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Civil Engineering of Mines

Civil Engineering of Mines
Creating new professionals in the area of ​​Engineering

Race Code:
25003


Job title: Engineer (a) Civil de Minas
Academic degree: Bachelor of Science in Engineering
Duration: 12 semesters


Entry requirements:

  • Secondary Education: 20%
  • Ranking: 10%
  • PSU Language and Communication: 15%
  • PSU Mathematics: 40%
  • PSU Sciences: 15%

Egress Profile:

The University of La Serena defines the Civil Engineer as a professional in charge of conceiving, planning, designing, constructing and operating open-pit and underground mining operations, aimed at taking advantage of and transforming the natural resources, for the benefit of efficient, safe, economic and sustainable satisfaction of the material needs of society, either individually or by integrating and leading multidisciplinary teams.

He is a professional with a solid integral formation, which includes cycles of subjects of Basic Sciences, Social Sciences, Sciences of Engineering and Applied Engineering: in the areas of Mining, Geology, Geomechanics, Metallurgy, Planning, Management, Resources Human, Interpersonal Competences.


Occupational field:

The Civil Engineer of Mines, graduated from the University of La Serena, may perform in the areas of: mining design, drilling and blasting, loading and transport, mine planning and control, administration and management of mining projects, construction of underground works, consultant (a), consultant (a), in state institutions related to the mining sector.


Desirable skills:

  • Self-learning and necessary skills for a permanent and continuous education.
  • Communicate adequately in oral and written form in Spanish.
  • Management of English language, in the technical and communicational aspects of their specialty.
  • Integrate / lead efficiently and motivating human groups in tasks related to the different mining operations, considering quality and safety management systems. Among other desirable skills.

Vacancies: 45
Studies Regime: Semiannual
Continuity of Studies: Postgraduate programs


Weighted: 500
PSU score - 2018 admission: 589,60 - 733,40


Information: School of Civil Engineering, Campus Ignacio Domeyko, Benavente N ° 980, La Serena.


Phone: 51-2 204075


Career with Curriculum Renewal Valid from 2016


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