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In degree abbreviations, what does the 'B' most often stand for?

What does LL.B. stand for?

What does MBA stand for?

What does 'Bachelor' mean, in the context of university degrees?

Bachelor programs are also called graduate programs in North America.

A BS degree is the same as a B.Sc.

Usually, students do an MA after completing their BA and Ph.D.

What is usually the highest degree one can receive?


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thanks its a good method to learn English

Wednesday, July 25th 2012

it’s really hard to explain these but you did it great, congratulations!!!! But what is the difference between Ph.D and M.D.
I gratuated from Medical University. few years later I defense thesis an now I am Ph.D , but am I a M.D.yet??

Wednesday, July 25th 2012

    I agree with protanya…
    Jon is great… he made it very simple for learners.
    Thanks.

    Thursday, July 26th 2012

    Hi there,
    Spaeking of degrees,u were M.D. n u passed it b4 coming 2 PH.D, now u r(have)PH.D
    U know,it relates 2 the time,(past n preset),u had but u have.
    Hope u got,
    Have a good 1!

    Thursday, July 26th 2012

It was great!Thank you,jon.

Wednesday, July 25th 2012

thanl u alot

Wednesday, July 25th 2012

Thanks, so easy

Wednesday, July 25th 2012

You forgot the M.Sc. degree (Master of Science)

Wednesday, July 25th 2012

I agree with protanya…
Jon is great… he made it very simple for learners.
Thanks.

Thursday, July 26th 2012

Welldone…..
B sure!We enjoyed it!!
Goooood1.

Thursday, July 26th 2012

I did’nt understanded

Thursday, July 26th 2012

I did not understand the diference between undergraduate and graduate??

Thursday, July 26th 2012

grduate equal to PhD and master degree.
Undergraduate diploma is the bachelor degree.

Thursday, July 26th 2012

Hi Jon ,
What does LL stand for In these abbreviations LL.B.,LL.M.,LL.D.?
Thanks.

Thursday, July 26th 2012

    It just stands 4 ” law “,nothing else!(LLM:master of laws)…
    Goooodluck!

    Thursday, July 26th 2012

really interesting

Thursday, July 26th 2012

It’s difficult lesson

Thursday, July 26th 2012

Hi there!
Most Russian after graduation get so-called “Specialist” degree. It’s higher than bachelor (because lasts at least 5 years) but lower than PhD (Russian PhD is also differ – its name “Candidate of science”).

So what kind of short form for science “specialist” is appropriate?

Friday, July 27th 2012

It was great!Thank you,jon.

Friday, July 27th 2012

thanks a lot

Sunday, July 29th 2012

thank you very much for your teaching me by mail.

Sunday, July 29th 2012

hi thank

Sunday, July 29th 2012

Very interesting. Thank you

Monday, July 30th 2012

we appreciate that my teacher John

Tuesday, July 31st 2012

Thanks for the lesson.

Tuesday, July 31st 2012

thank yoooooooooooooou its brilliant

Wednesday, August 1st 2012

Thank you, very useful!

Saturday, August 4th 2012

thanks a lot ..

Saturday, August 4th 2012

thanks

Saturday, August 4th 2012

Thanks!
I’ll be a BS in 3 years.

Sunday, August 5th 2012

Thanks. What is the appropriate name for after Ph.D.?

Monday, August 6th 2012

    i’m not sure but i think that there is no degree After PHD In Asia. That’s why im not sure about north america.

    Monday, August 6th 2012

I don’t get it. betweenPh.D and M.D; I think that M.D is high than Ph.d;right? please;someone explain me?
THANKS.

Monday, August 6th 2012

good information thanks a lot my teacher jon more power to you

Thursday, August 9th 2012

i am an industrial engineer. İsn’t there any short term for my job.

Saturday, August 11th 2012

thank you teacher, i have question:) give me short term of electrical engineering please :)

Tuesday, August 14th 2012

Thank u very much
Really fabulous teacher
I’ve a small question, from 5:20 to 5:23 Did U say’ I misses that’??!

We’ve also M Ed ( master of Education) & EDD.

