Course Information
TitleΒΙΟΛΟΓΙΑ / Biology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorZacharias Skouras
Course ID40003040

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Physics (2012-today)

Registered students: 65
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreGeneral Electives844

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • General Knowledge
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The class offers basic knowledge in the three levels of life, the biochemical-cellular level and the levels of organisms and populations, as well as the latest views in biology and biotechnology. Using these information the students extend basically their horizons in fields where biology meets physics.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The beginning of life-Chemistry of life (proteins, enzymes, DNA)- Methods in cell examination-The cell and the cell organelles-Proteinosynthesis and genetic code-From the cell to the organism (cell reproduction, mitosis, meiosis) -Tissues and organs-Mechanisms of heredity-Biotehnology in health, agriculture, cattle-raising, environment, industry.
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Lectures are presented by Films, Power point presentations and CDs with self assesement tests, electronic communication with students.
Course Organization
Written assigments301
Films observation
Student Assessment
Written examination on course material (100% of the final grade). Examination with answers on questions of knowledge.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Εισαγωγή στη Βιολογία, από Κ. Καστρίτση, Β. Δημητριάδη και Α. Σιβροπούλου. Εκδόσεις Αφοι Κυριακίδη α.ε. 2. Γενικές Αρρχες Βιολογίας, από Δ. Μαθιόπουλο. Εκδόσεις ΤΥΠΩΘΗΤΩ-Γ. Δαρδανός
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