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Postgraduate course

Algebraic Topology

  • ECTS credits10
  • Teaching semesterSpring, Autumn
  • Course codeMAT244
  • Number of semesters1
  • LanguageNorwegian (English if exchange students attend the seminars)
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Teaching semester


Objectives and Content

The course is an introduction to algebraic topology, including homotopy and homology.

Learning Outcomes

The goal of the course is to give the students insight into basic ideas and methods of algebraic topology.

Required Previous Knowledge

The following qualifications are recommended: Approximately 70 ECTS in mathematics, including courses in real analysis, algebra and topology.

Recommended Previous Knowledge

MAT220, MAT242

Credit Reduction due to Course Overlap

MAT341: 10 ECTS

Compulsory Assignments and Attendance


Forms of Assessment

Oral examination

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