Syllabus for Selected Topics in Mathematics

Fördjupningskurs i matematik

  • 10 credits
  • Course code: 1MA267
  • Education cycle: Second cycle
  • Main field(s) of study and in-depth level: Mathematics A1F

    Explanation of codes

    The code indicates the education cycle and in-depth level of the course in relation to other courses within the same main field of study according to the requirements for general degrees:

    First cycle

    • G1N: has only upper-secondary level entry requirements
    • G1F: has less than 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    • G1E: contains specially designed degree project for Higher Education Diploma
    • G2F: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    • G2E: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements, contains degree project for Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science
    • GXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified

    Second cycle

    • A1N: has only first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    • A1F: has second-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    • A1E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (60 credits)
    • A2E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (120 credits)
    • AXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified

  • Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (3), Pass with credit (4), Pass with distinction (5)
  • Established: 2009-03-12
  • Established by:
  • Revised: 2021-02-18
  • Revised by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
  • Applies from: Autumn 2021
  • Entry requirements: 120 credits and 30 credits in mathematics at advanced level. Proficiency in English equivalent to the Swedish upper secondary course English 6.
  • Responsible department: Department of Mathematics

Learning outcomes

On completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • have acquired a profound insight into some delimited area of mathematics or some applied area of mathematics;
  • have been introduced to some area of current mathematical research and be able to independently acquire information about literature and problems in the area;
  • be able to prepare and hold a seminar presentation in some area of modern mathematical research.

Content

The content of the course differs from time to time.

Instruction

Lectures and problem solving sessions.

Assessment


Written assignments, oral presentation at a seminar.

If there are special reasons for doing so, an examiner may make an exception from the method of assessment indicated and allow a student to be assessed by another method. An example of special reasons might be a certificate regarding special pedagogical support from the disability coordinator of the university.

Reading list

The reading list is missing. For further information, please contact the responsible department.