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I can't decide between Bristol for Biochemistry with Molecular Biology and Biotechnology or Exeter for Biologcal Science.

While I am more interested in biology and feel Exeter's course is so broad it will help me decide which area of biological science I would like to go into after uni, Bristol's course is more 'impressive' and it is considered a better uni.

Also, it seems biochemistry opens some doors a degree in biological science would not - such as medicine.

HOWEVER I live in Bristol already, so going to uni there wouldn't be AS exciting. Also, I feel I could definitely get a better degree classification doing biology because I find it easier than biochemistry. I would like to do my masters at Oxbridge or imperial so a good classification is important to me

I just don't know what to do LOL. I guess if exeter was considered a better uni i'd have no hesitation in going there, but the more 'impressive' degree at a better uni is appealing.

What do you think?(Bristols biology degree didn't appeal to me thus why I'm considering biochemistry)
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(Original post by Ikkjkhhgs)
I can't decide between Bristol for Biochemistry with Molecular Biology and Biotechnology or Exeter for Biologcal Science.

While I am more interested in biology and feel Exeter's course is so broad it will help me decide which area of biological science I would like to go into after uni, Bristol's course is more 'impressive' and it is considered a better uni.

Also, it seems biochemistry opens some doors a degree in biological science would not - such as medicine.

HOWEVER I live in Bristol already, so going to uni there wouldn't be AS exciting. Also, I feel I could definitely get a better degree classification doing biology because I find it easier than biochemistry. I would like to do my masters at Oxbridge or imperial so a good classification is important to me

I just don't know what to do LOL. I guess if exeter was considered a better uni i'd have no hesitation in going there, but the more 'impressive' degree at a better uni is appealing.

What do you think?(Bristols biology degree didn't appeal to me thus why I'm considering biochemistry)
It's not all about university rankings, and I don't think the difference between Bristol and Exeter in terms of prestige is big enough to hinder your job prospects. You should go to wherever you think you will do better. This is 3/4 years of your life - make sure you go somewhere you will enjoy living/studying! If you say you'd prefer going to Exeter, then go for it, it's better to get a first from Exeter than a 2.1 from Bristol in the end.
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Applying for Biochem at Bristol
GCSES 1A*, 4As, 5Bs
AS grades - Chem(A), Philosophy and ethics (A), Maths (B), Bio (B)
A2 predictions - Chem (A), P/E (A*), Maths (A) - dropped bio
EPQ - A grade, on lung cancer

ANY SUGGESTIONS?
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