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For university courses i mean, theres the option to do a BSc Biological Sciences or a BSc Biology in most university's. What are the main differences? Or does it vary between universities and the specific course? Which option is more respected? Sorry if im being retarded
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It's the same thing as far as I'm aware.

Case in point: At UCL everyone starts off on the Biological Sciences pathway, then in 2nd year you can specialise in genetics, zoology, cell biology, environmental biology etc. If you choose to stick to Biology in your 2nd year, you cover a little bit of everything - a jack of all trades, if you will.
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Neither is more respected, but the content may differ between them. For instance, 'biological sciences' at the university I go to has a greater emphasis on biochemistry, microbiology and genetics, while the biology degree course is more ecology, zoology and plant sciences oriented.

Check the module lists for any course before you decide if it's right for you because the degree title alone isn't particularly informative.
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(Original post by BioSam)
Neither is more respected, but the content may differ between them. For instance, 'biological sciences' at the university I go to has a greater emphasis on biochemistry, microbiology and genetics, while the biology degree course is more ecology, zoology and plant sciences oriented.

Check the module lists for any course before you decide if it's right for you because the degree title alone isn't particularly informative.
This was the case at my uni too OP. Look at the unis you're thinking of going to, and see if you can google the unis module catalogue. That usually shows the degree and all the compulsory/optional modules.
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