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Master of Science in Physics
Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of La Serena

General objectives:

1 Develop in the graduates a solid formation in the fundamental areas of Physics.

2 Develop in the graduates a specialized training in some of the lines of research, which are:

  • Particle Physics
  • Cosmology and Gravitation
  • Complex Systems
  • Condensed Matter

3 Promote the development of Physical Sciences in the Macro North Zone of the Country.

Specific objectives:

1 Train graduates with a high level of knowledge that enables them to carry out teaching, research and dissemination in their specialty.

2 Strengthen the research lines defined in the program, with the participation of
graduates in the generation, development of projects and scientific publications.

3 Give continuity to the scientific training of undergraduate students in Physics and / or
related careers.

Curriculum: The curriculum is two years long, organized in semesters.

Duration: 4 academic semesters, 18 weeks per semester, in 2 years.


  • Start of classes: April 2020
  • Online application period: from the 2 of October to the 15 of November of 2019
  • Delivery of results: 30 November 2019
  • Registration: since March 2020

Program Director: Dr. Juan Carlos Helo

Phones: : 51 2 334746

Contact: Dr. Juan Carlos Helo - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Staff of teachers:

  • Dr. Juan Carlos Helo
  • Dr. Yerko Vásquez
  • Dr. Pedro Vega
  • Dr. Luis Palma Chilla
  • Dr. José Luis Nilo

Study plan:


  • Advanced Classical Mechanics
  • Advanced Quantum Mechanics
  • Elective


  • Advanced Statistics Mechanics
  • Advanced electrodynamics
  • Special Topics I


  • Special Topics II
  • Thesis Seminar I


  • Thesis Seminar II

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