Duration: Michaelmas term, 11 weeks
Number of lectures per week: 3 lectures including tutorials per week
End-of-year Examination: This module will be examined jointly with MA3412 in a 3-hour examination in Trinity term, except that those taking just one of the two modules will have a 2 hour examination.
Description: (Preliminary) Galois Theory, incorporating relevant bits of group theory, in particular, solvable groups, and Cauchy's Theorem that a group whose order is divisible by a prime contains an element whose order is that prime.
Refer to http://www.maths.tcd.ie/pub/official/Courses07-08/311.html
May 1, 2009