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

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Do two lesser degrees ever equal a higher degree?

I have an AA in Liberal Arts and am one semester away from an AS in Computer Programming and Analysis. I will have to double check the numbers but I will have around 140 credit hours which is similar ...
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Is it ethical to have a relationship with a student after my supervision of him is complete?

I am supervising a bachelor thesis and find the respective student attractive. Would it be ethical/acceptable to get into a relationship with the student after the thesis is completed?
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Alternative to overpriced IEEE articles [duplicate]

I'm a typical student in a 3rd world country working to pay for college. My monthly tuition is about 300 USD. Internships average pay is 450 USD for 30h/week of work... As I get to end of my bachelor, ...
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Is it good style to create http links in a B.Sc. project?

We are two students in computer science doing our term project for B.Sc. in computer science. Now I wonder if it is alright or advisable to make inline hyperlinks in the report e.g. We look at ...
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Using a public GIT-Hub repository (that was a homework of my group) in my Bachelor thesis

I have a question concerning my special case. In my bachelor thesis, I must implement a CI (e.g. Jenkins) server and show its functionality based on a sample project. This work is handed to other ...
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How to earn a Bachelor or Master without attendance? [closed]

This might sound like a strange question, but I was wondering, if you can skip the whole studying part at university and jump right in to the finals and the thesis? I know, that you have to have a ...
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What counts as self-plagiarism?

I'm an undergraduate and would like to write about certain topics and post the documents online, available to everyone to read and probably indexed by search engines very soon. However, I think that ...
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Late bachelors graduating overlaps with possible future masters degree start

I am posting this question on behalf of my friend. Currently my friend is attending the last year of the bachelors degree and has a interest on following up the bachelor with a masters degree. Now ...
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Finishing my BSc while working - asking help to professors and future academic chances

I started my BSc (major Engineering of automatic systems, in a world top-30 college) in 2010 and, one 1.5 years in and around 25% done, I left to cope with growing family problems (multiple severe ...
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Acknowledgements in a bachelor thesis: Is it etiquette conform to thank for non thesis related things? [duplicate]

As I'm about to finish my bachelor thesis, I'm at writing the acknowledgement section. How far can I go here in terms of non-thesis-related stuff? Is there room for humorous acknowledgements (like ...
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Using a similar application essay I used before

I recently submitted an application essay for a pre-college program, and was accepted. I'm particularly proud of my essay; I put my best into it. Now, after the pre-college program, I intend to apply ...
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Is it okay to copy paste some part of my Bachelor's thesis literature review for my own Master's thesis?

So my bachelor's thesis and master's topics bear some similarity. Now I am doing literature review for my master's thesis under same supervisor. Can I copy some relevant parts (about 10 pages long) ...
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Text between a Topic and Subtopic in a Thesis

I wonder, which one of these structurings is to prefer for a thesis. To write text between a topic and subtopic, e.g. A. Main Topic Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. ...
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Can I annul my BA? [closed]

I have have a BA in Visual Arts and quite literally hate my field to death and back and want to pursue engineering. The problem is that, since I have a BA already, I can't get into JC classes I need ...
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How to design and structure a technical/programming Thesis

I'm currently writing my bachelor thesis. The scope of this thesis will be approximately 25-30k words/80-100 pages of content. We have only written literature reviews during the course of studies so ...
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(How) should I describe the company within my bachelor's thesis?

I'm writing my computer science bachelor's thesis in a company. The thesis is about optimizing one of their software products. Obviously I will need to describe the software in the thesis, but what ...
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What is the dropout/switch major rate for engineering bachelor?

What is the average dropout and switch major rate for US 4 year engineering college for students entering bachelor's degree program after 2010? It is pretty hard for me to find any good reference.
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Abstract, Preamble, Acknowledgements and Introduction all in Thesis, how to order them?

This might be a bit of a complex situation (to explain), so bear with me: For my Bachelor degree, I am currently carrying out a nature management project. A nature management project normally ...
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Devastated about bachelor's thesis result - is there anything I can do? [closed]

This week I defended my bachelor's thesis in a STEM field. I did everything my supervisor asked and also had time to do some extra work, since I had been working intensely from the start. (I was later ...
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Not getting along with Spanish professor. Professor is condescending, and picks favorites. I feel I have enough evidence to do something [closed]

I am in a Spanish Translation class at a good public university. Background: I am a white male and a Spanish/Chemistry double major. I plan to pursue a PhD in Chemistry or teach at the high school ...
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A career path for synthetic biology

I am thinking about a career in synthetic biology, but I am not sure what route should/needs to be taken. I don't want to do technician work--I want to be involved in the planning. Y'know, the ...
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Explaining an unusual undergraduate degree title

I've got an undergraduate MA, which has, interestingly enough, caused me a significant amount of trouble: Examples include being excluded from student accommodation and being denied funding (they were ...
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If I took electives from another program during my BSc and MSc, how should I list it on my CV?

While I was doing my BSc in Applied Mathematics I took 5 electives that were part of the Data Science MSc program. Right now I am pursing a MSc in Computer Science at the same school and I'm taking ...
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Is it possible to do a PhD in one field along with a bachelor's degree in another field, all at the same time?

I have an MBBS (Medicine bachelor and bachelor of surgery) degree and I am currently doing my master's in biotechnology and planning to move on to a PhD in the same (or a very closely related) field, ...
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What is the Doctor implying here?

