A bachelor's degree (also called a first degree or undergraduate degree) is attained after receiving a secondary school (high school) education. Students pursuing these types of degrees are commonly referred to as bachelor or undergraduate students. A Bachelor's degree is usually offered by a college or university to a student upon completion of a course of study lasting three to seven years.
A master's degree (or postgraduate or graduate education) is a second-cycle academic degree awarded by universities or colleges upon completion of a course of study demonstrating mastery or a high-order overview of a specific field of study or area of professional practice. This degree is preceded by a bachelor’s degree and generally takes two years to complete.
A doctorate's degree (Doctoral education) is the highest degree awarded by a university faculty or other approved educational organization. It is the highest degree an individual can earn in a given field of study, and as such, it is often referred to as a terminal degree. This degree is preceded by a Master’s degree. Students pursuing these types of degrees are commonly referred to doctoral students or PhD students.
Vocational training courses are specific classes offered to learners to train them for a particular job or career. These courses are offered to people working in various career fields to improve their skills. Educational requirements for vocational training courses depend on which vocational course of study the student selects. Participant earn certificates & diplomas after completing the program.