**Requirements/prerequisites:**

**Duration:** Hilary term, 11 weeks

**Number of lectures per week:** 3 lectures including tutorials per week

**Assessment:**

**End-of-year Examination:**
This module will be examined jointly with MA3411
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)
Commutative Algebra, starting with basics
of commutative rings, modules, Noetherian modules, Hilbert's Basis
Theorem,
etc. Algebraic number theory, covering
algebraic integers, and basic properties of the ring of integers in an
algebraic number field, norms.

Refer to
`http://www.maths.tcd.ie/pub/official/Courses07-08/311.html` as a
partial guide.

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