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Difference between microbiology and medical microbiology

What is the difference between microbiology and medical microbiology? How can I decide which one to do?
Answered by Alison Patterson
Hi Keerthana

Essentially, Medical Microbiology has clinical (human) applications where Microbiology is a biological science.

comparing the courses in detail might help make this clearer.

Here is the list of Medical Microbiology courses:
search.ucas.com/search/providers?Vac=1&AvailableIn...2

Here is the list of Microbiology courses:
search.ucas.com/search/providers?CountryCode=&Regi...=

Read the information on these sites carefully; it'll help you make your final decision.

Hope this helps,
CUG

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