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Number Theory - MAT00023H

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  • Department: Mathematics
  • Module co-ordinator: Prof. Sanju Velani
  • Credit value: 10 credits
  • Credit level: H
  • Academic year of delivery: 2017-18

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Autumn Term 2017-18

Module aims

To introduce a wide range of problems and methods from analytic number theory, Diophantine equations and Diophantine approximation

Module learning outcomes

At the end of the module you should be able to:

understand and appreciate a variety of methods and results in the subject.

be able to tackle a variety of problems competently.


Task Length % of module mark
University - closed examination
Number Theory
2 hours 100

Special assessment rules



Task Length % of module mark
University - closed examination
Number Theory
2 hours 100

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Indicative reading

G H Hardy and E M Wright: An Introduction to the Theory of Numbers, Oxford University Press (S 2.81 HAR).

D M Burton: Elementary Number Theory WCB/McGraw-Hill (S2.81 BUR)

H E Rose: A course in Number Theory, Oxford University Press.

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