Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

To introduce representation theory of finite groups in a hands-on fashion.

Principal learning outcomes

To enable students to: understand matrix and linear representations of groups and their associated modules; compute representations and character tables of groups, and; know the statements and understand the proofs of theorems about groups and representations covered in this module.

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Other essential notes

Prerequisites: The Group theory and linear algebra taught in core modules.

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
15 CATS (Module code: MA3E1-15)
D (Assessed/examined work) Assessed Course Work 15%
Examination - Main Summer Exam Period (weeks 4-9) 85%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:



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