Pedagogy in History, Geography and Social Sciences

The Pedagogy program in History, Geography and Social Sciences aims at developing different skills
that will allow students to analyze and reflect on the complexity and the needs of Chilean education
system, emphasizing professional conducts that show a commitment to preparing the teaching process
and to fostering a constructive and inclusive learning environment.

Perfiles de Egreso Pedagogía en Historia, Geografía y Ciencias Sociales

Perfil de Egreso 2013-2014. DRA N° 36/2011 (A extinguir). 

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Perfil de Egreso 2015. DRA N° 74/2014.

  • Degree: Bachelors in Education
  • Professional title: Professor of History, Geography and Social Sciences
  • Program duration: 10 semesters
  • Accreditation: Program accredited by CNA Chile, for 5 years from april 2017 to
    april 2022.

Acuerdo de acreditación 2017

Admission & Students Benefits

Applicants to the program of Pedagogy in History, Geography and Social Sciences are selected based
on their performance in the national University Entrance Exam (Spanish acronym PSU). At the end of
the first semester, students of Institute of History are given the choice of continuing with Pedagogy in
History, Geography and Social Sciences while simultaneously majoring in History with a minor in
Political Science, or choosing one of the two.
Applicants to the program are evaluated based on their weighted scored calculated in the following manner:
  • NEM (Chilean equivalent for high school GPA) 10%
  • Class ranking 15%
  • Communication and Language test 35%
  • Mathematics test 30%
History and Social Sciences, or History and Science test 10%
Should the applicant choose Elective Tests, all subjects will be considered equally. Should the
applicant take both Mandatory and Elective Tests, the calculation of weighted score will account for
the Elective Test with the highest grade.
In the admission process for 2017, the accepted range of weighted scores is as follows:
  • Accepted applicant with highest score 699,7
  • Accepted applicant with lowest score 588,7


La Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, de acuerdo a su Misión y comprometida con el desarrollo del país, da respuesta integral y de excelencia a los requerimientos y diversos intereses de sus alumnos a través de una propuesta definida conforme a sus posibilidades, que incluye un amplio y pertinente programa de ayudas y servicios otorgados por la Dirección de Asuntos Estudiantiles.

Mayor información en la  Dirección de Asuntos Estudiantiles

Derecho anual de inscripción 2018 (matrícula): $189.000 / Arancel anual 2018: $2.532.000

Instituto de Historia