MA8403 - Special Topics in Topology


Lessons are not given in the academic year 2023/2024

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Oral examination
Grade: Passed / Not Passed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Oral examination 100/100 D

Course content

The course covers advanced topics in topology that are not covered by the other courses. For instance: vector bundles, topological and/or algebraic K-theory, Morse theory, bordism theory, spectra and stable homotopy theory, homotopical and higher algebra.

Learning outcome

1. Knowledge. The student can give the definitions of the key concepts, state and prove the main theorems, and work out key examples from the topic covered in the course. 2. Skills. The student is ready to conduct research in topology and to apply ideas from topology in other areas of mathematics and beyond.

Learning methods and activities

The learning methods and activities depend on the lecturer. The course may be taught in English. If not enough students register for the course, it will be given as a reading course.

Course materials

Given at beginning of course.

More on the course

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Doctoral degree level



Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Topology
  • Topology and Geometry
Contact information

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Mathematical Sciences


Examination arrangement: Oral examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Oral examination 100/100 D
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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