Postgraduate Course: Geometry & Topology 1 (MATH11104)
|School||School of Mathematics
||College||College of Science and Engineering
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||*Only Postgraduate Taught students on Mathematics Degree Programmes and Undergraduate MMath Year 5 students may take this course, and selection requires the approval of the Programme Director.*
This course covers several fundamental topics in Geometry & Topology, providing a solid and broad foundation to the subject and its interactions with algebra and analysis.
The course discusses the fundamental group and covering spaces, homology and studies differentiable manifolds.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| An introduction to the applications of algebra to topology via the fundamental group and covering spaces.
Thorough understanding of the applications of topology to the local and global geometry of manifolds.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Selection of this course requires the approval of the Programme Director.
|Course organiser||Prof Andrew Ranicki
Tel: (0131 6)50 5073
|Course secretary||Mrs Frances Reid
Tel: (0131 6)50 4883