26 Series

Course description: An overview of intellectual and non-intellectual parameters used for selection of students in the health sciences. Also an in-depth study of these parameters and their adaptation to local needs. The issue of combining the data for measurement of these parameters to make selection decisions will be addressed.

Credits: 1 unit of elective; 

Pre- or co-requisite: HP 261

Course Objectives: Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:

1.     Explain the rationale of selecting the most qualified students in health sciences courses from undergraduate to post-graduate programs,

2.     Distinguish the common cognitive and non-cognitive criteria used in selecting students and/or trainees in health sciences courses,

3.     Critique existing student selection criteria being used in health sciences schools, and

4.     Given a particular institutional vision and thrust, determine the appropriate criteria  for selecting students and/or trainees.


General principles of organization and management of health programs and health agencies; relationships of participant’s institution to the other agencies in the National Health Plan. Operation of participant’s institution, his own and other’s role within it.  Utilization of these principles in educational change.

This course covers the general principles of organization and management of health programs and health agencies, educational and training institutions and their relationship to other agencies in the National Health Plan; how these institutions operate and the role of the members within it. It also covers how these principles are utilized in educational change.


Application of theories of management to the school/agency of participant in the determination and attainment of its goal. (Source: UPM Catalogue of Information for 2005-2010).

An overview of intellectual and non-intellectual parameters used for selection of students in the health sciences. In-depth study of these parameters and their adaptation to local needs. The issue of combining the data for measurement of these parameters to make selection decisions will be addressed.

An overview of intellectual and non-intellectual parameters used for selection of students in the health sciences. In-depth study of these parameters and their adaptation to local needs. The issue of combining the data to measurement of these parameters to make selection decisions will be addressed.

Credit: 1 unit

Prerequisite: HP 261