Biology in oxford vs Molecular Genetics in King's Watch

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On the one hand, oxford is a better university with better teaching, equipment, students and place (for costs). But on the other hand, King's course has subjects I'm more interest, in its Molecular Genetics course.
So should I apply to Biology in oxford or Molecular Genetics in King's for a career as a geneticist? What would you choose ??
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On the one hand, oxford is a better university with better teaching, equipment, students and place (for costs). But on the other hand, King's course has subjects I'm more interest, in its Molecular Genetics course.
So should I apply to Biology in oxford or Molecular Genetics in King's for a career as a geneticist? What would you choose ??
Oxford, definitely.

Even if it was the other way round- biology is a better course to do. Jobwise, the specialised things like molecular genetics tend to be less valuable than biology, so you'd be better off taking biology and then specialising in the genetics topics that interest you later on (you'll choose topics as you go through the course)

The choice being between kings and oxford further makes things easier. Oxford is far better, and the course itself is more valuable. I'd say biology at oxford without a doubt.
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On the one hand, oxford is a better university with better teaching, equipment, students and place (for costs). But on the other hand, King's course has subjects I'm more interest, in its Molecular Genetics course.
So should I apply to Biology in oxford or Molecular Genetics in King's for a career as a geneticist? What would you choose ??
I'm assuming you're thinking of applying for uni for 2020 entry? If so, you get 5 choices, so why not apply to both?

FWIW, I do think molecular genetics is a very narrow sounding degree for an undergrad- what if you change your mind about what you want to do/specialise in?
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