The different courses offered by Universidade Paulista are grouped into institutes. In the organization chart, the institutes are linked to the Vice-Rectories and these, in turn, to the Rectory. Each Institute has its own Board of Directors, and each course is also monitored by a coordinator.
The Institute of Social Sciences and Communications (Instituto de Ciências Sociais e Comunicação – ICSC) produces qualified professionals that are able to act in society in an efficient and innovative manner. The concepts taught to the student aim at developing his / her capacity to be able to judge and decide when faced with alternatives, and also develop critical thinking, which shall enable the student to link actions with a sense of responsibility.
In regards to social - in- nature qualifications, the ICSC seeks opportunities that allow the interaction between the student and work groups in society, through lectures, congresses, visits to companies, internships, seminars, interdisciplinary programmes, and other activities characterized by the exchange of knowledge.
In the professional sphere, the ICSC is concerned with creating the future professional for fully exercising the functions on the labour- market and in society as a whole, by means of a joint learning process, practical activities and technical education.
The Institute of Social Sciences and Communications offers the following courses at undergraduate level:
The Institute of Exact Sciences and Technology – ICET seeks, by means of a high-quality theoretical and practical education, to direct the scientific potential of the student towards the new challenges posed by Science. It also seeks to achieve the highest level of technological enhancement, and thus provide the labour market with specialists who are able to tackle all kinds of problems associated with their specializations.
The main purpose of the Institute is that of promoting technological development and also establishing conditions that enable the student to have definite insertion and also an active participation in the labour market, thereby providing a creative solution to the problems that society proposes.
The Institute of Health Science (Instituto de Ciências da Saúde – ICS), considering the professional qualification of its students, is active in offering courses in the Health Area, promoting a critical view of Brazilian reality.
The Institute is always concerned with placing skilled and competitive professional people on the labour market, who, beyond increasing the relevance of Science in general, contribute with the eradication of basic problems, making family health one of the main targets of the country. The professional people who have been trained by UNIP shall also contribute so that the actions taken in the Health area are attained according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).
At undergraduate level, the Institute of Health Sciences offers the following courses:
The Humanities Institute (Instituto de Ciências Humanas– ICH) prioritises the excellence in professional qualification as well as in human relations, responding to the immediate demands set by our times. It also anticipates the future and accompanies the unfolding of events and techniques, by means of the diversification of subjects, of the approximation between theory and practice, and of the special attention given to the globalized tradition of the University. At undergraduate level, the Humanities Institute offers the following courses:
UNIP has developed a set of higher education technology courses of short duration - two or three years, in the following areas: Environment and Health; Control and Industrial Processes; Educational and Social Development; Management and Business; Information and Communication; Infrastructure; Cultural Production and Design; Industrial Production; Security; Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure; among others.
The teaching staff is made up of professors with a vast academic background and relevant experience in the areas of the courses offered, as well as professional people of renowned capacity and well placed on the market. The student is quickly trained to carry out the functions required in his/ her area of cchoice, which helps to significantly boost the student’s level of competitivity. For those who have already graduated, short-term courses offer an opportunity to broaden or diversify their areas of professional activity.Benefits for students are:
In undergraduate level, ITEFE offers the following courses:
Courses by Professional Area
Environment and Health
Control and Industrial Processes
Educational and Social Development
Management and Businesses
Information and Communication
Cultural Production and Design
Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure
Master and Doctorate Programs