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Master in Astronomy
Faculty of Sciences - Department of Physics


To train high level researchers who make scientific use of the existing infrastructure for astronomy in Chile. The graduate program in Astronomy will train qualified graduates to carry out relevant research in the area of ​​astrophysics and fully qualified to continue their studies at the Doctorate level.


Compulsory Courses

  • Observational Astronomy (AO) 6 Semester I (P) or II (O)
  • Radioactive Processes in Astrophysics (PRA) 6 Semester I (P) or II (O)
  • Star Astrophysics (AE) 6 Semester I (P) or II (O)
  • Extra-galactic astronomy (AEX) 6 Semester I (P) or II (O)

Specialty Courses (choose two from the list below)

  • Galactic Dynamics 6 Semiannual
  • Interstellar Medium and Star Formation 6 Semiannual
  • Galactic Structure 6 Semiannual
  • Large Scale Structure of the Universe and Cosmology 6 Semiannual
  • Binary Stars 6 Semiannual
  • Radio astronomy 6 Semiannual


Duration: Four semesters equivalent to two years.

Program Director: Rodolfo Barbá Suarez

Phone: : 51 2 204547

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Website: http://astro.userena.cl/postgrado.php

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