Most universities award honorary degrees, usually at the postgraduate level. Litt is a higher research degree for exemplary achievement.
These are awarded to a wide variety of people, such as artists, musicians, writers, politicians, businesspeople, etc., in recognition of their achievements in their various fields. Generally, the Australian higher education system follows that of its British counterpart (with some notable exceptions).
The main purposes are to look comparatively at singles in Singapore and Beijing, 1) to gain a sense of how people's gender perceptions and career aims influence their choices and decisions on marriage; 2) to fully understand the relationships between the single and the family of origin; 3) to investigate the roles of state dating services and private matchmaking agencies in these two countries and to identify gaps in social services and social policies.
The term degree in this context means the moving from one stage or level to another (from French degré, from Latin dē- gradus), and first appeared in the 13th century.
Such ecosystem "facilitation", which has yet to be shown in the Indian Ocean where biodiversity is very high, may be of enormous importance for the protection of coastlines from natural disasters, as well as, the preservation of fishing livelihoods.
The objective of this project is to understand the extent that ecosystem facilitation occurs between mangrove forests, sea grass meadows, and coral reefs, with respect to natural and anthropogenic stressing phenomena.
Although systems of higher education date back to ancient Greece, ancient Rome, China, the Indian subcontinent and Arabian Peninsula, the concept of postgraduate education depends upon the system of awarding degrees at different levels of study, and can be traced to the workings of European medieval universities, mostly Italians.
University studies took six years for a bachelor's degree and up to twelve additional years for a master's degree or doctorate.