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Postgraduate course

Discrete Mathematics

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. Autumn 2020 written exams will be arranged either at home or on campus. Please see course information on MittUiB.

  • Type of assessment: Written examination

    10.12.2020, 09:00
    5 hours
    Withdrawal deadline
    Examination system
    Digital exam