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Write your degree properly in the CV

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    Hello

    In your CV, how do you properly write your degree? Say you got a first class degree in business management from southampton university or whatever. How do you that put onto paper?


    Education (example)

    First class honours degree Business management
    Southampton University 2000-2003

    It's seems a little tacky, how do you make it more professional? Isn't there some nice acronyms you can use?
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    2000 to 2003: BA/BSc ______________ (1st Class) - Southampton University

    Something like that, perhaps? Don't worry too much about it.
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    Cheers for that. But I want to worry, because I want it to look professional.

    BA stands for bachelor right? What does BSc stand for and why should I put both?
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    BA = Bachelor of arts
    BSc - Bachelor of science

    You only need to put whichever one you got.
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    Lol, first class degree and you don't know what BA stands for...maybe its just me that finds that funny
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    (Original post by Lofty)
    Lol, first class degree and you don't know what BA stands for...maybe its just me that finds that funny
    Where have I mentioned that I have got a first class degree?

    But I'm very happy that I have amused you

    But since you seem like such an intelligent gentleman yourself, please feel free to tell me how to write it properly. (you can change the first class degree to any degree you like)
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    What acronym do you put for bachelor of business?
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    Which university, I'm guessing its just a normal Business Studies degree in which case it could be either a BA or a BSc depending on the course.
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    (Original post by jonny2)
    Where have I mentioned that I have got a first class degree?

    But I'm very happy that I have amused you

    But since you seem like such an intelligent gentleman yourself, please feel free to tell me how to write it properly. (you can change the first class degree to any degree you like)
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    What acronym do you put for bachelor of business?
    Whatever your uni awards for that degree.
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    (Original post by Nutter)
    2000 to 2003: BA/BSc ______________ (1st Class) - Southampton University

    Something like that, perhaps? Don't worry too much about it.
    I normally only write the year it was awarded.

    BSc(Hons) Blah Blah Blah (2/1) University of *******s. 2001
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    2008 – 2012: ---------- BA Business and Management (Hons) ----------- Cardiff University
    Classification: 2:2

    Simply listing the bare-minimum information may not do justice to the time, money and effort you have dedicated to earning your degree! Therefore, it is recommended to elaborate on your studies in relationship to the relevant and/or significant:

    • Modules;
    • Projects, and;
    • Dissertation information.

    See: http://www.cvplaza.com/cv-education-...egree-on-a-cv/

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