A few months back Madeleine Davies graduated from a university in Melbourne. Her parents had planned to throw a big graduation party and a few relatives wanted to take photos of Madeleine in her cap and gown, holding her new brand new diploma.
Sometimes referred to a master’s degree or a doctorate, this is a type of degree that is awarded after waiving typical requirements like a residence or dissertation. The degree is often seen as a way to honor one's contributions to a specific field or to society as a whole.
They provide initial preparation for professional careers and postgraduate studies and involve a minimum of three years of study time. There is also a bachelor's degree honours that are awarded based on academic achievements and can add an additional year to your studies.
There was a time when having a degree was the most important factor you could have when hunting for great paying positions. Now in that is certainly not the case. There are many great paying jobs all across Australia that do not require a degree and a piece of paper from a college or university and we’re here to break these down for you.