GGY 156 Aspects of human geography 156 Module Description This module begins by

Ggy 156 aspects of human geography 156 module

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GGY 156 Aspects of human geography 156 Module Description: This module begins by fostering an understanding of human geography. Then follows with the political ordering of space; cultural diversity as well as ethnic geography globally and locally; population geography of the world and South Africa: and four economic levels of development. The purpose is to place South Africa in a world setting and to understand the future of the country. Credits 8.00 Service modules Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology Faculty of Education Faculty of Humanities Faculty of Health Sciences Prerequisites No prerequisites. Contact Time 1 tutorial per week, 3 lectures per week Language of tuition Module is presented in English Academic Organisation Geography, Geoinf + Meteor Period of presentation Quarter 2 GGY 166 Southern African geomorphology 166 Module Description: Investigating southern African landscapes and placing them in a theoretical and global context. The geomorphological evolution of southern Africa. Introduction to the concepts of Geomorphology and its relationships with other physical sciences (e.g. meteorology, climatology, geology, hydrology and
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University of Pretoria 2017; ; 18:58:24 12/04/2017; Page 12 of 39 biology). The processes and controls of landform and landscape evolution. Tutorial exercises cover basic techniques of geomorphological analysis, and topical issues in Geomorphology. Credits 8.00 Service modules Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology Faculty of Education Faculty of Humanities Faculty of Health Sciences Prerequisites No prerequisites. Contact Time 4 lectures per week Language of tuition Module is presented in English Academic Organisation Geography, Geoinf + Meteor Period of presentation Quarter 3 GTS 161 Introductory genetics 161 Module Description: Chromosomes and cell division. Principles of Mendelian inheritance: locus and alleles, dominance interactions and epistasis. Probability studies. Sex determination and sex linked traits. Pedigree analysis. Extranuclear inheritance. Genetic linkage and chromosome mapping. Chromosome variation. Credits 8.00 Service modules Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology Faculty of Education Faculty of Veterinary Science Prerequisites MLB 111 GS Contact Time fortnightly practicals, 2 lectures per week Language of tuition Separate classes for Afrikaans and English Academic Organisation Genetics Period of presentation Semester 2 MBY 161 Introduction to microbiology 161 Module Description: The module will introduce the student to the field of Microbiology. Basic Microbiological aspects that will be covered include introduction into the diversity of the microbial world (bacteria, archaea, eukaryotic microorganisms and viruses), basic principles of cell structure and function, microbial nutrition and microbial growth and growth control. Applications in Microbiology will be illustrated by specific
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University of Pretoria 2017; ; 18:58:24 12/04/2017; Page 13 of 39 examples i.e. bioremediation, animal-microbial symbiosis, plant-microbial symbiosis and the use of
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