Nuffic Glossary

The Nuffic Glossary is a list with explanations of terms used in Dutch education.

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  6. F
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  8. H
  9. I
  10. J
  11. K
  12. L
  13. M
  14. N
  15. O
  16. P
  17. Q
  18. R
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  20. T
  21. U
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  23. W
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  25. Y
  26. Z
  27. Refresh

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(doctoral) dissertation; doctoral thesis

'Dissertation' is the term most often used for the PhD thesis in the USA, and for the master's thesis in Britain. 'Thesis' can be used in all cases but must be qualified. For example: 'PhD thesis', 'master's thesis', 'final thesis'.