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    Biology is my favourite subject at a level and I am considering studying it at university. The theory side I love because I am that type of student however I am not a fan of the practicals as I just worry about them going wrong. Are there uni courses which do pure theory or do I just have to get over my wobble about experiments?

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    If you want to do biology you have to do practical work but bear in mind that pracs are very different at uni. They're meant to prep you for a career in research which is all about trial and error and discovering new things so being worried about getting things wrong isn't really something to be worried about!
 
 
 
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