Introduction to Algebraic Geometry
This is a course about the basics concepts of algebraic geometry
dealing with affine and projective varieties, co-ordinate rings,
morphisms, rational maps and elliptic curves.
(Updated on 11 May, 2017)
Comments and corrections are welcome.
The solutions to all problem sheets are now available in blackboard.
The four most recent examination papers as well the solutions to and the generic feedback on the 2016 examination are available in
What is examinable?
The solutions of the coursework assignment and generic feedback are available in blackboard.
The total coursework mark (out of 20) can be calculated by the formula
min(0.4*(test mark+coursework assignment mark)+(bonus mark for the cloverleaf problem),20).
Handouts and related material
Feedback tutorials provide an opportunity for your work to be
discussed and to provide formative feedback on your understanding.
You will also get individual feedback on the coursework
and the in-class test. You
can always hand in your solution to any of the questions on the problem
sheets or past examinations papers and I will give you feedback on your work.
Animations and videos
The course also has its own dedicated
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