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A subdivision of a university or college according to subject or field. For example, a university might consist of a number of faculties, including perhaps faculties of science, humanities, education, and so on. The term itself refers both to the academics—the teaching and research staff—working within that subdivision, and to the organizational subdivision itself. Thus, it may be used either as a collective noun, or to indicate a part of the institution's organizational structure, usually managed by a head—or dean—of faculty.

Subjects: Education.

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