Algebraic Topology

Martin Frankland (University of Regina)

Jan 6, 2025 — Apr 11, 2025

About the course

The course is a first semester of algebraic topology. Broadly speaking, algebraic topology studies spaces and shapes by assigning algebraic invariants to them. Topics will include the fundamental group, covering spaces, CW complexes, homology (simplicial, singular, cellular), cohomology, and some applications.


This course is available for registration under the Western Dean's Agreement. To register, you must obtain the approval of the course instructor and you must complete the Western Dean's agreement form , using the details below. The completed form should be signed by your home institution department and school of graduate studies, then returned to the host institution of the course.

Enrollment Details

Course Name
Algebraic Topology
Jan 6, 2025 — Apr 11, 2025
Course Number
MATH 842
Section Number
Section 001
Section Code
CRN: 12237


For help with completing the Western Dean’s agreement form, please contact the graduate student program coordinator at your institution. For more information about the agreement, please see the Western Dean's Agreement website

Other Course Details

Remote Access

The class will be in a hybrid format hosted in a classroom equipped with hyflex technology.

Lecture notes will be projected on the screen, shared simultaneously on Zoom, and posted afterwards on the course website.