Short courses have gained prestige in Education as exceptional opportunities to learn about a specific subject in a short period of time. UCAM short courses program includes a wide range of courses in several fields and help students to acquire new competencies and skills or to enhance the existing skills.

Courses consist of 60 teaching hours over a three week period and are taught using a dual learning method which combines theoretical and practical insights.

UCAM short courses are focused on “just in time” and “just enough” teaching in order to meet student needs and to match the requirements of the labour market in terms of knowledge and skills.

Reasons to Enroll in a Short Course:
• To learn about other fields of study
• To pursue further studies in those fields
• To enhance existing skills and abilities
• To expand career paths

Minimum Enrollment
The minimum number of students to offer a course is 10. UCAM reserves the right to cancel the course when the minimum number of students is not reached.

Venue: UCAM Campus (Murcia)
Duration: 3 weeks
Credits: 6 ECTS
Teaching hours: 60 hours
Timetable: 09.30-13.30 (with 30 minutes break and lunch after classes), Mondays to Fridays


3 WEEKS (2-20 July 2018)

Please note that Non-EU students in Spain are not entitled to medical coverage. A private medical insurance is obligatory for entire length of stay.

The courses schedule and professors may be subject to change.

Course Fee

  • 1 Professor/tutor for free
  • Accommodation (triple or double room upon availability)
  • Breakfast and lunch (excluding weekends)
  • Card for city bus or tram travel (Murcia city)
  • Teaching materials
  • UCAM welcome pack
  • Murcia city guided tour
  • 20 hours teaching per week plus UCAM Course Completion Certificate
  • 1 company visit per week


− Get a global vision of the additive manufacturing process: from the digital modeling of an object to its final 3D printing.
− Know the basics of 3D design through advanced CAD tools such as Solid Works.
− Focus the design process to additive manufacturing.
− Obtain digital models through digitizing techniques such as scanning.
− Understand the basics of 3D printers: electronics, mechanics, etc.
− Control the maintenance and operation of 3D printers.
− Know the properties of the most common materials used for 3D printing.
− Manage a full additive manufacturing project.
− Get in contact with the 3D printing industry and entrepreneurs.

Teaching Staffs


Rafael Melendreras Ruiz
Vice-Dean of the degree of Telecommunications Systems Engineering. He received the M.S. degree in Telecommunications Engineering at the Technical University of Valencia, Spain (2000) and his Ph.D. at the Catholic University of Murcia (UCAM), Spain, in the area of Digital Television (2012). His area of research is Remote Sensing and Digital Television Systems.

Ángel J. García Collado
Secretary of the degree of Telecommunications Systems Engineering. He received the M.S. degree in Telecommunications Engineering at the Technical University of Valencia, Spain (1997) and his Ph.D. at the University of Murcia, Spain in the area of Metamaterials. CoFounder of the 3D Printing and VR Lab at UCAM, his area of research is Antennas and Quiral Medium.

Germán Meoro Avilés
Coordinator of the Industrial Design department of the Regional Metal Federation. Received the title of Graduated in Engineering of Industrial Design at the University Cardenal Herrera of Valencia CEU, Spain (2002). Founder of
the Microfusion and 3D Printing Laboratory at FREMM, his research area is Industrial design, modeling, manufacturing processes, microfusion and 3D printing.

Darío García
Graduated in Biology from the University of Murcia, Spain. Master in Clinical and Applied Research in Oncology from the CEU San Pablo University and National Center for Oncology Research (CNIO). Member of the Multidisciplinary Oncology Research Group at the Catholic University of Murcia (UCAM), Spain. Member of the Gastrointestinal Cancer Unit at CNIO. Doctorate in 3D printing in oncology, at the Catholic University of Murcia (UCAM), Spain. General Director of Cella Medical Solutions. National Brightest Idea National Award of Spain 2015. AshokaBoehringer National Award Making more health 2016.

Ginés Estrada
Engineer T. Industrial by the Polytechnic School of Cartagena, Spain (1982). He has worked as a project engineer, director of works and manufacturing in numerous companies. Since 2014, he has been dedicated to the design, construction and commercialization of numerical control milling machines
and 3d printers. He also has teaching experience in 3D printing.

José Antonio Acosta Martínez
He obtained his Degree in Biology from the University of Murcia, Spain. Mr. Acosta is a researcher with a doctoral contract in the Faculty of Health Sciences and member of the research group of Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine of the Catholic University of Murcia (UCAM). Also, he obtained the title of Industrial design technician with Autodesk, Inventor by SEAS. Expert in Innovation, 3D scanning, additive manufacturing (3D printing) and subtractive. Inventor.

Pedro García Trenza
Industrial Engineer by the Polytechnic University of Cartagena, Spain, and Technical Engineer of Telecommunication by the Catholic University of Murcia (UCAM). Founding members of Dronica S.L. a company dedicated to aerial filming and photography, works monitoring, surveying services,
precision agriculture and industrial inspections.





Fees include triple or double room accommodation (upon availability)

Available departures

Unfortunately, no places are available on this program at the moment


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