MAT9800 – Complex Analysis
Schedule, syllabus and examination date
Changes in the course due to coronavirus
Autumn 2020 we plan for teaching and examinations to be conducted as described in the course description and on semester pages. However, changes may occur due to the corona situation. You will receive notifications about any changes at the semester page and/or in Canvas.
Spring 2020: Teaching and examinations was digitilized. See changes and common guidelines for exams at the MN faculty spring 2020.
Applications of the residue theorem, Montel´s theorem, Cauchy-estimates, solutions to d-bar, Runge´s theorem, Cousin I and II, Ahlfors-Schwarz-Pick Lemma, Riemann Mapping Theorem, Möbius transformations, hyperbolicity, metrics of negative curvature, Picard´s Theorem, Schottky´s Theorem, periodic functions in the plane, compact Riemann surfaces, some sheaf-theory and cohomology, divisors, meromorphic functions and Riemann-Roch.
The course gives an introduction to classical results in function theory of the complex plane, and an analytic approach to some basic notions in complex/algebraic geometry via compact Riemann surfaces.
Admission to the course
PhD candidates from the University of Oslo should apply for classes and register for examinations through Studentweb.
If a course has limited intake capacity, priority will be given to PhD candidates who follow an individual education plan where this particular course is included. Some national researchers’ schools may have specific rules for ranking applicants for courses with limited intake capacity.
PhD candidates who have been admitted to another higher education institution must apply for a position as a visiting student within a given deadline.
Recommended previous knowledge
- 10 credits overlap with MAT4800 – Complex Analysis.
- 4 credits overlap with MAT4310.
- 4 credits overlap with MA365.
- 4 credits overlap with MAT9310 – Complex analysis (discontinued).
- 4 credits overlap with MAT365.
4 hours of lectures/exercises per week throughout the semester.
The course may be taught in Norwegian if the lecturer and all students at the first lecture agree to it.
Upon the attendance of three or fewer students, the lecturer may, in conjunction with the Head of Teaching, change the course to self-study with supervision.
Final oral exam which counts 100 % towards the final grade.
This course has 1 mandatory assignment that must be approved before you can sit the final exam.
In addition, each PhD candidate is expected to give an oral presentation on a topic of relevance chosen in cooperation with the lecturer. The presentation has to be approved by the lecturer before you can sit the final exam.
It will also be counted as one of the three attempts to sit the exam for this course, if you sit the exam for one of the following courses: MAT4800 – Complex Analysis
Examination support material
No examination support material is allowed.
Language of examination
Courses taught in English will only offer the exam paper in English. You may write your examination paper in Norwegian, Swedish, Danish or English.
Grades are awarded on a pass/fail scale. Read more about the grading system.
Resit an examination
This course offers both postponed and resit of examination. Read more: