UC Chile

Santiago, Chile

Available Courses

The course presents a general view of the current scientific understanding of the Universe with its components, including basic notions on its physical and observational fundaments.

This is an economics course that through knowledge of basic theoretical tools emphasizes the practice of economic theory. From an economic perspective it is mainly interested in understanding the behavior of agents and their interaction with the structure and performance of the market. Emphasizing mathematical modeling, this course is concerned with analyzing problems in which consumers and producers interact.

Study of the impact of the environment on the economy.

This course students will discuss some of the theories that shape our understanding of public international law and the way we argue about it. In addition, students will analyse the meaning of controversial concepts of this field, such as sovereignty and legitimacy. The subject will be based on lectures, analysis of texts and in class debates. The assessments will include written assignments, class participation and an oral exam.

The aim of this course is to introduce the most influential trends in contemporary literary theory through a selection of writings that appeared mostly after 1960, and some of the classic texts that paved the way for them. In dealing with theory, a number of concepts will be discussed which we usually take for granted, such as culture, literature, author, reader, text, discourse, narrative, power, and gender.

The course explores the role of language as the main channel through which the patterns of living are transmitted to human beings. Language becomes an influential means every human being has to understand the essential qualities of the culture every one of us is born into. Moreover, language is the main vehicle individuals have to unveil discourse practices that naturalize a state of things in society.

This course proposes to study the various subgenres within children’s literature: Fairy tales, traditional tales, fables, poems, among others, as exponents of the culture from which they emanate. It also considers the modes of transmission of children’s literature from writing and orality.

Exhibition workshops between teachers and students who collaborate together on specific astrophysics topics.

The purpose of this course is to introduce the most relevant theoretical concepts developed to explain the behavior of the so-called imperfect markets. The course will emphasize the study of the fundamentals that motivate agents, the way in which incentives guide decisions and the consequences for society. To this end, it is necessary to understand which are the relevant variables in the decision-making of the agents and their consequence in the way in which the different industrial sectors are organized. This will lead to study, among other issues, monopoly, oligopoly, price discrimination, anti-competitive practices and regulation. Many of these topics model the behavior of the agents from the strategic point of view, which implies that we will need to introduce concepts of non-cooperative games.

This course is intended for students that will enter the field of law (particularly corporate law) and/or public policy and covers some of the central ideas in global corporate governance trends and to a limited degree, modern finance with a particular focus on the time value of money. The course will examine the academic and practical issues surrounding corporate governance. A basic framework will be developed to integrate the many important dimensions of corporate governance in the U.S. and international settings. The institutional features of corporate governance will be documented using the professional business and legal literatures. In addition, some scientific research in economics, finance, and organizational behavior will be used to provide insights into the measurement and consequences of observed corporate governance choices. Each topic is introduced with an emphasis on applications in legal settings. Required math skills are very modest and students will rely mainly on the use of Excel and/or financial calculators for simple calculations.

English-Spanish Contrasts offers a comprehensive linguistic description of similarities and differences.

The course reviews different approaches taken by language sciences to investigate two main themes: The psycholinguistic processes that underlie the understanding and production of discourse; and the organization of these processes in the brain.

In this course students will study narratives and images that speak to the construction of citizenship and identity in various countries within America. The course will question the applicability of concepts typically associated with the analysis of texts written by indigenous authors such as nation, ethnicity, hybridity, subaltern, decolonization and border, through post-structuralist and post-colonial-based theories.

The course proposes to analyze a selection of novels from nineteenth-century which arfe representative of the two main critical currents in the English novel. This analysis seeks to highlight the predominance of metonymic or metaphorical narrative modes as two axes within the English narrative tradition.

Kompleks Kementerian Pendidikan, Kebudayaan, Riset, dan Teknologi. Gedung D Lantai 18, Jalan Jenderal Sudirman, Pintu Satu, Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia 10270

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