Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Major in Mechanical Engineering

This program provides a combined education in the basic physical sciences and fundamentals of engineering, together with areas of specialization that include design, mechanical and energy systems, materials behavior, and manufacturing processes.

Majors in Mechanical Engineering develop the ability to design, construct, and maintain diverse mechanical systems, such as consumer products, devices, vehicles, machinery, and systems of production, transportation, and energy generation.

Recommended Exploratory Courses

  • ICM1001 Introduction to Mechanical Engineering

These courses will allow students to obtain a general vision of the Major in Mechanical Engineering and the areas of knowledge that are studied.

Associated Depth Minors

  • Mechatronics

Employment Prospects

The graduates of Bachelor of Science in Engineering with a Major in Mechanical Engineering will be able to develop solutions in a wide range of fields, including manufacturing, transport systems, energy, consumer products, and environmental compatibility.

Program Director

“The Major in Mechanical Engineering is your first step towards an industrial world of design, energy, innovative materials, and manufacturing, allowing you to transform your ideas into products,” Wolfram Jahn.

List of Elective Courses


Contact: majoringenieriamecanica@ing.puc.cl

This recommended curriculum is subject to modifications in accordance with current academic planning at the time of course enrollment. Stay informed as to the most recent updates to the Academic Plan.