Diploma vs Thesis - What's the difference?

diploma | thesis |


As a verb diploma

is .

As a noun thesis is

a statement supported by arguments.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

diploma

Noun

(en-noun)
  • A document issued by an educational institution testifying that the recipient has earned a degree or has successfully completed a particular course of study.
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    thesis

    English

    Noun

    (theses)
  • A statement supported by arguments.
  • A written essay, especially one submitted for a university degree.
  • * Goldsmith
  • I told them of the grave, becoming, and sublime deportment they should assume upon this mystical occasion, and read them two homilies and a thesis of my own composing, to prepare them.
  • (logic) An affirmation, or distinction from a supposition or hypothesis.
  • (music) The accented part of the measure, expressed by the downward beat; the opposite of arsis.
  • (poetry) The depression of the voice in pronouncing the syllables of a word.
  • (poetry) The part of the metrical foot upon which such a depression falls.
  • Derived terms

    * master's thesis * doctoral thesis

    See also

    * dissertation