NMAA13029U Algebraic Topology 1.5: Cohomology (AlgTop 1.5)
MSc programme in mathematics
The course is a thorough introduction to homology and cohomology, with selected applications.
The core material of this course is based on chapter 2 and 3 of the textbook Algebraic Topology by Allen Hatcher.
- Knowledge: To display knowledge of the course topics and content, at the level of a beginning researcher.
- Skills: To be able to use the acquired knowledge to perform computations.
- Competencies: To be able to produce independent proofs in extension of the acquired knowledge.
- 7,5 ECTS
- Type of assessment
- Continuous assessmentWeekly homework counting 75 % towards the grade and the 2 hours final-in class problem set counting 25 % of the grade.
- Written aids allowed
- Marking scale
- 7-point grading scale
- Censorship form
- No external censorship
One internal examiner.
30 minutes oral exam with 30 minutes preparation time. All aids allowed during the preparation time, no aids allowed during the examination.
Criteria for exam assesment
The student must in a satisfactory way demonstrate that he/she has mastered the learning outcome of the course.
- Theory exercises