autumn 2018

MAT-3300 Algebra 2 - 10 ECTS

Sist endret: 29.01.2019

The course is provided by

Faculty of Science and Technology


Tromsø |

Application deadline

Applicants from Nordic countries: 1 June for the autumn semester and 1 December for the spring semester. Applicants from outside the Nordic countries: 1 October for the spring semester and 15 April for the autumn semester.

Type of course

The course is included in the study program Mathematics - master. It may also be taken independent of study program upon approval of the Department of mathematics and statistics.

Admission requirements

Bachelor of science degree in mathematics or equal. Recommended prerequsites is MAT-2300 Algebra 1. Application code is 9371.

Course content

This course is appropriate for masters students in pure mathematics. Covers group theory, commutative rings and modules and field theory.

Recommended prerequisites

MAT-2300 Algebra 1

Objectives of the course

The candidate shall:
  • obtain solid knowledge in selected topics in theory of groups, commutative rings, modules, and field theory, going beyond the material covered in Algebra 1.
  • be able to demonstrate understanding and how the mentioned concepts and topics interact.
  • be able to solve concrete problems in group, ring, and field theory.

Language of instruction

The language of instruction and the syllabus is English. Examination questions will be given in English, but may be answered either in English or a Scandinavian language.

Teaching methods

Lectures: 40 h
Coursework: 30 h


One oral exam counting 100%.

Assessment scale: Letter grades A-F.

Coursework requirements
A passing grade is required on the mandatory homework sets for permission to take the exam.


Course overlap

MA-330 Algebra II 10 stp

Recommended reading/syllabus

Curriculum for MAT-3300 Algebra 2, autumn 2018
UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Textbook: David S. Dummit, Richard M. Foote, "Abstract Algebra", 3rd ed.

Kurset begynner med gjentakelsen fra kapittel 9 som skal være kjent fra det foregående kurset Algebra 1.

Etterpå omfatter programmet det meste av materialet fra kapitlene 10-14 med mulige tillegg fra kapittel 15 og begynnelse av kapittel 17.


Kruglikov, Boris

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