Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María

Commercial Aviation Engineering


The Commercial Aviation Engineer is a professional specialized in the field of air transport and civil aviation, who performs his/her work safeguarding quality and aerospace safety procedures. He/she has a solid background in basic sciences and engineering, along with extensive knowledge of administration, management, legislation, economics and finance. A comprehensive training allows him/her to work in the administrative area of companies and organizations related to the field of aviation, both nationally and internationally.

  • Professional Degree: Commercial Aviation Engineer
  • Academic Degree: Bachelor Degree in Commercial Aviation Engineering
  • Duration: 5 years (10 academic semesters)
  • Study regime: Daytime
  • Location: Vitacura Campus
  • Visit the website of Aeronautical Sciences


1st Semester
  • Introduction to the Aeronautical Industry
  • Programming
  • Introduction to Physics
  • Physical Education l
  • Mathematics l
  • Basic English Language l
2nd Semester
  • Basic Physics l
  • Intermediate English
  • Language l
  • Mathematics ll
  • Physical Education ll
  • Chemistry and Society
3rd Semester
  • Basic Physics ll
  • Intermediate English Language II
  • Mathematics lll
  • Humanistic Course l
  • Introduction to Applied Electronics
  • Sports
  • Introduction to Thermodynamics
4th Semester
  • Basic Physics lll
  • Aircraft, Structures and Systems
  • Mathematics lV
  • Humanistic Course ll
  • Business Administration
  • Advanced English Language l
5th Semester
  • Information and Financial Control
  • Probabilities and Statistics
  • Introduction to Fluid Mechanics and Heat
  • Advanced English Language ll
  • Microeconomics
  • Humanistic Course lll
6th Semester
  • Aerodynamics and Flight Mechanics
  • Meteorology
  • Economic Engineering
  • Human Resources
  • Operations Research
  • Conversational English Language
7th Semester
  • Airport Management and Operation
  • Propulsion
  • Macroeconomics
  • Aviation Legislation
  • Marketing
  • Business Legislation
8th Semester
  • International Aeronautical Trade
  • Operational Management of Aeronautical Companies
  • Project Evaluation
  • Airport Planning and Design
  • Finances
9th Semester
  • Airspace Management
  • ACA (Academy of Aeronautical Sciences) Elective Course I
  • Service Quality Management
  • Elective Course II
  • Elective Course I
  • Degree Process Workshop
10th Semester
  • Operational Safety l
  • Dissertation
  • ACA Elective Course ll
  • Strategic Management
  • Fleet Maintenance Management
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