HYDROLOGY AND MICROBIOLOGY

FACULTY FACULTY OF SCIENCE AND AGRICULTURE
DEPARTMENTS: HYDROLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY & MICROBIOLOGY
DEGREE(DESIGNATOR) BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
QUALIFIER
MAJORS HYDROLOGY MICROBIOLOGY
ABBREVIATION BSC
QUALIFICATION CODE (SAQF)
UNIZULU CODE SBSC30
EXIT NQF LEVEL 7
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS A PASS OF AT LEAST 50% (LEVEL 4) IN ENGLISH
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS A PASS OF AT LEAST 50% (LEVEL 4) IN MATHEMATICS
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS A PASS OF AT LEAST 50% (LEVEL 4) IN PHYSICAL SCIENCE
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS A PASS OF AT LEAST 50% (LEVEL 4) IN LIFE SCIENCES
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

 

SUBJECT NAME SUBJECT CODE SUBJECT CREDITS NQF LEVEL PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S) CO-REQUISITE SUBJECT(S)
FIRST YEAR SEMESTER 1
INTRO TO PHYSICAL & ENVIRONMENTAL GEOGRAPHY SGES111 H C 15 5
BASIC CHEMISTRY 121 SCHM121 G C 15 5
CLASSICAL MECHANICS & PROPERTIES OF MATTER(BIO) SPHY121 C C 15 5
EITHER INTRO TO ZOOLOGY I SZOL111 A E 15 5
OR PLANT CYTOLOGY, GENETICS & PHYSIOLOGY SBOT111 E E 15 5
FIRST YEAR SEMESTER 2
INTRO TO GEOLOGY SHYD112 D M 15 6
BASIC CHEMISTRY 122 SCHM122 G C 15 6
MATHS & STATS FOR EARTH & LIFE SCIENCES SMTH122 C C 15 5
EITHER INTRO TO ZOOLOGY II SZOL112 A E 15 6 SZOL111(SLZL111)
OR PLANT MORPHOLOGY, TAXONOMY & MYCOLOGY SBOT112 E E 15 6 SBOT111(SLBT111)
SECOND YEAR SEMESTER 1
INTRO TO SURFACE WATER HYDROLOGY SHYD211 F M 15 6 SGES111
ELEMENTARY STATISTICS FOR SCIENCE STUDENTS SSTT111 E C 15 5
PROKARYOTES CLASSIFICATION & MICROBIAL TECHNIQUES SMCB211 D M 15 6 SCHM121(SLCH121) SCHM122(SLCH122)
PROKARYOTES & EUKARYOTES SMCB221 A M 15 6 SCHM121(SLCH121) SCHM122(SLCH122)
SECOND YEAR SEMESTER 2
INTRO TO SUBSURFACE HYDROLOGY SHYD212 F M 15 6 SHYD112
MICROBIAL GROWTH & MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY SMCB212 D M 15 6 SCHM121(SLCH121) SCHM122(SLCH122) SMCB211
GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS SHYD222 X C 15 6
HYDROMETEOROLOGY SGES222 B C 15 6 SGES111
THIRD YEAR SEMESTER 1
SURFACE WATER HYDROLOGY SHYD311 A M 15 7 SHYD211 SSTT111(SSTT122)
GROUNDWATER HYDROLOGY SHYD321 C M 15 7 SHYD212
FOOD MICROBIOLOGY SMCB311 E M 15 7 SMCB211
EPIDEMIOLOGY SMED311 G M 15 7 SMCB212
THIRD YEAR SEMESTER 2
HYDROLOGICAL MODELLING SHYD332 A M 15 7 SHYD211 SHYD212 SHYD311 SHYD321
WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT SHYD342 C M 15 7
ENVIRONMENTAL INFLUENCES ON MICRO- ORGANISMS & INDUSTRIAL MICROBIOLOGY SMCB312 E M 15 7 SMCB221
BIOTECHNOLOGY SMCB322 G M 15 7