Applied Mathematics and Hydrology

FACULTY FACULTY OF SCIENCE AND AGRICULTURE
DEPARTMENTS: MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND HYDROLOGY
DEGREE(DESIGNATOR) BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
QUALIFIER
MAJORS APPLIED MATHEMATICS HYDROLOGY
ABBREVIATION BSC
QUALIFICATION CODE (SAQF)
UNIZULU CODE SBSC02
EXIT NQF LEVEL 7
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS A PASS OF AT LEAST 50% (LEVEL 4) IN ENGLISH
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS A PASS OF AT LEAST 60% (LEVEL 5) IN MATHEMATICS
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS A PASS OF AT LEAST 50% (LEVEL 4) IN PHYSICAL SCIENCE
MINIMUM CREDITS FOR ADMISSION NATIONAL SENIOR CERTIFICATE WITH DEGREE ENDORSEMENT WITH AT LEAST 30 NSC POINTS
MINIMUM DURATION OF STUDIES 3 YEARS
PRESENTATION MODE OF SUBJECTS: DAY CLASSES
INTAKE FOR THE QUALIFICATION: JANUARY
REGISTRATION CYCLE FOR THE SUBJECTS: JANUARY
READMISSION: SUBJECT TO PRIOR PERFORMANCE AND CURRENT APPLICABILITY OF PASSED MODULES
TOTAL CREDITS TO GRADUATE: 360

 

FIRST YEAR

SUBJECT NAME SUBJECT CODE SUBJECT CREDITS NQF LEVEL PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S) CO-REQUISITE SUBJECT(S)
SEMESTER 1
INTRO TO PHYSICAL & ENVIRONMENTAL GEOGRAPHY SGES111 H C 15 5
CALCULUS I SMTH111 F C 15 5
DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SAMT111 G M 15 5 SMTH111(SLMH111)
CLASSICAL MECHANICS & PROPERTIES OF MATTER SPHY111 A C 15 5 SMTH111(SLMH111)
SEMESTER 2
INTRO TO GEOLOGY SHYD112 D M 15 6
CALCULUS II SMTH112 F C 15 6 SMTH111(SLMH111)
FURTHER DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SAMT122 G M 15 6 SMTH112(SLMH112) SAMT111
ELEMENTARY STATISTICS FOR COMMERCE STUDENTS SSTT122 C C 15 5

 

SECOND YEAR

SUBJECT NAME SUBJECT CODE SUBJECT CREDITS NQF LEVEL PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S) CO-REQUISITE SUBJECT(S)
SEMESTER 1
INTRO TO SURFACE WATER HYDROLOGY SHYD211 F M 15 6 SGES111
ADVANCED CALCULUS SMTH221 H C 15 6 SMTH111(SLMH111) SMTH112(SLMH112)
DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS & MATHEMATICAL MODELLING SAMT211 E M 15 6 SMTH111(SLMH111) SMTH112(SLMH112) SMTH221
GLOBAL LANDFORMS & CARTOGRAPHY SGES211 B C 15 6 SGES111
SEMESTER 2
INTRO TO SUBSURFACE HYDROLOGY SHYD212 F M 15 6 SHYD112
LINEAR ALGEBRA & DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS SMTH222 H C 15 6 SMTH111(SLMH111) SMTH112(SLMH112) SMTH221
INTRO TO OPERATIONS RESEARCH SAMT212 E M 15 6 SMTH111(SLMH111) SMTH112(SLMH112) SAMT211 SMTH222
GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS SHYD222 X C 15 6 SGES211

 

THIRD YEAR

SUBJECT NAME SUBJECT CODE SUBJECT CREDITS NQF LEVEL PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S) CO-REQUISITE SUBJECT(S)
SEMESTER 1
SURFACE WATER HYDROLOGY SHYD311 A M 15 7 SHYD211 SSTT111(SSTT122)
GROUNDWATER HYDROLOGY SHYD321 C M 15 7 SHYD212
TENSOR ANALYSIS SAMT331 B M 15 7 SAMT211 SAMT212 SMTH221 SMTH222
APPLIED MATHEMATICAL METHODS SAMT321 D M 15 7 SAMT211 SAMT212 SMTH221 SMTH222
SEMESTER 2
HYDROLOGICAL MODELLING SHYD332 A M 15 7 SHYD211 SHYD212 SHYD311 SHYD321
WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT SHYD342 C M 15 7
ADVANCED CLASSICAL MECHANICS SAMT312 B M 15 7 SAMT211 SAMT212 SMTH221 SMTH222
NUMERICAL METHODS SAMT322 D M 15 7 SAMT211 SAMT212 SMTH221 SMTH222