Professional Degree:
Civil Engineer
Academic Degree:
Graduate in Engineering Sciences
12 semesters
Study arrangements:
Semi-annual, daytime, semi-flexible curriculum
Ing. Mauricio Jara Campos
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Phone:(45) 2596644



Program Information

A Civil Engineer, trained at the Universidad de La Frontera, is a professional with the skills to work in the fields of structures and geotechnics, transportation and road infrastructure, water resources and hydraulics, as well as civil engineering project management, providing infrastructure solutions that contribute to the well-being of society.

One of the graduate’s main characteristics is the strong capacity for innovation and social responsibility in engineering design. He/She is trained in basic sciences and specialized in structural design and geotechnical analysis, road infrastructure provision, water resources quantification and allocation, and civil project management. This allows him/her to solve engineering problems by modeling, designing and planning civil engineering projects, based on scientific and technological advances.

The graduate can communicate in a globalized world, work alone and/or in a team, and apply new knowledge through appropriate learning strategies. At the same time, he/she is aware of the ethical responsibilities of the profession.

The training allows the graduate to work in businesses or organizations of the public or private sector, or self-employed.

Occupational field

The basic and applied training allows the graduates to work in public or private businesses, as self-employed consultants or advisers in their professional field, to undertake business initiatives, to continue studies, and to contribute to the economic and social development of the country.

*Students who enrolled in the Civil Engineering Common Plan or any other Civil Engineering Program of UFRO in the admission process 2024 must complete all first-year subjects, without the option of subject recognition or validation, to ensure compliance with the new graduate profiles and updated curricula.