Aegean College School of Life Sciences offers an undergraduate programme in Molecular Biology and Genetics. This 4-year programme is offered in collaboration with the University of Essex. The programme has been awarded with the title of International Accreditation Identity by the Royal Society of Biology.

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This is an exciting 4-year bachelor course in Molecular Biology that covers knowledge from every aspect of this scientific field: from genetics to marine biological systems and other animals.

It consists of three streams:

  • Programme offered in collaboration with the University of Essex, “University of the Year”Times Higher Education Awards 2018.
  • One year of free membership of the Royal Society of Biology.
  • Aegean College is the only college in Greece offering a biology degree.
  • Modern lab.
  • Educational visits to ecosystems rich in biodiversity.
  • PhD academic staff.

The BSc (Hons) Biology is a 4-year academic programme.

Fall Semester

  • General and Inorganic Chemistry.
  • History and Evolution of Biology.
  • Fundamentals of Genetics.
  • Academic Writing and Study Skills.


Spring Semester

  • Organic Chemistry.
  • Biochemistry.
  • Ecology and Biodiversity.
  • Molecular Biology.


All year: Practical and Laboratory Skills for Bioscientists.

Fall Semester

  • Animal Physiology and Behaviour.
  • Cell Biology.
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology.
  • Microbiology.


Spring Semester

  • Human and Molecular Genetics.
  • Plant Biology.
  • Marine Biology.
  • Research Methods.
  • Financial Management.

Fall Semester

  • Infection and Immunity.
  • Developmental Biology.
  • Bioinformatics.
  • Structural Biology.


Spring Semester

  • Cell Signalling Pathways.
  • Bioethics: Contemporary Issues in Research and Science.
  • Genome Science and Genomics.
  • Protein Science and Proteomics.

Fall Semester

  • Advanced Topics in Biotechnology.
  • Advanced Topics in Molecular Biology and Genetics.
  • Molecular and Biochemical Basis of Disease.


Spring Semester

  • Translational and Regenerative Medicine.
  • Cancer Biology.
  • Entrepreneurship.


All year: Research Project in Biology.

Aegean College features a modern biology lab with equipment such as microscopes, ovens, incubators, photometers, PCR, Ph-meters, petri dishes.

In our computer lab, biology students have access to SPSS software for big data analysis.

Graduates can work as Biologists and Geneticists in a variety of contexts:

  • Hospitals,
  • Diagnostic and research centres,
  • Biotechnology companies.
  • Genetics companies.