Advanced Algebraic Topology MATHS5001
Academic Session: 2012-13
School: School of Mathematics and Statistics
Level: Level 5 (SCQF level 11)
Typically Offered: Semester 2
Available to Visiting Students: Yes
To Develop a good understanding of basic methods in modern algebraic topology with a focus on homotopy theory.
Requirements of Entry
However some knowledge of definitions and basic properties from Level 3 and 4 Algebraic
Topology/Geometry and Topology (topological spaces, connected components, fundamental group, homotopy of maps/homotopy equivalence) and basic knowledge of group theory (groups, subgroups, exact sequences) would be an advantage.
Main Assessment In: April/May