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
  • Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (3), Pass with credit (4), Pass with distinction (5)
  • Established: 2009-03-12
  • Established by:
  • Revised: 2018-08-30
  • Revised by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
  • Applies from: week 24, 2019
  • Entry requirements: 120 credits and 30 credits in mathematics at advanced level.
    English language proficiency that corresponds to English studies at upper secondary (high school) level in Sweden ("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.


The content of the course differs from time to time.


Lectures and problem solving sessions.


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. 
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.