Last summer I did an Internship at a Company and after finishing it with a positive review, I received the offer to write my bachelor thesis in cooperation with that company. After finding a suitable ...
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Comparing Computer Science masters

I am currently planning to finish my bachelor degree in CS soon (In the Netherlands, if it matters). Unfortunately for the last few years I have had the feeling that my current university is lacking ...
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Bachelor's thesis can i use wordings from my supervisor

I am in the middle of writing my bachelor thesis and recently submitted a paper that I wrote with my supervisor about the same subject to a conference. If it makes any difference, I should mention ...
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Engineering degree structure in the United States

I often see in the US that many engineering programs are listed as a BSc or an MSc for Master's. In my country (New Zealand) one can obtain a BSc in three years in a science field, or, if wanting to ...
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What is the difference between bachelor of science in engineering and bachelor of engineering in the US?

There are many different kinds of bachelor degrees. In my country, there seems to be no difference between bachelor of science in engineering and bachelor of engineering. There is only one kind of ...
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Global database of study programmes?

I'm interested in finding all undergraduate/graduate study programmes on the topic of "Sustainable Consumption". Is there a global database across all universities and teaching institutions that ...
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Universities recommandations and choices [duplicate]

I'm a tunisian student, i have a dream to persuit masters educations in a better university in Europe, USA, UK or Canada. I have a Bachelor degree (Licentiate, BAC+3) in computer science and ...
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Undergraduate thesis quality in research field

I'm a graduated student who is trying to continue his education with a Master or possibly a PhD. Surfing the net, I noticed that to enroll for some PhDs an example of writing is required. I ...
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Difference in length of study between Europe and the states? [duplicate]

It seems like in most European countries a student has to take a 3 years B.Sc, 2 years M.Sc and then 5 years phd program while in the U.S the M.Sc is skipped but the length of the phd stays the same......
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Electronics Engineer Doing a Bachelor Thesis in Physics

I am an electronics engineering undergrad currently choosing a topic for my bachelor thesis. I have always been interested in physics in general, and in quantum mechanics in particular. To make ...
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Future enrollment in a CV

TL;DR Is it okay to list a university and an expected degree in my CV (under the education section), if the semester starts a month from now? Longer verion: I have finished bachelor studies and got ...
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Can I add an inscription on a bachelor thesis that I have been working on for almost a year? [duplicate]

I have been working on my bachelors thesis for 10-11 months now and am about to hand it in. Without bragging, my topic was by far harder and more work than most bachelor theses. Now I am wondering ...
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How to assign authorship when publishing with Bachelor's and Master's students

The usual recommendation I have read here is that when you publish together with a (PhD) student of yours, the student should be first author, and the supervisor will be second author. Although this ...
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For graduate admissions, focus on bachelor thesis or other research publication

Given a student coming to the end of their undergraduate career working on both a thesis for their bachelor degree as well as a separate research project in a research lab, which would hold more ...
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Reasonablity of evaluation methods in developed countries for Maths and Sci students

Globally considering, in many (or maybe all) developing countries professors/lecturers in universities only take mid-term and final few-hour-exams to evaluate students' learning. In some (or maybe all)...
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What is the advantage of doing an integrated Masters course over a Bachelors and then Masters? (UK.)

I am on an integrated Masters in Physics course, otherwise knows as MPhys. This means that after my third year I will not be awarded with a BSc, but will graduate after 4 years with an MPhys. At my ...
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How many hours a day on Mathematics as a successful student?

My motivation to ask this question actually comes from here, receiving negative reactions for 12 hours a day or even 7 hours spending time on Mathematics. A person usually spends 4.5 years to ...
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English Bachelor of Computer Science - Germany [closed]

I've googled so much for English Bachelor of Computer Science in Germany and I just found Jacobs University which teaches Computer Science in English. Though Germany is a place I would like to study, ...
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Erratum on my bachelor Thesis

I have written a thesis for my bachelor degree and next week I have to defend it. The problem is that I found some small mistakes (not spelling mistakes, but small mistakes in equations, a wrong ...
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Is it possible for someone with a BA in mathematics who is not currently a student to get an applied research job?

My graduate school applications fell through and I was wondering if there was a job I could do that would keep me improving as a mathematician, or if the best I could hope for is the least invasive ...
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Should a bachelor’s or master’s thesis include acknowledgements?

For Ph.D. theses, I think nobody would disagree with adding acknowledgements. But what is the stance in different places for a bachelor’s and/or master’s thesis? When I was doing both, I strictly ...
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What should I do if I cannot accept any of the hypotheses in a replicated experiment?

Before I start explaining my situation, I would like to say that I have read the other questions on this topic but I cannot find what I need on 100%. I am a bachelor student and I am working on my ...
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Can my Specialist degree be equalized to Bachelor degree?

I have graduated from Russian university after 5 years of education and got a Specialist degree (Engineer in Computer Science). According to Wikipedia, Specialist is a four-tier degree and stands ...
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With some programming but no formal CS background, to develop fundamental CS knowledge should I get an MS or BS?

I have 3 years of experience as a programmer now. I have worked on some drivers in the automotive domain and some medical applications. Since I do not have a computer science background, I was ...
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What is expected from a mathematics student bachelor's thesis?

Well, I like maths, I like studying it and applying it. But I always feared the moment when I'd actually have to do a thesis. I'm in my third year of bachelor's studies. What I was wondering about is ...
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Write a computer science thesis in native language or English?

I'm a computer science student, currently at the Bachelor level. I'm also not a native English speaker. My native language is Dutch. This year, I have to write a thesis. I've always been told at my ...