School of Engineering and Technology

School of Engineering and Technology



Audiovisual Engineering

The aim of this undergraduate program is to train competent professionals in all areas related to acoustics and image. Graduates have the skills to face narrative and creative challenges connecting art and technology, and are able to research, design, develop and implement audiovisual projects and multimedia and multi-platform virtual environments (web, mobile devices, digital television) using sound scientific principles. Students learn to integrate their knowledge in the fields of communication, arts, basic science, engineering and digital technologies in a project-based and effective learning environment.

Computer Science Engineering

The program offers solid technical, scientific training and is based on the best practices of programs in computer science worldwide. The program has a central component that encompasses the main subjects of computer science and a set of elective subjects that allow students to specialize. Graduates can perform a variety of tasks in different areas of computing, such as programming, analysis, design, administration of computing resources, and management. During their studies, students develop the skills necessary to create computing solutions in a changing and fast evolving environment, to work in teams, and to communicate effectively.

Electrical Power Systems Engineering

Our country is experiencing a strong expansion of the industrial sector, and a change in the energy production matrix with an emphasis on renewable energies. The installation of large pulp mill plants, wind parks and solar farms, among others, creates the need for electrical power systems engineers who can implement such projects. This academic program trains professionals than can meet this demand. Our graduates are capable of conceiving and participating in the design, implementation, operation and maintenance of systems related to the generation, distribution, and management of electric energy and its applications.

Electronic Engineering

Electronic devices are present in our daily activities. In industrial environments, automatic electronic systems are part of most production lines. Our academic program trains professionals to meet the demand for applied electronic engineering in our country and the world, in a wide range of industries. Graduates can participate in the development of consumer and industrial electronic products, and be part of multidisciplinary teams to conceive and design, implement, and operate complex electronic systems.

Food Engineering

This undergraduate program combines scientific studies with a solid engineering foundation to train professionals who can approach food production by managing the quality of processes and products, the environment, the logistics of the added value chain and customer service. Innovation is fundamental: students learn to use the essential principles of science and food technology in challenging circumstances, and are trained to find, comprehend and utilize adequate information, as well as to direct and optimize productive processes, by applying business management methodologies to lead human teams.

Industrial Engineering

This undergraduate program trains professionals for industrial design, management and direction, with solid knowledge of basic sciences and engineering, complemented with the foundations of business management. The Uruguayan productive sector is being revitalized with stronger industrialization, the specialization of production and the professionalization of the services and logistics sectors. Students from this program are specially prepared to access this reality, from the development of analytical capacities and the understanding of production technologies, to the integration of business management concepts.

Computer Science (undergraduate program)

The program combines a strong training in computer science, especially in programming and software engineering, with a solid knowledge of business administration, based on mathematics, experimental sciences, and engineering. The program is designed to provide graduates with the technical knowledge to develop software, but also the skills to manage projects and enterprises in the high-tech field.

Telecommunication Engineering

Information and communication technologies play an essential role in modern life, the development of society, and as part of several productive, organizational, and management processes. Telecommunications engineering boasts a very wide application field worldwide. This academic program trains professionals to meet the demands of the industry in order to conceive, design, implement, maintain, and operate telecommunications networks and services. Through a solid general education, telecommunications graduates collaborate with professionals from different areas to integrate information technologies in organizations and production processes.