Tuesday, August 21st 2012

Its Very Very Good Way To Teach English !!
Thanks For Your Efforts

Wednesday, August 29th 2012

This lesson enhances my understanding

Thursday, September 6th 2012

You didn’t say about MS

Wednesday, September 26th 2012

thank you so much teacher Jon :)

Thursday, September 27th 2012

This is a good lesson. Thanks!

Saturday, October 20th 2012

One mistake!

Sunday, December 16th 2012

thank you so much for your explanation but i want to ask you for PhD (DOCTOR of PHILOSOPHY OR FOR ALL SPECIALISTS;we can used: others domain than philosophy i’m confused here because here in morocco we use it for doctorat(PhD)en general not especially just for philosophy ;
and thank you in advance.

Friday, January 11th 2013

Oh!! 7 out of 8

Friday, February 8th 2013

Sorry jon, but you didn’t explain what meant LLB, you said law. And in the quiz the right answer is the latim name. Also in the quiz appears in the last question the last answer something you haven’t mentioned.
To me it wasn’t clear if the bachelar was a degree you do AFTER college or it is college itself?
A sugestion, why don’t you right eerything in the board before start the class, so you don’t make that awfull noise and odn’t waist time? Other teacher do that and it seems to work . But i think you are a great teacher. Thanks.

Friday, March 29th 2013

7 correct..
What does LL.B. stand for?

Legal Language Bachelor
Legum Baccalaureus (Latin)
Legumes, Lentils, and Broccoli
Laws, Laws, and Blahs
Lower Lawyer Bachelor

You need to explain it more, please…..

Saturday, July 20th 2013

    Good I also want to know about that question.

    Wednesday, February 12th 2014

    The Bachelor of Laws (Latin: Legum Baccalaureus) or LL.B. is an undergraduate, or bachelor, degree in law (or a first professional degree in law, depending on jurisdiction) originating in England and offered in most common law Jurisdictions. [1] In English-speaking Canada it is sometimes referred to as a post-graduate degree because previous university education is usually required for admission. The “LL.” of the abbreviation for the degree is from the genitive plural legum (of lex, law). Creating an abbreviation for a plural, especially from Latin, is often done by doubling the first letter (e.g. “pp” for “pages”), thus “LL.B.” stands for Legum Baccalaureus in Latin. It is sometimes erroneously called “Bachelor of Legal Letters” to account for the double “L”.

    Wednesday, February 12th 2014

good job

Monday, August 26th 2013

Thank you so much Jon. It was a very interesting lesson.

Greetings.

Wednesday, August 28th 2013

Thank you

Saturday, November 16th 2013

Thanks a lot Jon! Good lesson!

Thursday, December 12th 2013

i got 8.8/10 thanks alot

Friday, January 31st 2014

Thanks I got 88%. Kindly explain about LL B

Wednesday, February 12th 2014

So much important lesson… pretty thanks for you Jon

Sunday, June 8th 2014

7/8 Legum Baccalaureus (Latin)(((((

Friday, July 4th 2014

It’s important,thank you.

Thursday, July 17th 2014

Hi Jonh! I liked it the lesson!! Great! Thanks! :)

Wednesday, August 6th 2014

Good class, thanks

Thursday, August 7th 2014

I got 75 %. Thanks. I am confuse,and sure have a question. How about someone has finished 4 years in University but not Master or PHD and Bachelor is just 3 years in his country, how could we call it, DEGREE,GRADUATE DEGREE,University Diploma ..?

Sunday, August 10th 2014

interesting lesson!

Saturday, August 30th 2014

your lession so grate, it is so helpfull, thank you!

Tuesday, February 10th 2015

Thanks Jon. I got 6 out of 8

Saturday, March 21st 2015

Really nice lesson!

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Wednesday, June 24th 2015

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    Wednesday, June 24th 2015

A quick way of learing english

Tuesday, September 1st 2015

Many thanks for your attractive lessons.

Sunday, September 13th 2015

Thank you Jon! great lesson!
Let me ask you .. When did you come to Brazil

Saturday, December 26th 2015

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