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Difference between Biomedical Science, Life Sciences and Biological Sciences? watch

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    What do these terms mean and how do they differentiate from the other?
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    (Original post by TerribleGrades)
    What do these terms mean and how do they differentiate from the other?
    It depends on the university. Generally, biological sciences is the new fancy name for biology. Biomedical sciences is more human-biology orientated and has quite a lot of overlap with medicine (so you get to study more specialist subjects like immunology, pharmacology and pathology which may not be available on a conventional biology degree). Life Sciences is a broad term used to describe all subjects that involve the study of living things. Life Sciences is usually the name of a university department/school, if there's a degree in it then I imagine it is just a very broad biology degree with a large range of module options.
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