Geomaterials and processes 210

Module code SGM 210
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content Solar system; Earth structure and systems; plate tectonics; classification and contextual setting of rocks and minerals; rock cycle. Internal and external geological processes; landscape formation; influences of geological environment on mankind. Geological time and the Earth’s history through time. Practicals involving identification and description of crystals, minerals and rocks.
Module credits 16.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 4 lectures per week, 3 practicals per week
Language of tuition Both Afr and Eng
Academic organisation Geology
Period of presentation Semester 1

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