Course syllabus

Fördjupningskurs i valt område av matematiken
Advanced Course in a Selected Area of Mathematics

FMAN90, 7,5 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2020/21
Decided by: PLED F/Pi
Date of Decision: 2020-04-01

General Information

Elective for: D4, F4, Pi4
Language of instruction: The course will be given in English on demand


The aim of the course is to give the engineering student who is interested in mathematics the opportunity to extend his or her knowledge into a branch of mathematics relevant for applications or modern research.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must


Varies, depending on the subject. The theme for the course during the spring semester year N, and information about required prior knowledge, will be published on the course web page in  March year N-1.

Examples of  possible themes are Advanced Complex Analysis (continuation of the course  Analytic functions), Geometry and computer algebra, Integral equations, Spectral theory and Graph theory.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH - (U,3,4,5) - (Fail, Three, Four, Five)
Assessment: Written and/or oral examination as decided by the examiner. Assignments may occur. Information about this will be available when the students at LTH must decide whether to take the course.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.


Assumed prior knowledge: Varies, depending on the subject.
The number of participants is limited to: No
The course might be cancelled: If the number of applicants is less than 5.

Reading list

Contact and other information

Director of studies: Anders Holst,
Course administrator: Studerandeexpeditionen,
Course homepage: