20 Credits ACADEMIC YEAR



Aims/Description: This module is lectured with the undergraduate modules MAS336 Differential Geometry and MAS441 Optics and Symplectic Geometry. The aim is to introduce the students to the theory of differential geometry, of crucial importance in modern mathematical physics, and to give some applications involving optics and symplectic geometry.

Staff Contact: Dr A F Jarvis
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam

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