MATE5396 Cryptography I 5 ECTS
Organised by
Person in charge
Matematiikan ja tilastotieteen laitos
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2016–2017 X
2017–2018 X
Preceding studies
either MATE5060 Basics of Algebra I and MATE5123 Number theory or MATE5089 Foundations of Cryptography

Learning outcomes

to provide the basic knowledge of cryptography needed in the modern digital world


classical cryptosystems (e.g. Hill's cipher), public key cryptosystems (e.g. RSA, ElGamal), cryptographic hash functions, digital signatures

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 28 h 0 h
Exercises 12 h 0 h

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Exercises Exercise(s)
  • In Finnish
Written exam
  • In Finnish


Numeric 0-5.

Study materials

lecture notes

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Department of Future Technologies
Department of Future Technologies

Open enrolments

Dec 1, 2017 - Jan 14, 2018
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
DP in Mathematics and Statistics
DP in Mathematics
DP in Statistics
MDP in Information Security and Cryptography
Finnish Study Modules