Catchment Studies

University of the Western Cape

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Catchment Studies

  • Host University

    University of the Western Cape

  • Location

    Cape Town, South Africa

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

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

    Main Outcomes

    At the end of this module students will be able to:identify and explain the key factors shaping the surface of the land (weathering, mass wasting)demonstrate an understanding of the importance of fluid agents in the process of denudation(how running water erodes, transports and deposits sediment)demonstrate their knowledge of topical issues in the study of geomorphology

    Main Content

    weathering and mass wasting fluvial processes and landforms
    topical issues: rock art, gravestone weathering, landforms as tourism attractions

Course Disclaimer

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.


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