 19 year-old student in my second semester of my junior year of a Computer Science degree. I graduate in May 2020, but I would like to make the switch in postgrad to historical linguistics (not ...
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I did everything on my own regarding my B.Sc. thesis. My supervisor did nothing. I want to publish it without his name

My B.Sc. thesis advisor did nothing regarding my B.Sc. thesis. I chose the topic, I have done everything on my own. He didn't even read the work or provided me with any guidance or any advice. Just ...
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How important is the language of the bachelor thesis?

My university requires me to write my Bachelor thesis in my mother language. How detrimental and devastating is it to have your Bachelor thesis in non-English when it comes to applying for PhD ...
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Should I mention in my thesis that a live demonstration motivated me to implement an algorithm instead of others?

I am currently writing my bachelor thesis, in which I compare different algorithms for solving a specific problem to each other. Since there are a lot of available published approaches, I did a ...
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CS Associate's degree in Brazil: go straight to master's or get a bachelor's first?

I am 23 years old and finishing my associate degree (3 years part-time) in Computer Science. I've been thinking about pursuing a career in academia; I've started to do research and got a paper ...
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Why should I write a good undergraduate thesis?

I am nearing the end of a semester-long bachelor thesis in computer science. My supervisor suggested I set aside the last month (around 20 working days) for actually writing the thesis document. As ...
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Where to find details on Bachelor degrees majoring in IT?

I have been asked to design a major in IT (Information Technology). I am not based in US, and I didn't graduate in US. So, I am not familiar with US graduation system. However, I have been asked to ...
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If a student graduates with a Bachelor majoring in IT, is it ok to continue with a Master and a PhD?

I am designing a bachelor's major in IT (Information Technology), and my director asked me to attract students who want to continue their academic track, with a Master and possibly a Doctorate. Can ...
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Second Bachelors in Maths after Masters in Optics for Theretical Physics Phd

I have completed my Masters(5 year Integrated) in Optics recently with average CGPA. I have couple of projects experiences in Theoretical Physics, but no publications. My masters course had rigorous ...
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What degree is necessary for a career in conservation? [closed]

I'm currently in school studying towards an A.S. in Natural Science. I'd like to have a focus on marine life, which leads me to believe I should get a B.S./B.A. in Marine Biology, however I want to be ...
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When was the Bachelor degree of Occupational Therapy introduced in Australia?

Sounds like a simple question, but despite a few hours of searching, I couldn't find the answer. I would also like to know what qualification was required beforehand in order to work in that ...
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Include proof in bsc thesis that I couldn't do fully myself

I'm writing my BSc thesis in computer science right now, for which I'm implementing Fast Fourier Transforms. Now a really important paper on the topic is making a proof which I think I got what they ...
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Alternatives to rushing to start with a bachelor thesis before my favourite advisor leaves the university?

I wish to write my bachelor thesis with a particular professor, who is looking for a new job. He will be there for another semester, but might leave afterwards (depending on the outcome of his job ...
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In canada, my 3-year degree is a bachelor or an associated?

I'm taking a 3-year college in software development, and, where i live (Brazil) it's not considered a Bachelor (4 years, at least), but i dont know where my course fits in canada's classification, its ...
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Don't want someone else to continue on the topic of my thesis

Today I defended by Bachelor's thesis and I did well. The thesis is handed in. However the process of developing it was a real nightmare, I had many panic attacks, etc. and it was just awful. But now ...
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Dealing with unprofessional/erroneous textbook and exams? [closed]

Background I am a Permanent Resident living in the USA (CO) and studying part-time at a Christian distance-learning institution which is accredited in the USA and based in Missouri. The course is a ...
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Can a student write their undergraduate thesis on the main result of a paper under review for a journal?

I think it's fairly common practice to isolate some parts of a thesis, if interesting enough, and publish them as a paper after properly changing structure and style. Is the opposite possible, if ...
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Can I apply for a masters degree in Canada with a three years bachelors degree from India?

I have a three years bachelors degree from a university in India(Top 10 by NIRF ranking). I want to do my masters in Canada but I have heard that a 4 years bachelor's degree is required. The thing is, ...
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Is an academic degree an honor, a title, or both?

