Postgraduate course

Discrete Mathematics

  • ECTS credits10
  • Teaching semesterAutumn
  • Course codeMAT221
  • Number of semesters1
  • LanguageNorwegian
  • Resources

Teaching semester


Objectives and Content

The subject gives an introduction to combinatorial structures on finite sets. One part consists of counting theory, binomial coefficients, recursion formulas and generating functions. The other part consists of graph theory, paths and circuits, trees, planarity, and colouring.

Learning Outcomes

To provide the students with basic knowledge of graph theory and counting theory. The subject is useful for further studies in mathematics and informatics.

Recommended Previous Knowledge


Compulsory Assignments and Attendance


Forms of Assessment

Written examination: 5 hours

Examination support materials: Non- programmable calculator, according to model listed in faculty regulations

Grading Scale

The grading scale used is A to F. Grade A is the highest passing grade in the grading scale, grade F is a fail.

Exam information

  • For written exams, please note that the start time may change from 09:00 to 15:00 or vice versa until 14 days prior to the exam. The exam location will be published 14 days prior to the exam. Candidates must check their room allocation on Studentweb 3 days prior to the exam.

  • Type of assessment: Written examination

    12.02.2020, 09:00
    5 hours
    Withdrawal deadline