Universidade Iguaçu (UNIG)

Introduction

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The institution

The Iguaçu UNIVERSITY - UNIG was created from the maturity of the faculties of Nova Iguaçu Unified by MEC Ordinance No. 1318, of September 16, 1993, published in the Official Gazette of 09.20.93, section I, p. 14017. Its sponsor the Higher Education Association of Nova Iguaçu - SESNI, nonprofit, philanthropic nature, with headquarters in the city of Nova Iguaçu - State of Rio de Janeiro.

The UNIG integrates presently five campuses, namely:

I campus Nova Iguaçu Campus II Teaching Clinic Campus III Vocational Training Centre Dr. Paulo Machado Fróes Campus V Itaperuna

It is based in the Campus I, through which it interacts, in the social, economic, cultural and political with the Lowlands and the northern state of Rio de Janeiro, leading technology and fundamental knowledge for the progress of these regions to the State and for the country.

Starting its activities in 1970, the Faculty of Philosophy, Sciences and Letters of Nova Iguaçu, offered the first tertiary education unit of the Baixada Fluminense. This pioneering occurred with the implementation of Arts courses (Qualifications: Portuguese-Literature and Portuguese-English), Mathematics, Physics, Life Sciences, recognized in 1974. In 1976, the Faculty of Education was also recognized contributing significantly to basic education in the region.

Four years later, in 1974, with almost all of the initial courses already recognized, was the implementation of the Law School, legitimate aspiration of iguaçuana community.

Aware of its responsibility and attentive to improving the quality of education, after the consolidation of units in operation, SESNI again plead new courses: Medicine in 1976, and Dentistry and the Course of Technology in Data Processing in 1988 and 1989, respectively.

All courses offered by UNIG emerged identifying the characteristics of the region, being observed market demands regarding identified professional profiles.

The creation of the Faculty of Medical Sciences of Nova Iguaçu was a decisive step in addressing the serious health problems of the local population, in view of the lack of medical care and poor sanitation conditions identified in this region.

The UNIG Teaching Clinic makes up significantly, the history of health in the region.

Throughout its existence, and to promote significant changes in the surrounding region, UNIG has transformed itself in a continuous process of administrative, pedagogical and technological improvement.

Strive for quality education and other services offered, pursuing excellence, it is a principle that has, over the decades of its existence, and inspiring their decisions.

Cause development in the state, noting demands in their area of ​​competence, innovating in line with progress of this arising, it is the focus of actions for this guideline.

The decision to expand its activities to the municipalities of São João de Meriti and Itaperuna, consolidated in 1996, demand for the fruit of the municipalities, offering six seven undergraduate courses, respectively, brought to the state under the driving force of progress in community before restricted to the city of Nova Iguaçu.

In 1997, it included new graduate courses to those already offered: Nursing, Pharmacy, Physical Education and Physiotherapy.

The implementation process of new courses, as well as the expansion of existing ones to other municipalities, has been continuously accompanied by actions in order to ensure and increase the quality of services offered.

As a university, the UNIG's mission is to generate scientific and technological progress in the country and serve the community directly, drawing on the resources and means available.

This mission requires an agile and flexible administrative model, capable of capturing and translating the expectations of society, particularly the dynamics of the market, which involves professional training. Therefore, the UNIG has a modern administrative structure, where the Dean is assisted by three Pro-Rectors, namely:

Academic Dean - PROAC Administrative Dean - PROAD

In setting their policies and priorities, UNIG search the revitalization and improvement of undergraduate education, promoting research as a creative agent and renewal of knowledge and encouraging graduate, broad and strict sense, in an integrated manner to courses programs extension.

Manage continued expansion of this University represents a great challenge.

Expand, growing in quality, adapt to society's characteristics in which UNIG is inserted, and also strive for generating new technologies, disseminating and renewing scientific knowledge implies significantly greater challenge.

Overcoming this challenge has been the keynote of the administration UNIG, in line with the sponsor organization, Higher Education Association of Nova Iguaçu - SESNI.

This school offers programs in:
  • Portuguese (Brazil)

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Medicine

Campus Full time 12 - 12 semesters March 2018 Brazil Rio de Janeiro

The Medical Course (Bachelor) is offered at Campus Nova Iguaçu, in full shift, with a duration of 12 academic periods, with a total workload of 7,990 class hours. [+]

The Medical Course (Bachelor) is offered at Campus Nova Iguaçu, in full shift, with a duration of 12 academic periods, with a total workload of 7,990 class hours. Organization of the curriculum The construction of knowledge in an integrated and articulated way in a competence-oriented curriculum requires a rethinking of the pedagogical culture of course focused on the commitment of the teaching group. The collegial work aims at a critical understanding of the reality of health and the formation of the human professional, reflective, active, democratic and committed to social issues. This expanded view of teaching and learning requires a new posture of the teacher with respect to the previous knowledge, needs, and interests and learning rhythms of each student. For this, it is necessary to work with students the ability to establish relationships between the information they receive and bring and between the knowledge they acquire and reconstruct (SANTOMÉ, 1998). With a view to coping with situations related to medical training in context, the competency-oriented curriculum of the Itaperuna Medicine course is organized as follows: - Curricular Matrix, composed of 12 modules covering disciplines, Integrative Seminars (SI), PIESC Integration Program School, Service and Community) and internships. In each module described, there is a pedagogical intention in the distribution of the same, according to the level of complexity in which they are; - Flexible Teaching Modules, composed of elective and complementary activities, with the aim of making the student's education more flexible. These different dimensions of the curriculum of the... [-]

Physiotherapy

Campus Part time 10 - 10 semesters March 2018 Brazil Rio de Janeiro

The Physiotherapy (Bachelor) course is offered in Campi Nova Iguaçu and Itaperuna in the night shift with 4,200 hours and duration of 10 school periods. [+]

The Physiotherapy (Bachelor) course is offered in Campi Nova Iguaçu and Itaperuna in the night shift with 4,200 hours and duration of 10 school periods. Curriculum The Bachelor's Degree in Physiotherapy - Campus Nova Iguaçu is offered with a total workload of 4,200 hours to be paid in at least 5 (five) years, in accordance with Resolution CNE / CES nº 4/2009. The Pedagogical Project of the Bachelor's Degree in Physiotherapy - Campus Nova Iguaçu - provides the LIBRAS offer as an optional discipline of the course, according to the legislation in force for the baccalaureate. The curricular structure of the course has been elaborated and has been constantly revised in order to meet the real needs of the student body and the changes proposed by the teachers, once they have been evaluated. Thus, this structure is kept up to date and in compliance with the National Curricular Guidelines. Laboratories The Physiotherapy Course - UNIG - Nova Iguaçu - has sufficient infrastructure and materials adequate to the functioning of the disciplines, as far as practical classes are concerned. The practical classes that are taught in the laboratories / spaces of practical activities and whose mission is to present to the academic a practical and active contact with the future activities that should develop in their professional practice while consolidating the theoretical content students by the students, promoting Interdisciplinarity. The Physiotherapy Course - UNIG - Nova Iguaçu - has sufficient infrastructure adequate to the number of places and the functioning of... [-]