For example: Do graduates receive a Bachelor of Arts degree or become a Bachelor of Arts? Are Bachelor degrees grammatically and/or etymologically distinct from advanced degrees? I note that the ...
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My university changed my bachelor course. What can I do?

I'll have to excuse myself if my question sounds rant-like. I am desperate. Back in 2013, I started my 4 year (240 ECTS) bachelor course. The course I went to was ranked the best in the country (of ...
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Do more people earn BAs or BSs in Linguistics?

I'm interested in the proportion of BAs vs BSs awarded in linguistics in the United States, but it would be interesting to see these numbers for any field really. I haven't been able to find such ...
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Ask professor if she is 'still' willing to write me a LoR?

I asked her 2-3 years ago whether she would do that for me, when I was still a BA student, she said yes. I then did not need that letter because I had personal problems, now I am out of uni for some ...
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Doing two Bachelors before Masters degree?

I currently study for my B.Sc. in Media IT. I easily could finish a second Bachelor if I do one more semester. I want to do master's degree in Media IT afterwards. I'm already 23 and in the third ...
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Bachelors thesis on my desired topic already written by previous years students

There really is only one topic that I find interesting, useful and that I have alot of knowledge of. However students of previous years had already chosen this topic and written Bachelors thesis on it....
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Searching databases for scientific work/ articles

I've tried reading several guides on how to search in databases to get the relevant information that I'm seeking, either is my topic hard to find articles on or I guess it doesn't exist many. Anyway I ...
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What is the ideal age to go to university for a degree? [closed]

as the title suggests, I am looking for any advice, thoughts, or opinions on what is an ideal age to be going to university. It would be for a degree first, then after however, a masters, then (...
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Should the same source be cited repeatedly in a chapter? [duplicate]

I am currently writing my bachelor thesis on IT-Forensics. One of my first chapters is the explanation of of the basics of IT-Forensics, the procedures and its goals. To do that, I am primarily ...
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Should all computer science courses from a reputable university contain programming?

Right now, I am taking a BSc in computer science from a more reputable online university. Courses from there are transferable to most major Canadian universities. I would have preferred to take it ...
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How to appropriately emphasize the importance of consulting more to a student?

I'm a PhD student and a full-time researcher in my uni. This year I was assigned with supervising of one Bachelor's thesis. My PhD supervisor invented a topic, which is really interesting, but a ...
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Can one's professional degree (e.g. Masters, PhD, MD) be revoked on the basis of an academic offence committed during their undergraduate studies? [closed]

Title says all! I can't seem to find any answers pertaining to my question on google, and so I'm wondering if anyone here could share their thoughts/knowledge. Your help is much appreciated :)
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Which authority establishes the equivalence of degrees from different European countries?

I hold a degree from a European country, and at that time we didn't have a system similar to the common "Bachelor + Master". My degree has been considered as equivalent to a Master by the University ...
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Should I get a Second Bachelors and Masters to Make My PhD as Broad/Interdisciplinary as Possible?

I've currently decided to get a second bachelor's in Statistics over 1.5 years after finishing my first bachelor's in math. Both of these degrees are debt free and follow a passion of mine. The next ...
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Starting PhD without Bachelors [closed]

If I'm already at a decent school but don't feel like graduating, and a professor at a university agrees to take me as a pure math PhD student, can I join the PhD program or must I get a Bachelor's. ...
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Is it suitable to ask for extra work concerning my bachelor thesis?

I study computer science and going to write my bachelor thesis during the next weeks at a very practically working chair. At my university most students are not able to write simple programs or ...
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Please inform details and feasibility of pursuing a second bachelor’s degree in mathematics/applied mathematics/statistics/related discipline? [closed]

I am in my late 20s from India. After my high school, I completed my bachelor degree in engineering, specifically in textile engineering and later, my masters degree in statistics-cum-operations ...
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How to continue doing research

At present I write my bachelor's thesis in the field of computer science and I really enjoy it. I would like to continue doing research after I'll have finished my thesis. Is there any way to do that ...