Civil Engineering

About Civil Engineering


Infrastructure investment is key to enhance productivity and boost development in the country. These infrastructure works are the sole responsibility of civil engineers capable of facing technical and management challenges that may arise.

Build your future!

Which degree will be obtained?

Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering

What will the duration be?

10 academic terms in a 5-year period

Where will you be able to study?

Villa campus, Monterrico campus, San Miguel campus, San Isidro campus

Area of Application

After studying Civil Engineering, UPC professionals will be able to perform in fields such as:

  • Planning, design and construction of infrastructure works such as: highways, ports, airports, sanitary works, power plants, buildings, etc.
  • The improvement of the infrastructure work productivity with modern technologies that meet the construction sector's demands.
  • Construction sector projects with solid foundations in management.
  • Consultancy for Geotechnics, Hydraulics, Structures and Transportation projects.

University with a real-scale construction workshop.

Top 3

Our graduate students are among the three best paid in the country (Source:


In order to guarantee a greater understanding of students and stakeholders, UPC offers the curriculum of the Civil Engineering program, which is structured in ten academic terms, with courses that properly combine theory and practice to educate excellent engineers at the service of society.




    Ciencias Básicas







  • Comprensión y Producción de Lenguaje I
  • Dibujo Asistido por el Computador
  • Introducción a la Ingeniería Civil
  • Matemática Básica
  • Química
  • Comprensión y Producción de Lenguaje II
  • Cálculo I
  • Seminario de Investigación Académica I
  • Taller de Creatividad
  • Topografía
  • Cálculo II
  • Estadística
  • Física I
  • Materiales de Construcción
  • Ética y Ciudadanía
  • Ecuaciones Diferenciales y Álgebra Lineal
  • Estática
  • Física II
  • Tecnología Del Concreto
  • Electivo
  • Construcción I
  • Dinámica
  • Ingeniería De Carreteras
  • Mecánica de Materiales
  • Mecánica de Suelos
  • Análisis Estructural I
  • Ingeniería Geotécnica
  • Introducción a los Métodos Computacionales
  • Mecánica De Fluidos
  • Modelación De Edificaciones
  • Electivo
  • Análisis Estructural II
  • Comportamiento Y Diseño En Concreto
  • Construcción II
  • Costos Y Presupuestos
  • Hidráulica De Canales
  • Ingeniería De Tránsito
  • Electivo
  • Ingenería De Los Recursos Hidráulicos
  • Planificación Y Control De Obras
  • Seminario de Investigación Académica II (Ing)
  • Taller De Tesis
  • Electivo
  • Gerencia De Proyectos de Construcción
  • Ingeniería Sismo-Resistente
  • Productividad En Obras
  • Proyecto De Tesis I
  • Electivo
  • Proyecto de Tesis II
  • Electivo

Why study Civil Engineering at UPC?

Learn about the benefits offered by the Civil Engineering program at UPC.

What international opportunities does the Civil Engineering program at UPC offer you?

Learn how Alejandro Alvarado lived an incredible international experience in the United States at Florida International University.


Why study Civil Engineering at UPC?


What international opportunities does the Civil Engineering program at UPC offer you?

Why study Civil Engineering at UPC?

UPC evolves and strives to offer the best for its students.

Real-scale construction workshop

Experience and put into practice your skills from university when facing the challenges of the construction industry.

High employability

94 % of our graduate students are employed (Source: Graduates Employability Study UPC - IPSOS Peru 2017).

Specialized courses

You will be able to graduate from the program as a specialist in areas such as: Hydraulics, Transportation, Structures, Construction and Management.

Program with international support

We have an international education level, certified by entities such as Icacit and WASC.


Study one or two terms abroad. You will be able to choose among
the following options:

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Florida International University (United States)


University of Liverpool (England)


Univeristy Of California, Berkeley (United States)

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