“IT WAS REALLY HELPFUL TO BE SURROUNDED BY OTHER STUDENTS IN SIMILAR POSITIONS TO MY OWN, I.E. PASSIONATE ABOUT MATHS, AND INTERESTED IN HAVING A MATHEMATICAL CAREER. THAT DOESN’T HAPPEN VERY OFTEN.”

Mabel Chen, RMIT University

Courses and Lecturers

The AMSI Summer School 2020 program enables students to take up to 2 intensive honours-level subjects during the four-week residential school; however, students can only nominate one course for credit/assessment (at the time of application).

AMSI and La Trobe University are pleased to offer the following eight subjects. Click on the topics below to find out more about the course overviews, pre-requisites, assessments, resources and pre-course quizzes.

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

Course Lecturer/s
Differential Geometry & Symmetry Dr Romina Arroyo & Dr Ramiro Lafuente, The University of Queensland
Geometric Group Theory Dr Alejandra Garrido Angulo, The University of Newcastle
Associate Professor Murray Elder, University of Technology, Sydney
Dr Lawrence Reeves, The University of Melbourne
Applied Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations Professor Philip Broadbridge & Dr Dimetre Triadis, La Trobe University
Dynamic Processes Spreading on Networks Dr Joel Miller, La Trobe University
Effective Teaching, Effective Learning in Quantitative Disciplines Associate Professor Katherine Seaton, La Trobe University
The Finite Element Method Dr Bishnu Lamichhane, The University of Newcastle
Random Fields: Mathematical Theory and Spatial Statistics Applications Associate Professor Andriy Olenko, La Trobe University
Markov Chains with Applications Professor Malwina Luczak, The University of Melbourne

Summer School Subjects for Credit

Did you know you could sit your Summer School topic for credit and have it count towards your degree?