An undergraduate award usually placing more emphasis on practical skills than on theoretical content. Also, a postgraduate award requiring one year full-time, or equivalent part-time, postgraduate study.
a credential SIAST issues for the successful completion of credit programs that provide comprehensive and advanced skills training and education that leads to entry level employment in a particular occupation
Awarded by the Faculty of Continuing Education (formerly the University of London's Department for Extramural Studies) for satisfactory completion, including formal assessment, of a prescribed course of part-time study of four courses.
a qualification awarded following the successful completion of one or two years of college study. Sometimes awarded at the university graduate level. This name is also applied to the physical parchment given to students at graduation to recognize their qualification - secondary school graduate diploma, bachelor's diploma, etc.
an award following completion of a specified two-year full-time (or equivalent part-time) undergraduate course designed to develop skills, including significant practical experience, and knowledge in a specific field of activity, leading to professional registration or meeting the needs of employers in the field, eg Diploma of Music.
is often used to signify a postgraduate taught program that does not include a thesis (or the British would say, a dissertation). It is also used to describe a course of study that covers a practical rather than an intellectual skill — cookery, car maintenance, photography. For example, someone might take a post-graduate diploma in education (a practical course mostly of classroom skills), whereas a degree in education is usually three years and has a stronger intellectual component.
1. An academic qualification received after completing a diploma program (distinct from a degree). 2. The actual document certifying that a student has completed their degree or diploma. Also known as a parchment.
One of the highest level for a nationally recognised course that Thomson Education Direct can award, within the educational sector it operates. The nationally recognised Diplomas that Thomson Education Direct specialises in provide a pattern of learning that guides a student from the initial concepts within an area of learning through to the advanced levels.
here refers to any qualification/credential. There is a possibility of confusion here. In some educational systems the term refers to a specific category or type of qualification. It is not being used in this restricted sense here.
A credential earned after completing a minimum of 60 credits, or a total of 20â€“24 courses that are grouped together into a predetermined program. They are usually completed in the equivalent of two years of full-time study. Many diplomas can be laddered into bachelorâ€(tm)s degrees.
A document issued by an educational institution, such as a university, college or technical institute, vouching that the recipient has earned a degree or successfully completed a particular course of study.
an educational program and award focusing on career or occupation skills longer in length than a certificate. Century College diplomas are 36 - 48 credits in length with 6 credits of general education required, 3 of which will be selected from goal 1, Communication.
A qualification at the undergraduate or non-degree level with a total value of not less than 1 EFTS, which may build on defined prior qualifications or experience. See also graduate diploma and postgraduate diploma.
A diploma (from Greek Î´Î¯Ï€Î»Ï‰ÂµÎ± diploma) is a certificate or deed issued by an educational institution, such as a university, that testifies that the recipient has successfully completed a particular course of study, or confers an academic degree.
A certificate conferring a degree. Endorsement stamp A stamp used by campus departments to endorse checks being deposited into the University's depository account. The individually numbered stamps allow Central Cashier to track who endorsed/deposited each check.