Connectivity and Network Engineering

General

Program Description

School of Information Technology and Telecommunications

In the last decades, the world has undergone a profound transformation. The technological development, especially in ICT, has not only changed our daily lives but has created a new world that could not have been imagined before.

In an open and globalized environment that promotes innovation and technology interchanges, the School of Informatics and Telecommunications at Duoc UC seeks to train people who will be the leaders of tomorrow's world, capable of transforming our reality into a world that enriches the lives of people and society in general.

Connectivity and Network Engineering

The professional eld for these engineers consists of companies of any industry, both public and private, productive or services, which have a data and/or voice network of medium or large size. Graduates from Connectivity and Network Engineering will work on the technology, infrastructure and communications of the company, and will be responsible for maintaining the operational continuity of the services provided on the network, supporting and managing communication devices and phones, keeping the security levels required by the business on a wired or wireless network.

Moreover, they can also serve as a field engineer in companies related to network projects by planning, designing and implementing communications solutions.

  • Professional Title: Connectivity and Network Engineer
  • Technical Title: Computer Network Administrator.

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 to 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

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