Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María

Construction Engineering, Bachelor of Engineering


Engineering professional with solid knowledge in construction, in the technological and administrative areas. His/her technological and comprehensive training allows him/her to perform administrative and industrial functions. This professional is prepared to work in positions such as Resident Engineer, Construction Manager, Personnel Manager or Human Resources Manager. He/she is able to establish procedures related to the good use of human, material and financial resources to carry out a construction work obtaining maximum performance of these, for which he/she must plan, program, control, manage and direct in an optimal way.

Aimed at

USM University Technicians in Construction.


Weekly – Evenings: Classes 4 or 5 times a week according to the academic semester (depending on the number of subjects) in the afternoon from Monday to Friday from 18:45 to 22:00 hrs. Occasionally on Saturdays from 8:00 to 20:00 hrs. (for pending classes and/or tests according to the teacher’s needs).

  • Professional Degree: Construction Engineer, Bachelor of Engineering
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Study regime: Evenings
  • Location: Viña del Mar Campus and Concepcion Campus
  • Requirements: Having a Higher Technical Degree or a related career


1st Semester
  • Physics I
  • Mathematics I
  • Applied Computing
  • Applied Chemistry
2nd Semester
  • Advanced Topography
  • Mathematics II
  • Physics II
  • Structural Analysis
3rd Semester
  • Statistics
  • Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete
  • Soils and Foundations Mechanics
  • Hydraulic Engineering
4th Semester
  • Economics
  • Construction Legislation
  • Road Works
  • Proposals and Tenders
  • Wood and Steel Structures
5th Semester
  • Economic Engineering
  • Seismic-resistant Constructions
  • Industrial Constructions
  • Works Administration
  • Asphalt Technology
6th Semester
  • Degree Work
  • Preparation and Evaluation of Real Estate Projects
  • Appraisals and Expropriations
  • Environmental Engineering
For more information, please send an email to admision@usm.cl, with your name, ID number, telephone number, career, campus or location of interest and inquiries.
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