Campus /ˈkæmpəs/ (noun)
What's your highest degree?
Bachelor of Art (B.A.)
to be/have/do a BA
I'm a BA
I have/ do a BA
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
He has a B.S.
BS (slang/ taboo) = bullshit
That guy's full of BS
Master's degree /ˈmæstərz dɪɡriː/
I like to do master's degree in Education.
PhD /ˌpiː eɪtʃ ˈdiː/ (noun)
My ex boss is a Ph.D.
Certificate /sərˈtɪfɪkət/ (noun) = cert.
a birth/marriage/death certificate
High school diploma
Qualification /ˌkwɑːlɪfɪˈkeɪʃn/ (n)
Her qualifications look impressive.
Professor /prəˈfesər/ (noun) = Prof.
Scholarship /ˈskɑːlərʃɪp/ (noun)
She won a scholarship to study at Stanford
Lecture /ˈlektʃər/ (noun)
Most of the lectures about Marketing are very interesting.
She's my advisor, she always gives me good advices
American history will be on the syllabus next term
Curriculum /kəˈrɪkjələm/ (n)
The school curriculum should be as broad as possible
Department /dɪˈpɑːrtmənt/ (n)
He is a lecturer in the department of psychology at Trinity College, Dublin
Assignment /əˈsaɪnmənt/ (noun)
Students are required to complete all homework assignments
Academic /ˌækəˈdemɪk/ (adj)
improve the academic achievement of all students.
College of further education
Community college /kəˈmjuːnəti kɑːlɪdʒ/ (n)
Dissertation /ˌdɪsərˈteɪʃn/ (n)
He wrote his Master's dissertation on solar energy
Course /kɔːrs/ (noun)
I want to take/ do a course in art and design.
Distance course (noun)
Due to Covid-19, many students applied for distance courses.
Dormitory /ˈdɔːrmətɔːri/(noun) = dorm
He prefers staying in a dorm to renting a private room to save his cost.
To enroll /ɪnˈrəʊl/
You need to enroll before the end of August.
To register = to sign up for = to enroll
I like to register an account on this website/ app to read free books.
Hit the books
He needs to hit the books before the exam.
To cut class = skip class
She usually cuts/ skips class because she has a part time job as a waitress.
To drop a course
*Exam = examination (n)
To pass an exam # To fail an exam
Failure /ˈfeɪljər/ (n)
The success or failure of the plan depends on you.
Financial aid: (noun)
First degree: (noun)
Freshman /ˈfreʃmən/ (noun)
Sophomore /ˈsɑːfəmɔːr/ (n)
Junior /ˈdʒuːniər/ (n)
Senior /ˈsiːniər/ (n)
What year are you in?
I'm a freshman
Grade Point Average - GPA (noun)
To graduate /ˈɡrædʒ.u.eɪt/
After he graduated from high school, he joined the Army
Higher education: Education that is given at college or university. (noun)
Medical school (n)
Major /ˈmeɪdʒər/ (n)
- What's your major?
- My major is Business
Some majors in English:
- Engineering (Electric and electronic Engineering, Computer Engineering, Chemical Engineering...)
- Project Management
- Art/ Art studies
- International Business, Trade
- Environmental Science
- Computer programming
- Public Health
- Health care Administration
- Social Sciences
- Business Administration
- Real Estate
- Information Technology
- Human Resources Management
- Physical Therapy
- Public Relation
Credit: Course unit. (noun)
Postgraduate: (noun) (adjective)
Audit: To attend a course without getting a grade for the course. (verb)
To do research
Room and board: (noun)
Sandwich course: (noun)
Session: A school or university year. (noun)
Spring break: (noun)
Student loan: (noun)
Student union (n)
Syllabus: A list of topics or books that are planned to be studied in a particular subject. (noun)
Term: One of the three periods into which a year is divided at university. (noun)
Thesis: The paper written at the end of a doctorate degree. (noun)
Training college: (noun)
Transcript: An official record of the courses that a student has taken and the marks received (American English). (noun)
Tuition fee: (noun)
Teaching Assistant (TA)
Dining hall (n)