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  1. ... obtained the diploma and the title of Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.).
  2. ... obtained the diploma and the title Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng).

Which sentence is correct? Which is better?

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... obtained a BEng. –  Edwin Ashworth Nov 5 '13 at 10:08
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If you must pad it out, "diploma and title" actually has a single word, degree. But "... obtained a Bachelor of Engineering degree" without of at all. –  Andrew Leach Nov 5 '13 at 10:15
    
I have to use 'diploma and title'. –  Heniek Kowalski Nov 5 '13 at 10:21
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It's not English. English uses the single word degree. See ODO sense 5 and 6. –  Andrew Leach Nov 5 '13 at 11:07
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@AndrewLeach Well, it's clearly English. "Title and degree" may not be idiomatic in your experience, but that's not to say it's not an understandable and grammatically correct phrase constructed in the English language. –  onomatomaniak Nov 5 '13 at 13:16

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The basic problem is that "Bachelor of Engineering" isn't a "title" in an idiomatic English sense, at least in American English (UK/Aussie commenters, feel free to disagree). As a native speaker, I would be more likely to say:

In 1995, I graduated with a bachelor's degree in Engineering (B. Eng.) from the University of...

or

In 1995, I obtained a bachelor's degree in Engineering (B. Eng.) from the University of...

or

In 1995, I received a bachelor's degree in Engineering (B. Eng.) from the University of...

or

In 1995, I graduated from the University of Stackchangistan with a bachelor's degree in Engineering (B. Eng.)

In English (at least in American English), if you talk about receiving a diploma rather than a degree, it sounds a bit like you're talking about the graduation ceremony. But at a pinch, you could say you received a B. Eng. diploma. You should probably not say that you received a "title" from an academic institution; it is not idiomatic.

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"...obtained the diploma and Bachelor title in Engineering(B.Eng.)"

Just a suggestion.

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I can't agree with this. It doesn't "sound right" and I'd consider it a worse suggestion than either of the two the OP posed. –  James Webster Jan 4 at 15:57
    
As a native speaker of Mid-Atlantic American English, this does not sound correct to me at all. –  chapka Apr 15 at 14:44

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