HYDROLOGY AND PHYSICS

FACULTY FACULTY OF SCIENCE AND AGRICULTURE
DEPARTMENTS: HYDROLOGY AND PHYSICS & ENGINEERING
DEGREE(DESIGNATOR) BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
QUALIFIER
MAJORS HYDROLOGY PHYSICS
ABBREVIATION BSC
QUALIFICATION CODE (SAQF)
UNIZULU CODE SBSC31
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

 

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
CALCULUS I SMTH111 F C 15 5
CLASSICAL MECHANICS & PROPERTIES OF MATTER SPHY111 A M 15 5 SMTH111(SLMH111)
ELEMENTARY STATISTICS FOR SCIENCE STUDENTS SSTT111 E C 15 5 SMTH111(SLMH111)
FIRST YEAR SEMESTER 2
INTRO TO GEOLOGY SHYD112 D M 15 6
CALCULUS II SMTH112 F C 15 6 SMTH111(SLMH111)
ELECTROMAGNETISM, NUCLEAR & MODERN PHYSICS SPHY112 A M 15 6 SPHY111(SLPH111) SMTH112(SLMH112)
 

STATISTICS FOR SCIENCE STUDENTS

 

SSTT112 E

 

C

 

15

 

6

SMTH111(SLMH111) SMTH112(SLMH112) SSTT111
SECOND YEAR SEMESTER 1
INTRO TO SURFACE WATER HYDROLOGY SHYD211 F M 15 6 SGES111
 

 

 

MECHANICS SPECIAL RELATIVITY & PROPERTIES OF MATTER

 

 

 

SPHY211 C

 

 

 

M

 

 

 

15

 

 

 

6

SPHY111(SLPH111) (SPHY121 60%)

(SLPH121 60%) SPHY112(SLPH112) (SPHY122 60%)

(SLPH122 60%) SMTH111(SLMH111) SMTH112(SLMH112)

ADVANCED CALCULUS SMTH221 H C 15 6 SMTH111(SLMH111) SMTH112(SLMH112)
GLOBAL LANDFORMS & CARTOGRAPHY SGES211 B C 15 6 SGES111
SECOND YEAR 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
 

 

 

MODERN PHYSICS, PHOTONICS & WAVES

 

 

 

SPHY212 C

 

 

 

M

 

 

 

15

 

 

 

6

SPHY111(SLPH111) (SPHY121 60%)

(SLPH121 60%) SPHY112(SLPH112) (SPHY122 60%)

(SLPH122 60%) SMTH111(SLMH111) SMTH112(SLMH112)

ELECTROMAGNETISM SPHY222 A M 15 6 SPHY111(SLPH111) (SPHY121 60%)

(SLPH121 60%) SPHY112(SLPH112) (SPHY122 60%)

(SLPH122 60%) SMTH111(SLMH111) SMTH112(SLMH112)

THIRD YEAR SEMESTER 1
SURFACE WATER HYDROLOGY SHYD311 A M 15 7 SHYD211 SSTT111(SSTT122)
GROUNDWATER HYDROLOGY SHYD321 C M 15 7 SHYD212
QUANTUM AND STATISTICAL PHYSICS SPHY311 H M 15 7 SPHY212
ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS AND DEVICES SPHY321 F M 15 7 SPHY211 SPHY212 SPHY222
THIRD YEAR SEMESTER 2
HYDROLOGICAL MODELLING SHYD332 A M 15 7 SHYD211 SHYD212 SHYD311 SHYD321
WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT SHYD342 C M 15 7
NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND APPLICATIONS SPHY312 H M 15 7 SPHY211 SPHY212
SOLID STATE PHYSICS & MATERIAL SCIENCE SPHY322 F M 15 7 SPHY211 SPHY212