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Algebra (for teacher students)
(dt. Algebra (Lehramt))

Level, degree of commitment Advanced module, depends on importing study program
Forms of teaching and learning,
Lecture (4 SWS), recitation class (2 SWS),
270 hours (90 h attendance, 150 h preparation and follow-up inklusive Studienleistungen, 30 h Vorbereitung and Ablegen von Prüfungsleistungen)
Credit points,
formal requirements
9 CP
Course requirement(s): Successful completion of at least 50% of the weekly exercises. The coursework is a prerequisite for admission to the module examination.
Examination type: Written examination (90-120 min.)
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for the degree program LAaG Mathematics. In the event of failure, a total of 4 attempts are available for the examination.
Origin LAaG Mathematics
One semester,
Jedes zweite Semester
Person in charge of the module's outline Prof. Dr. Thomas Bauer, Prof. Dr. István Heckenberger, Prof. Dr. Sönke Rollenske, Prof. Dr. Volkmar Welker


Groups: Groups and group homomorphisms, subgroups, Lagrange's theorem, normal subgroups and factor groups, isomorphism theorems, cyclic groups, main theorem on finitely generated abelian groups, permutation groups and group actions.

rings: rings and ring homomorphisms, ideals and factor rings, polynomial rings, Euclidean rings, principal ideal domains, divisibility in integral domains, quotient fields, factorial rings, polynomial rings over factorial rings

Fields: fields and field extensions, algebraic and transcendental field extensions

Qualification Goals

Students know and use basic algebraic structures such as groups, rings and fields. They apply algebraic forms of representation and argumentation and understand axiomatic procedures.


None. The competences taught in the following modules are recommended: Analysis I, Analysis II, Linear Algebra incl. Foundations of Mathematics.


The module can be attended at FB12 in study program(s)

  • LAaG Mathematics

When studying LAaG Mathematics, this module must be completed in the study area Advanced Modules.

Recommended Reading

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Please note:

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