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Introductory geology 151


 
Module code GLY 151
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; classification of rocks; internal and external geological processes; landscape formation; influences of geological environment on mankind; geological time and Earth's history through time. Geological maps; geological profiles; identification and description minerals and rocks.

Module credits 16.00
Service modules Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Prerequisites Refer to Regulation 1.2
Contact time 1 practical per week, 4 lectures per week
Language of tuition English
Academic organisation Geology
Period of presentation Semester 1

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