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Module GALOIS THEORY

Module code: MT442P
Credits: 5
Semester: 2
Department: MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
International: Yes
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Module Objective:
To introduce students to Galois Theory.

The impossibility proofs: squaring the circle, duplicating the cube, trisecting an angle.
Automorphisms of fields, Frobenius map. Finite, algebraic, separable and normal extensions. The fundamental theorem of Galois theory. Applications, including solvability by radicals.

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