i can't decide biochemistry is good for me or not...i am questioning after doing lot of research on google and student room
my ALEVELS are biology, chemistry, and maths
i am starting year 13 after summer holidays
personally, i enjoyed biology more than chemistry .....and i have less interest in chemistry and dont want to do a course that more based on chemistry ,BUT I ALSO ENJOYED CHEMISTRY STUFF in biology content as in protein , dna etc
so i am thinking that biochemistry have more biology and chemitry in ciology content
a) is biochemistry is more closely related to biology or chemistry?
i looked these on uni websites and i think that it is more biology and less chemistry....
but in some forms on here people mentioned that it is more chemistry , less biology
so need clarification here
b) what can i do with this degree next ie in which field can i go further
c)i am confused in these 3 degrees
biology , biochemistry and biomedical
as they all actually same i think
biology deals with human physiology, ecology, plants ,evolution,molecule ,genetics, ....
Biomedical Science mostly involves study of human biology as well as the study of viruses, bacteria and other life forms which influence the human body. There is only a small amount of study related to plant biology
biochemistry include cell biology, genetics and dna , structure and function protein , microbiology....etc
(all these things i found on internet )
so all these 3 degrees are overlapping each other so i cant decide what is best for me
i am doing aqa biology
in year 12 we studied
in year 12 i like every thing except gaseous exchange stuff..as biology molecule ,cell and genetics are more related to each other than gaseous exchange
im going into year 13 also and i am looking to study biochemistry. I have heard it is more biology and it is good if you want to do a career in research later
There is no single 'Biochemistry' course, and all departments will have different levels of chemistry, animal and plant biology, genetics, etc, etc. This will be further complicated by module choices throughout your degree.
You need to attend a few university Open Days, visit the relevant departments and ask a similar set of questions to academics in each one.
Biochemistry, Biology and Biomedical Science degrees will all be useful starting points for a research career, if that is your intention. It is also possible to make quite big 'jumps' between biological sciences by taking an appropriate MSc later.