About this course

Short description

This course is a continuation of the course MA2201/TMA4150 Algebra. The main topic is field extensions: basic properties, the connections with group theory, Galois groups. Some applications will be discussed, for example the insolvability of general 5th degree equations by radicals.


Petter Andreas Bergh
Office: room 840, Sentralbygg 2
Email: bergh(at)math.ntnu.no
Telephone: 73593409


P.B. Bhattacharya, S.K. Jain, S.R. Nagpaul
Basic Abstract Algebra
2nd edition
Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0-521-46629-6


  • 4 hours written final exam.
  • June 10, 2016, 09:00-13:00.
2016-01-11, Petter Andreas Bergh