This course is discontinued

Schedule, syllabus and examination date

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Course content

An introduction to first order logic including proofs of the completeness and incompleteness theorems.

Learning outcome

An understanding of the interplay between language, semantics and theory in formail logical systems. An understanding of one mathematical model of computability.


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Recommended previous knowledge

MAT1030 – Discrete mathematics (discontinued) and HUMIT1750 – Logikk og beregninger (discontinued). A general competence in mathematics (approx. 40 credits) can compensate for the absence of these subjects.

Overlapping courses

10 credits with MAT3600 – Mathematical logic (discontinued) and 10 credits with MA 250.

*The information about overlaps is not complete. Contact the department for more information if necessary.


Taught for the first time autumn 2004. 4 hours of lectures/exercises per week.


One compulsory assignment has to be handed in and approved. Final mark based on written examination at the end of the semester. Letter grading (A-F).

Rules for compulsory assignments at the Department of Mathematics (norwegian only).

Permitted aids at the exam: None.

Language of examination

Subjects taught in English will only offer the exam paper in English.

You may write your examination paper in Norwegian, Swedish, Danish or English.

Explanations and appeals

Resit an examination

Students who due to illness or other valid reason of absence were unable to sit for their final exams may apply for participation in deferred examinations. Deferred examinations are arranged either later in the same semester or early in the semester following the exam in question. Documentation of valid reasons for absence from the regular exam must be submitted upon application to participate in deferred examinations.

Students who have failed an exam, who withdraw during an exam, and students who wish to retake an exam to achieve a better grade may not participate in deferred exams, but may retake the exam when it is regularly scheduled.

Information about deferred and new examination (also called repeat examination) is found here

More information about examination at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences can be found here

Facts about this course




Every autumn

This version of the course will be held for the last time Autumn 2007. MAT-INF3600 – Mathematical Logic will still be held.


Every autumn

Teaching language

Norwegian (English on request)