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Students attend a lecture at a tertiary institution.
Students attend a lecture at a tertiary institution.

Tertiary education, also referred to as third-stage or third level education, is the educational level following the completion of a school providing a secondary education such as a high school, secondary school, or gymnasium. Tertiary education is commonly higher education which prepares students for a quaternary education. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1200x900, 147 KB) A mathematics lecture, apparently about linear algebra, at Helsinki Univeristy of Technology - TKK. File links The following pages link to this file: Mathematics University Student Lecture ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1200x900, 147 KB) A mathematics lecture, apparently about linear algebra, at Helsinki Univeristy of Technology - TKK. File links The following pages link to this file: Mathematics University Student Lecture ... Secondary education is a period of education which, in most contemporary educational systems of the world, follows directly after primary education, and which may be followed by tertiary, post-secondary, or higher education (e. ... High school - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Secondary school may refer to Secondary school in the United Kingdom, is the general term for the schools for children between the ages of eleven and eighteen in most areas (a few areas have schools for 13-18 year olds instead, and these are called upper schools). ... A gymnasium is a type of school of secondary education in parts of Europe. ... Higher education is education provided by universities and other institutions that award academic degrees, such as community colleges, and liberal arts colleges. ... Quaternary education or postgraduate education is the fourth-stage educational level which follows the completion of an undergraduate degree at a college or university. ...

Colleges and universities are examples of institutions that provide tertiary education. The term college (Latin collegium) is most often used today to denote an educational institution. ... A university is an institution of higher education and of research, which grants academic degrees at all levels (bachelor, master, and doctor) in a variety of subjects. ...

The term Tertiary education can also be used to refer to vocational education and training. In Australia the term Post-secondary education is usually used for vocational and non-academic education as distinct from Tertiary education offered at academic oriented institions like Universities.. A blacksmith is a traditional trade. ... ...

Tertiary education generally culminates in the receipt of a degree: vocational certification, Associate's degrees, or Bachelor's degrees (B.A. or B.S.). An associates degree is a degree awarded by community colleges, junior colleges and some bachelors degree-granting colleges and universities in Canada and the United States upon completion of a course of study equivalent to the first two years in a four-year college or university. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards and appeal to a wider international audience, this article may require cleanup. ...

See also

It has been suggested that part or all of double degree be merged into this article or section. ... This is a list of articles on education organized by country: Education in Afghanistan Education in Albania Education in Algeria Education in Argentina Education in Australia Education in Austria Education in Belgium Education in Brazil Education in Bulgaria Education in Canada Education in Québec Education in the Peoples... This is a list of universities, colleges and other educational institutions providing higher education (meaning tertiary, quaternary or in some cases post-secondary education). ...

External links

  • Scholarships to Overseas Students in Australia
  • CICP - Vocational Courses to Australian and Overseas Students in Perth, Australia

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Education - Tertiary Education (0 words)
Good quality, merit-based, equitable, efficient tertiary education and research are essential parts this transformation.
In the 1970s and 1980s much of the support provided by World Bank tertiary education projects was piecemeal, with a narrow focus on the establishment of new programs or on discrete quality improvement measures for existing teaching and research activities.
In the United States, Boston College's Center for International Higher Education (CIHE) and the State University of New York's campuses at Albany and at Buffalo are notable centers for research on international tertiary education, as is the Center for Higher Education Policy Studies (CHEPS) at the University of Twente in the Netherlands.
Education in Greece - Tertiary Education (1159 words)
The mission of University Education is to ensure a high level of theoretical and all-round training for the future scientific workforce of the nation.
The role of Higher Technological Education is to contribute to the country's development and to progress in the fields of science and applied research.
The basic requirement for admission to Tertiary Education is possession of the Unified Lyceum leaving certificate, the number of students allocated to each University and TEI department being laid down annually by the Ministry of Education.
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