Topology 790

Module code WTW 790
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

General topology: Concepts such as convergence, compactness, connectedness, separation axioms and continuity are introduced in topological spaces. Their basic properties are treated. Important topologies like the product topology and the quotient topology are discussed.
Algebraic topology: Homotopy, the fundamental group, covering spaces, homotopy type.

Module credits 15.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites Real analysis on third-year level
Contact time 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Mathematics and Applied Mathematics
Period of presentation Semester 2

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