MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

OVERVIEW OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING IN CUBA

The Cuban mechanical engineer stands as a paragon of professionalism, endowed with a profound blend of knowledge, skills, and values. This unique amalgamation empowers them to dedicate their expertise to the betterment of humanity through the forward march of science and technology. Their approach is marked by a keen sense of economic rationality, optimizing the use of human and material resources, while steadfastly minimizing the consumption of natural resources and mitigating environmental impact. At the heart of their professional practice lies a deep commitment to upholding the ethical principles revered within their society.

With a comprehensive capability to Design, Manufacture, Operate, and Maintain a wide array of machinery, equipment, installations, and mechanical systems, alongside energy transformation projects, they do so with an eye towards economic efficiency, innovative creativity, and environmental stewardship. Their proficiency extends beyond the technical realm, as they also exhibit exceptional leadership in managing and administrating both human and material resources. This leadership is exercised within the ambit of promoting sustainable development at regional, national, and global levels, reflecting a holistic understanding of their role in shaping a sustainable future. Through this multifaceted expertise, Cuban mechanical engineers contribute significantly to the engineering domain, ensuring that their work not only advances technological frontiers but also harmonizes with the principles of sustainability and ethical responsibility.

 

QUALIFICATION AWARDED

Mechanical Engineering

 

DURATION OF PROGRAM

4 years

 

Non-Spanish speaking students

The program’s duration is 5 years. Total cost of the program, including the 1st year of preparatory and Spanish language program.  The Spanish preparatory program includes the following:

  • Accommodation in CubaHeal students’ residence for the 1st year of Spanish Pre-med
  • Transportation from and to school
Career Preparatory/ Spanish language PRICE (USD) 1st year PRICE (USD) 2nd year PRICE (USD) 3rd year PRICE (USD) 4th year Total program cost
Mechanical Engineering $14,140.00 $5,500.00 $6,325.00 $7,705.00 $8,280.00 $41,950.00 USD

 

Spanish speaking Student:

The program’s duration is 4.5 years. For Spanish speaking visitors interested in this program, kindly visit our sister company by clicking on the image below: https://chmt-la.com/XXXXXXXXX

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Important Notices:

  1. All non-Spanish speaking students are required to enroll in a 1-year pre-med program intended to deepen students’ knowledge of the Spanish language related to Biomedical Sciences and also to train the students in the development of the teaching process.
  2. Upon submitting your application, it will be recorded in a database and is only valid for the academic year in which it was requested. Otherwise, if you do not attend in that period, you must make a new formal request.

The above prices include the following:

  • Enrollment
  • Right of attendance to all practical and theoretical teaching activities
  • Right to all the exams including the final state examination.
  • Marks certification.
  • Title duly legalized by the University of Medical Sciences where the student has attended studies at the end of the program.
  • Use of library services during the studies.
  • Access to sport and cultural areas of the University of Medical Sciences
  • Participation in its various manifestations and scientific advisory for research works.

The above prices do not include the following:

  • Accommodation for year 1st – 4th year of the engineering program
  • Meals
  • Learning materials
  • National or international transportation
  • Telephone services and/or internet services.
  • Books
  • Printing
  • Immigration procedures in Cuba
  • Change of migratory status
  • Identity document for year 1st – 4th year of engineering
  • Translations and legalization at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or embassies
  • Health insurance or medical care
  • Paperwork and transfer of the deceased in case of death.

 

SUMMARY OF THE ENGINEERING DEGREE

  • Work Objective

The primary objectives of the Cuban mechanical engineering program are meticulously designed to equip professionals with the expertise necessary to excel in the design, development, and maintenance of machines, equipment, and mechanical installations. This encompasses a broad spectrum of applications, ranging from industrial settings to service-oriented environments.

 

The program aims to:

  • Innovate and Improve: Drive innovation and continual improvement in the machinery and equipment sectors, ensuring that mechanical installations are not only efficient and reliable but also state-of-the-art.
  • Sustainability and Efficiency: Emphasize the development of solutions that are economically viable, energy-efficient, and environmentally sustainable, reducing the ecological footprint of mechanical operations.
  • Interdisciplinary Integration: Foster a multidisciplinary approach that integrates principles from various fields of engineering and technology, enhancing the functionality and applicability of mechanical systems in diverse contexts.

