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802355A Algebraic Structures, 5 ECTS cr 
Code 802355A  Validity 01.08.2010 -
Name Algebraic Structures  Abbreviation Algebraic Struc 
Scope5 ECTS cr   
Type Intermediate Studies Discipline3250 Mathematics 
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
Unit Field of Mathematics 

Kari Myllylä 

ECTS Credits 

5 ECTS credits

Language of instruction 



Second year, 1. period

Learning outcomes 

After completing the course, student is able to:

  • derive and proof main results in the course
  • use and apply different proof techniques
  • recognize algebraic structures and the concepts
  • see connections and differences between different algebraic structures



The course introduces algebraic structures, such as rings, subrings, ideals, integral domains, fields and finite fields. The course gives an understanding of algebraic terms and concepts used in mathematics and physics.

Mode of delivery 

Face-to-face teaching

Learning activities and teaching methods 

28 h lectures, 14 h exercises

Target group 

Major students

Prerequisites and co-requisites 

802354A Basics in Algebra

Recommended optional programme components 


Recommended or required reading 

Lecture notes

Assessment methods and criteria 

Final exam


1-5, fail

Person responsible 

Kari Myllylä

Working life cooperation 



Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
Registration Algebraic Structures  Course  Kari Myllylä  01.09.21 -15.10.21

Future examinations
Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
registration period has ended Algebraic Structures  General exam  Kari Myllylä 
04.08.21wed 16.00-19.00
Registration Algebraic Structures exam  Exam  Kari Myllylä  17.12.21
registration period has not begun Algebraic Structures exam  Exam  Kari Myllylä  13.01.22