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Representation Theory

Master's level | 7.5 credits | Course code: MMA201
Autumn 2019
50% Day
Period: 2 September 2019 - 3 November 2019
2 Closed GU-11763
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

Representation theory is about how groups and other algebraic structures can be realized in a concrete way as linear transformations. These methods are not only used in algebra, but also in analysis, geometry, number theory and mathematical physics. For example, representation theory is a basis of the standard model of particle physics. In the course, we will focus on representation theory for rings (module theory) and finite groups. We also introduce tensor algebra and exterior algebra, which are important in differential geometry and relativity theory.

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Requirements and Selection

Requirements: General entry requirements and the equivalent of 90 hec in mathematics including the course MMG500 Algebraic Structures.

Selection: All eligible applicants who have applied before the deadline will be granted a place.

Tuition Fee

Application fee: 900 SEK
Full course cost: 14 550 SEK
First payment: 14 550 SEK

EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees. More information on:

Study Guidance, tel: 031-772 3505


Department of Mathematical Sciences
41296 Göteborg

Visiting address: Chalmers Tvärgata 3

Phone: 0317721000

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