Universidad de Chile
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
Other names: University of Chile.
First degree/qualification: Licenciado (2-5 years); professional titles (3-7 years).
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 5.0/7.0.
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 4 year first degree.
Documents required: Official transcript (certificado de notas); official certification of degree and date awarded (título). All documents in Spanish and English.
Description: Instituted in 1738, one of the traditional, well-respected universities. Usual admission requirements are the secondary school certificate (Licencia de educación media) (12 years of education) and two entrance examinations.
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Besides coursework, a thesis and a final degree examination are required. The latter two are graded separately. Degrees may be awarded with the mentions shown above.
Language of instruction: Spanish.
- Magister: 2 years after the licenciado or professional title. Usually by thesis; coursework may be required.
- Doctorado: 3-5 years after the magister or licenciado; by dissertation.
Last updated: May 09, 2005