“I enjoyed the opportunity to study a course that is not available at my university and learn from specialist lecturers. It has helped to broaden my knowledge and gain exposure to as many different areas of mathematics as possible.”

Rachel Zhang, Australian National University

Courses and Lecturers

The AMSI Summer School 2021 program enables students to take up to two intensive honours-level subjects during the four-week virtual school; however, you can only nominate one for credit/assessment (at the time of application).

AMSI and The University of Adelaide are pleased to offer the following eight subjects. Click on the topics below to find out more about the subject overviews, prerequisites, assessment and resources.

All Summer School subjects have prerequisites that students should consult before applying. Click on the quizzes below to find out a bit more about the level of foundational knowledge required to participate.

Please note: When choosing subjects, please consult the timetable to see which combinations are possible. Join our mailing list and be the first to know when the timetable is released.

Key Dates

Summer School 2021 Program Commences
Summer School 2021 Program Concludes
Summer School 2021 Examinations (conducted at home)
Subject Lecturer/s Quiz
Practical Asymptotics Dr Michael Chen, The University of Adelaide Take Quiz
Stochastic Modelling Dr Giang Nguyen, The University of Adelaide Take Quiz
Algebraic Topology: First Steps in Cohomology Dr David Roberts, The University of Adelaide Take Quiz
Permutation Groups Professor Michael Giudici, The University of Western Australia Take Quiz
Multivariate Statistical Analysis
(Sponsored by the Statistical Society of Australia)
Dr Sharon Lee, The University of Adelaide Take Quiz
Mathematical Modelling of Infectious Diseases Associate Professor Roslyn Hickson, CSIRO and James Cook University Take Quiz
The Mathematical Engineering of Deep Learning Associate Professor Yoni Nazarathy, The University of Queensland
Professor Benoit Liquet, Macquarie University and UPPA, France
Dr Sarat Moka, The University of Queensland
Take Quiz
Introduction to String Theory
Dr Johanna Knapp, The University of Melbourne Take Quiz

Summer School for Credit

Did you know you could take a Summer School subject for credit and have it count towards your degree?