Doctorado en ciencias de la ingeniería, área ciencia de la computación


Engineering and Technology


Other Engineering and Technologies

Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile (Campus San Joaquín)

Pontifical Catholic University of Chile (San Joaquín Campus)

  • City: Macul,
  • Commune: Santiago,
  • Region: Metropolitan Region

The objective of this program is to provide the student with the most advanced knowledge (state of the art) in the area of Computer Science, through a systematic program of courses and conducting research leading to the doctoral thesis.

Applicant Profile

Be in possession of the academic degree of bachelor and / or master's degree granted by Chilean universities.
In case of having foreign academic degrees, these must be equivalent to the previous ones
mentioned. Also have knowledge of the English language, sufficient to understand it in written form, which allows them to read articles, books and access international documents and databases in
effective way.

Graduate profile

The granting of the academic degree of Doctor of Engineering Sciences requires demonstrating mastery of the study area and the ability to carry out research independently, making an original contribution to knowledge in said area.

During their doctoral training, students will acquire skills to face scientific and technological problems in a creative and efficient way and that, due to their diverse nature, require complementing solid theoretical and conceptual bases, with the application of relevant analysis methodologies and techniques in some of the Research lines of the Program.

Lines of investigation

Human-Oriented Computing and Systems
This line of research focuses on the processes and tools that exist for and due to the interaction between humans and people.

Computer Science
E and range from logical and mathematical tools, used to model and understand complex algorithms, to the development of intelligent applications with an impact on the industry.