Practical Application: Prepare engineers for the practical challenges of operating and maintaining complex mechanical systems, ensuring their longevity and optimal performance in both industrial and service sectors.

  • Quality and Safety Standards: Uphold the highest standards of quality and safety, ensuring that all machinery, equipment, and installations meet rigorous international norms and contribute to the well-being of users and the community at large.

 

  • Modes of Action

The Cuban mechanical engineering program is distinguished by its dynamic and comprehensive Modes of Action, which are essential in preparing engineers to address the multifaceted challenges of today’s technological landscape. These modes of action include:

  • Innovative Design: Focused on the meticulous design of components and assemblies within machines and mechanical installations, this action emphasizes creativity and innovation. Engineers are trained to conceptualize and develop parts that enhance functionality, efficiency, and sustainability of mechanical systems.
  • Technological Process Selection: Engineers are adept at identifying and choosing the most appropriate mechanical technological processes for manufacturing. This includes evaluating various methodologies to determine the most efficient, cost-effective, and suitable options for both industrial production and service-oriented applications.
  • Operational Excellence: The program places a strong emphasis on the organization, execution, and oversight of operational and maintenance procedures for machine components and mechanical installations. This ensures that machinery operates at peak efficiency, with minimal downtime, extending the lifespan and reliability of mechanical systems.
  • Energy Management: A critical mode of action involves the selection and management of energy transformation and utilization processes. This is key to optimizing energy efficiency, reducing environmental impact, and ensuring the sustainable use of resources in mechanical engineering projects.

 

  • Fields of Action

The Cuban mechanical engineering program delineates a broad and multifaceted Field of Action for its graduates, emphasizing not only technical proficiency but also a holistic professional competence. Graduates are expected to:

 

  • Possess Comprehensive Knowledge: Have a deep understanding of basic sciences and foundational engineering principles essential for mechanical engineering. This extensive knowledge base supports their expertise in general professional practices within the field.
  • Model Physical Phenomena: Demonstrate the ability to accurately model and simulate physical phenomena, applying theoretical and practical engineering principles to predict and analyze mechanical systems’ behavior.
  • Effective Communication: Exhibit proficiency in both oral and written communication, enabling them to articulate complex technical concepts clearly and concisely. Additionally, they should be adept at interpreting and creating technical documentation, facilitating seamless collaboration and knowledge transfer.
  • Environmental Stewardship: Show respect and consideration for environmental factors, integrating sustainable practices into engineering solutions to minimize ecological impact and promote conservation.
  • Linguistic Proficiency: Achieve mastery in languages beyond their mother tongue, enhancing their ability to engage in global engineering contexts and multicultural teams.
  • Understand Business and Financial Aspects: Possess knowledge of business, financial, and economic principles, equipping them to make informed decisions that balance technical feasibility with economic viability.
  • Human Resource Management: Understand human aspects of professional practice, including teamwork, leadership, and ethics, ensuring effective management and collaboration within diverse teams and contexts.

CUBAHEAL’S SERVICES:

Prior and upon the student’s arrival to the Republic of Cuba, CubaHeal Inc will be responsible for coordinating and concluding the following logistical issues:

Prior to the student’s arrival:

  1. Ensure adequate accommodation in or near the school.
  2. Keep constant line of communication with the university’s administration to confirm seat reservation.
  3. Arranging for airport pickup

Upon the Student’s Arrival:

  1. Airport pickup
  2. An orientation session to familiarize the student with:
  • CubaHeal team.
  • local transportation.
  • Other aspects relating to and city’s facilities as well as relevant immigration and legal laws that must be adhered to in the Republic of Cuba.
  1. Establishment of bank
  2. Stand as a permanent point of reference for the student should a need arises.
  3. Stand as a permanent point of reference to the student’s relatives overseas should the need arises.

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