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General description

The Master's Program in Gender Studies and Psychosocial Intervention aims to train professionals who can contribute to the development of Psychosocial Intervention from a gender perspective, as well as feminist and gender studies in the areas of teaching, policy formulation public, creation and management of social programs and projects, intervention, evaluation and research.

This professional of the area of ​​psychosocial intervention is possessor of a broad and up-to-date knowledge in the field of planning, management, intervention and research, managing a solid theoretical perspective that allows to understand complex and argued the contributions of feminist and gender theories to social sciences both at the theoretical and applied levels. It is also capable of incorporating and applying studies and categories, as a theoretical-political tool especially plausible when thinking and acting in the field of psychosocial intervention, on the other hand, it is capable of designing, implementing and advising projects, elaborating and propose public policies, as well as social programs and projects, incorporating models and solutions to psychosocial problems from their analysis and research.


The Master's Program in Gender Studies and Psychosocial Intervention aims to develop knowledge, skills and attitudes for the analysis, diagnosis, intervention and formulation of methodological and research strategies in specific psychosocial problems from epistemologies, concepts and tools created by feminism, gender studies and their dialogues with other critical proposals, highlighting the ways in which power relations take place in the current "world system", the formation of gender, sexual identities and the contribution of our professional practices for construction of a more egalitarian and equitable society, as a way of providing technical-political and ethical tools for quality and reflective interventions. It is expected that the student can investigate and reflect on the contributions of women's movements, as well as LGTB-Q movements (initials composed of the initials of the words lesbians, gays, transsexuals and bisexuals). in the production of alternatives to hegemonic models in the field of psychosocial intervention and welfare production, as well as tools for planning and financing of psychosocial projects with a gender perspective.

Admission profile

The Master's Program in Gender Studies and Psychosocial Intervention, is aimed at professionals who practice in different areas of social sciences and other disciplines, in order to achieve the competences that allow them to develop studies in the field of gender studies, feminist theory and its social applications, psychosocial intervention from a critical and situated perspective, and contextualized research methodologies in the field of psychosocial intervention and public policies, their purposes and contexts.

This program is designed, mainly, for professionals and / or graduates of the social sciences and related, as well as professionals of health and education, and all that professional, independent of their discipline of origin, wishing to expand their opportunities for professional development and the spectrum of their occupational field, acquiring specialized knowledge to plan, create, manage, intervene, analyze and investigate psychosocial problems and interventions from a gender perspective.

Egress Profile

The graduate of the Master's program in Gender Studies and Psychosocial Intervention is a professional with generic and specific competences to understand, analyze, develop and innovate in gender studies and their applications in social sciences, that allow him to move towards an integral improvement in his professional field. Additionally, he has interpersonal and systemic competencies, which (a) enable him to make contributions in his specialty. Graduated from (a) graduated (a) behaviors and attitudes of honesty and social, political and cultural responsibility, respectful of ethical and normative principles of the task in the higher education and university.


Entry Process

Applicants, who meet the admission requirements, to apply must complete the application form that will be assigned by the Admission Department, and attach the following documents:

  • Letter of intent, to apply to the program indicating motivation, previous experience, and future projects that you wish to carry out and in which you describe the personal and academic characteristics that you expect to obtain from the program, expressed in competencies, interests, attitudes, academic experience and professional trajectory.
  • Copy of Identity Card on both sides.
  • Legalized copy of the degree of Bachelor, and / or University Professional Degree (or title of professional institute) of at least 8 semesters.
  • Curriculum vitae.

In the case of (as) foreign students (as) this background should be endorsed by:

  • The Chilean consul in the country of origin.
  • The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Chile.


  • Fee: $ 3,100,000
  • Tuition: $ 100,000
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