Automotive and Autotronics Engineering

General

Program Description

School of Engineering

To meet the great challenges of the XXI century the training of human capital specialized in critical subjects for the development of our society, such as energy, transportation, and mining, is required. Those trained in these areas must have the knowledge, skills, and attitudes (work skills) in order to make projects become real and reach the development of the countries, while also incorporating technological and interpersonal skills.

The School of Engineering provides Duoc UC students with technical training and Engineering degrees in the areas of maintenance, machinery and mining, Electricity and Automation, and also Mechanical Automotive and Autotronics technologies.

Automotive and Autotronics Engineering

The field of Automotive and Autotronics Engineers corresponds to production, administrative, commercial and management jobs for the various types of businesses in the automotive industry, such as service centers, technical inspection plants, multi-brand services, official services, technical departments, and insurance companies that deal with cars, motorcycles, and trucks.

  • Professional Title: Automotive and Autotronics Engineer
  • Technical Title: Mechanical Automotive and Autotronics Technician

How to apply

First, check that your home university or polytechnic institute has an ongoing exchange agreement with Duoc UC.

Thoroughly research your prospective courses. Most of our programs are in Spanish; therefore make sure you have sufficient proficiency in this language for your classes. We do offer a free 44-hour Spanish course for all non-native Spanish speakers, but in order to successfully complete your courses, we advise at least an intermediate Spanish level.

For non-Spanish speakers, Duoc UC also offers the Tourism and Hospitality Program, fully taught in English

Required documents

  • Download and fill in the application form
  • Transcripts
  • Letter of motivation
  • Copy of your passport
  • Enrollment certificate
  • Nomination letter from home institution

Once you have all the documentation, please have the coordinator of international relations at your home institution send a digital version to Maria Jimenez mjimenezt@duoc.cl

Please bear in mind that after receiving your documentation it can take up to a month for us to process it and send you an answer, due a large amount of documentation we receive during the admission periods.

Application deadlines

15 August– 15 October*: application for the first semester, March – July term

15 February – 15 April*: application for the second semester, August – December term

*We advise students with Chinese nationality to apply as soon as the application period begins since the visa procedure can take up to six months.

Acceptance letter

A month after the application period ends, students will be informed via e-mail whether they have been accepted or not. In the case of being accepted, a hard copy of the acceptance letter will be sent to the International Student Officer of the student’s home institution.

Last updated Feb 2018

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About the School

Duoc UC is a non-profit, private institution of higher education. We offer two and a half year Technical Programs and four-year Professional Programs. In 2010, we received a 7 out of 7 years of instit ... Read More

Duoc UC is a non-profit, private institution of higher education. We offer two and a half year Technical Programs and four-year Professional Programs. In 2010, we received a 7 out of 7 years of institutional accreditation from the Accreditation National Agency, which certifies the quality of our educational project and its relevance among the higher education institutions in our country. Read less