In order to speak about education, you should know the appropriate vocabulary. Here is the vocabulary connected with higher education.
Words to remember:
Pass examinations – to be successful in examinations.
Enter – to come or go into a particular place.
Tuition – the teaching.
Get a grant – receive money to pay for living expenses.
Degree – the qualification when you complete a university course successfully.
BA – Bachelor of Arts.
BS – Bachelor of Science.
MA – Master of Arts.
MPhil – Master of Philosophy.
PhD – Doctor of Philosophy.
Lecture – a formal talk on a serious subject given to a group of people, especially students.
Lecturer – someone who teaches at a college or university.
Postgraduate course – a course where a student who has already received one degree is studying at a university for a more advanced degree.
Graduate – a person who has a first degree from a university or college.
Carry out research – study one subject in great detail to find new information.
Take/make notes – write down the important information.
I would like to pass examinations without any difficulties.
She often makes notes at the lectures.
Mark’s wish is to get a BA.
If you get a place at university, the tuition is free.