To educate professionals with a solid academic foundation, with technical and human abilities, competent in the design and construction of civil works, with a strong emphasis on the management of construction and infrastructure projects. UPC’s civil engineers are committed to continuous learning and are open-minded in relation to new technologies and ways of doing.
To be recognized as the best School of Engineering in the country.
Incoming students of the Civil Engineering program are expected to show analytic and quantitative abilities and be interested in physics, as well as in construction and design. They must be interested in innovation and have skills to work in teams to develop Civil Engineering projects.
As a graduate student of the Civil Engineering program at UPC, you will be able to:
The Program Educational objetives (PEOs) must be accomplished by graduates of the Civil Engineering program some years after graduating. These objetives are:
Shows solid technical and engineering knowledge to plan, design and build civil works.
Participates and interacts in the different stages and roles of a civil engineering project with creativity and independent thinking.
Integrates and leads multidisciplinary work teams, being able to communicate effectively with other professionals.
Acts responsibly in the practice of the profession, meets the profession’s standards and ethical principles, and respects the environment.
Is familiar with current Civil Engineering topics through continuous learning, which will allow him/her to remain competitive in the market and become an agent of change in the profession.
Applies mathematics, science and engineering fundamentals to solve Civil Engineering problems.
Conceives and conducts experiments, as well as analyzes and interprets the results in the Civil Engineering field.
Designs systems, components or processes to satisfy needs considering realistic restrictions of an economic, environmental, social, political, and ethical nature, and those related to health and safety, and manufacturability and sustainability.
Identifies, formulates and solves Civil Engineering problems.
Understands the professional and ethical responsibility in Civil Engineering problem-solving.
Communicates effectively orally and in writing.
Understands the impact of Civil Engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental and social context.
Recognizes the need of participating in continuous learning.
Knows contemporary topics.
Uses modern techniques, skills and tools needed for Civil Engineering.