Master in Sciences, mention in Computer Science


Grado académico

Master in Sciences, mention in Computer Science

Área del conocimiento

Ciencias Naturales y Matemáticas

Facultad o Instituto

Facultad de Ciencias Físicas y Matemáticas

N° de Decreto



This program was accredited by National Committee on Accreditation for a period of 4 years, starting from April, 2012.


Prof. Pablo Barceló

This Master provides students a solid training in the theoretical and applied fields of Computer Science, and also the opportunity to take part in research projects to become in experts in technology transference, research and teaching; experts that are strongly required in Chile and abroad.

The areas covered by the Master are: Data Base and Information Systems, Applied Cryptography, Designing Algorithms and Data Structure, Education Computing, Software Engineering, Web Research; Programming Languages, Theoretical Computer Science and Logic, Geometric Modeling, Information Retrieval, Networks, Distributed Systems and Parallelism, Computer Security, Collaborative Systems, Triangulations, Algorithms, Visualizations and Interdisciplinary Applications.

At the end of the Master, graduates are highly able to identify, analyze and solve computing problems of any institution.


Students wishing to apply for Master programs offered by the Faculty of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, University of Chile must have a bachelor or a professional degree in a similar area, granted by a national or international university certifying a solid background in the specific area of the Master program. The Academic Committee of the program will review each application taking into account all the required background.

Applicants have to submit all their educational records at the moment of applying. Some of them are:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Application Form
  • Transcript of records of the previous courses and their programs in case they come from other national or international universities.
  • Bachelor's or professional diploma
  • A letter of intention, and at least two letters of recommendation.