The objective of the MSc in Astrophysics is to train researchers to a level where they can either undertake a doctorate or provide high-level support to astronomical research, teaching or dissemination in the astronomical area.
Benefits of studying at the Institute of Astrophysics at PUC-Chile:
Application Dates: From August 1 to August 31, 2023, to start studies in March 2024.
|Total semester credits
|Physical processes in astrophysics
|Research Work A
|Frontiers of astrophysics A
|Master's Thesis Project
|Frontiers of astrophysics B
|Master's Thesis I
|Frontiers of astrophysics C
|Master's Thesis II
Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in Astronomy or Physics (or related areas), full-time dedication, and good command of the English and/or Spanish language. Previous research experience, while not a requirement, is considered positive.
All the application documents (with the exception of the reference letters) must be sent through our application form. Shortlisted applicants will be scheduled for interviews. All questions should be directed to email@example.com
From this background, the Postgraduate Committee will prepare a candidate ranking based on the following scale:
Cover Letter: 10%
Academic background: 20%
Reference letters: 25%
Curriculum Vitae: 15%
Those selected who accept our offer will be contacted to initiate procedures related to health insurance (FONASA, ISAPRE or other), visa for foreign students, etc.
The Institute of Astrophysics and the PUC are committed to offering equal opportunities and diversity in their working community, including religious freedom. Minority applications are especially welcome.
Application date: From August 1 to August 30, 2023, to start studies in March 2024.
There are a limited number of scholarships for the duration of the program. These scholarships include a stipend for living expenses and a 90% reduction of the tuition fee.