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    I previously wanted to study pharmaceutical chemistry at university, but over the past month I've been considering studying materials science instead. I've read about both in detail but I can't decide which I'd prefer. I need to make a decision before I start my A-Levels in September, since the former would requite biology but the latter would require physics. I'm already taking chemistry, maths and product design which are useful for both. Can anyone give me any advice on this please- can anyone recommend one course over the other? Would I be able to study materials science having taken biology and not physics? Any help is much appreciated.
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    Sorry you've not had any responses about this. Are you sure you've posted in the right place? Here's a link to our subject forum which should help get you more responses if you post there.

    You can also find the Exam Thread list for A-levels here and GCSE here. :dumbells:

    Just quoting in Puddles the Monkey so she can move the thread if needed
    (Original post by Puddles the Monkey)

    Go for Chemistry, Maths, Physics, and Biology. Problem solved.

    You could always do BSc/MSci natural science.

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