Physical Geology

Nelson Mandela University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Physical Geology

  • Host University

    Nelson Mandela University

  • Location

    Port Elizabeth, South Africa

  • Area of Study

    Geology, Oceanography

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    7
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    0
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    0
  • Overview

    Syllabus

    PURPOSE
    To introduce the students to the physical processes that shape the earth.

    LEARNING OUTCOMES
    To understand the processes that shape the world and to be able to identify these in the field.

    CORE CONTENT

    • Mass movement.
    • Streams and floods.
    • Oceans and coasts.
    • Groundwater.
    • Deserts.
    • Glaciers.