- Code MATH6216
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Mathematical Sciences Institute
- ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
- Course subject Mathematics
This course has been adjusted for remote participation in Sem 2 2021, however students are encouraged to attend on-campus activities if possible.
This course introduces students to key concepts and techniques in advanced algebra. Topics will be taken from contemporary research areas in Algebra.
Possible topics include:
Algebraic number theory, Analytic number theory, Algebraic geometry and scheme theory, Sheaf theory, Derived and Triangulated categories, Algebraic curves and Riemann surfaces
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
1. Explain the fundamental concepts of advanced algebra and their role in modern mathematics and applied contexts
2. Demonstrate accurate and efficient use of advanced algebraic techniques
3. Demonstrate capacity for mathematical reasoning through analyzing, proving and explaining concepts from advanced algebra
4. Apply problem-solving using advanced algebraic techniques applied to diverse situations in physics, engineering and other mathematical
Other InformationThis course introduces students to key concepts and techniques in advanced algebra.
Assessment will be based on:
- Assignment 1 (20%; LO 1-4)
- Assignment 2 (20%; LO 1-4)
- Assignment 3 (20%; LO 1-4)
- Take home exam (40%; LO 1-4)
Graduate students attend joint classes with undergraduates but will be assessed differently.
Graduate students will be required to do one or two additional or different questions in each assignment and in the take home exam, making up a difference of at least 15% in the assessment.
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WorkloadThree lectures per week, workshops by arrangement.
Requisite and Incompatibility
You will need to contact the Mathematical Sciences Institute to request a permission code to enrol in this course.
Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.
Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
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- 6 units
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