Algebra - Mathematics - master

Algebra is the study of certain mathematical objects and structures of an algebraic or discrete nature. Algebra is an important part of mathematics whose methods and results can be used in such scientific fields as computer science, physics, statistics and other branches of mathematics. Master's thesis are offered in the fields of cryptography/coding theory, algebraic number theory, analysis of algorithms and homological algebra.

Three of six courses in the program will be courses in algebra at 3000-level.

Other relevant elective courses are MAT-3302 Elliptic curves, MAT-3810 Special syllabus and other courses in mathematics, statistics or computer science at the 2000- or 3000-level.

Contact (person and/or unit) Trygve Johansen
Telephone +47 77 64 40 31
Programme duration 2 Years
Application deadline International applicants: 1 December
Nordic applicants: 15 April
Nokut certification Yes
Formal prerequisites Admission to the Master's programme in Mathematics requires a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics or another degree following a program of study of at least three years, or similar education approved in accordance with the Norwegian Universities Act section 3-4. In addition, specialization in Mathematics of the equivalent of not less than 80 ECTS credits is required. An average mark of C or better is required in the Bachelor's degree or similar basis of admission.

For more information admission requirements, please see the programme website
Tuition No tuition fee
Subject area Mathematics/Informatics
Degree level Master
City Tromsø
Credits 120 ECTS
Language of teaching English