Syllabus for Selected Topics in Mathematics

Fördjupningskurs i matematik

A revised version of the syllabus is available.

  • 5 credits
  • Course code: 1MA045
  • 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: 2007-03-15
  • Established by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
  • Applies from: Autumn 2007
  • Entry requirements: BSc, 30 credit points Mathematics at advanced level
  • Responsible department: Department of Mathematics

Learning outcomes

After completion of the course the student should

  • 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 and, possibly, oral examination at the end of the course. Moreover, compulsory assignments may be given during the course. Presentation of a given subject at a seminar.

  • Reading list

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