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MATE5341 Foundations of Cryptography 5 ECTS
Organised by
Person in charge
Matematiikan ja tilastotieteen laitos, Petri Rosendahl (2016)
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2016–2017 X
2017–2018 X
Preceding studies
mathematics of bachelor level

Learning outcomes

to provide the mathematical background for the cryptography courses


basic number theory (e.g. solving linear congruences, Chinese remainder theorem), algebra (e.g. group theory), and complexity theory needed in cryptography

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 English
Written exam
  • In English
Participation in classroom work
  • In English


Numeric 0-5.

Study materials

lecture notes

Further information

This course is not suitable for mathematics majors.

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Department of Future Technologies
Department of Future Technologies
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
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