Algebra 2 (Kommutative Algebra)
This module handbook serves to describe contents, learning outcome, methods and examination type as well as linking to current dates for courses and module examination in the respective sections.
Module version of WS 2021/2 (current)
There are historic module descriptions of this module. A module description is valid until replaced by a newer one.
Whether the module’s courses are offered during a specific semester is listed in the section Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature below.
|available module versions|
|WS 2021/2||WS 2020/1||SS 2020||SS 2019||SS 2012|
MA5120 is a semester module in English language at Master’s level which is offered in winter semester.
This Module is included in the following catalogues within the study programs in physics.
- Catalogue of non-physics elective courses
|Total workload||Contact hours||Credits (ECTS)|
|270 h||90 h||9 CP|
Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions
- Tensor products
- Affine algebraic varieties
- Finiteness conditions, dimension theory
Bachelor 2019: MA0004 Linear Algebra 1, MA0005 Linear Algebra 2 and Discrete Structures, MA2010 Algebra
Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature
Courses and Schedule
|VO||4||Algebra 2 [MA5120]||Gounelas, F.||
Tue, 10:15–11:45, MI 00.09.022
Wed, 14:15–15:45, MI HS2
and singular or moved dates
|UE||2||Exercises for Algebra 2 [MA5120]||Gounelas, F. Mundelius, D.||dates in groups||
Learning and Teaching Methods
The module is offered as lectures with accompanying practice sessions. In the lectures, the contents will be presented in a talk with demonstrative examples, as well as through discussion with the students. The lectures should motivate the students to carry out their own analysis of the themes presented and to independently study the relevant literature. Corresponding to each lecture, practice sessions will be offered, in which exercise sheets and solutions will be available. In this way, students can deepen their understanding of the methods and concepts taught in the lectures and independently check their progress. At the beginning of the module, the practice sessions will be offered under guidance, but during the term the sessions will become more independent, and intensify learning individually as well as in small groups.
Eisenbud: Commutative algebra. With a view toward algebraic geometry. Graduate Texts in Mathematics, 150. Springer-Verlag, New York.
Description of exams and course work
The exam may be repeated at the end of the semester.