graduate school

graduate school
graduate schools
In the United States, a graduate school is a department in a university or college where postgraduate students are taught.

She was in graduate school, studying for a master's degree in social work.

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • graduate school — graduate .school n [U and C] AmE a college or university where you can study for a ↑master s degree or a ↑doctorate after receiving your first degree, or the period of time when you study for these degrees …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • Graduate school — A graduate school or ( grad school ) is a school that awards advanced degrees, such as doctoral degrees with the general requirement that students must have earned a previous undergraduate (bachelor s) degree. Many universities award graduate… …   Wikipedia

  • graduate school — noun a school in a university offering study leading to degrees beyond the bachelor s degree (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑grad school • Hypernyms: ↑school • Hyponyms: ↑business school, ↑dental school, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • graduate school — UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms graduate school : singular graduate school plural graduate schools American a part of a university in the US where students who have a first degree can study for a master s degree or a doctorate …   English dictionary

  • Graduate school — En Amérique du Nord, les écoles d études avancées (en anglais, graduate schools) sont les établissements dans lesquels un étudiant peut obtenir le grade universitaire de maîtrise ou de doctorat. Les études avancées (en anglais, graduate studies)… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • graduate school — Synonyms and related words: academe, academia, alma mater, college, college of engineering, community college, degree granting institution, four year college, institute of technology, ivied halls, journalism school, junior college, law school,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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