GRADUATE PROGRAMS

The College offers graduate studies leading to the degrees of Master of Arts in Education (MA Ed) and Doctor of Philosophy in Education (PhD Ed).

The general rules and regulations of the University governing graduate programs apply to the master’s and doctoral programs unless otherwise specified below.

Master of Arts in Education

The MA in Education is a graduate program geared basically for professional advancement of teachers and education personnel. Master’s level students are required to take and pass the Master’s Admission Test in Education (MATE). After meeting the test qualification, they are admitted provisionally if they meet the following performance requirement:

  1. For full-time students, completion of at least 9 units during the first semester of enrolment with a general weighted average of 2.00 or better.
  2. For part-time students, completion of at least 9 units during the first year of enrolment with a general weighted average of 2.00 or better.

Areas of Concentration:
Art Education
Biology Education
Chemistry Education
Curriculum Studies
Educational Administration
Educational Psychology
Educational Technology
Elementary Mathematics
Environmental Education
General Science
Guidance
Health Education
Language Education
Mathematics Education
Measurement and Evaluation
Non-Formal Education
Philosophy of Education
Physics Education
Population Education
Reading Education
Social Studies
Special Education
Teaching in the Early Grades, K-2

Click here for Admission requirements and Application Forms

 

Curricular Framework:
Courses in the MA in Education program are distributed according to the following framework

  • Major (15 – 18 units)
  • Research (6 units)
  • Foundation (3 units)
  • Cognates (6 units)
  • Electives (3 units)
  • Thesis (6 units)
  • TOTAL: 39-42 units

 

Doctor of Philosophy in Education

The PhD in Education is a research degree conferred in recognition of a candidate’s command of a broad field of academic and research knowledge and of his ability to initiate, organize, and pursue the investigation of an original problem which is based upon or contributes to the field of education.

Applicants to this degree program must have a general weighted average (GWA) of “2.0”, “B”, “86”, or better in the undergraduate level or “1.75” or better in the master’s level.

Doctoral applicants are required to take and pass the Doctoral Admission Test in Education (DATE) before they are admitted provisionally for a period of one-semester course work or its equivalent, after which said credits are evaluated.

  1. For formal admission to the doctoral program, a student must have a grade of 2.00 or better for each subject and a general weighted average of 1.75 or better.
  2. A PhD student must also pass a doctoral comprehensive examination before enrolling for dissertation writing.

Areas of Concentration:
Anthropology/Sociology of Education
Biology Education
Chemistry Education
Curriculum Studies
Educational Administration
Educational Psychology
Guidance
History and Philosophy of Education
Language Education
Mathematics Education
Physics Education
Reading Education
Research and Evaluation
Social Studies
Special Education

Click here for Admission requirements  and Application Forms

 

Curricular Framework:
Courses in the PhD in Education program are distributed according to the following framework

  • Major (18 – 21 units)
  • Research (6 units)
  • Foundation (3-6 units)
  • Cognates (6-9 units)
  • Electives (3-6 units)
  • Dissertation (12 units)
  • TOTAL: 48-60 units

A PhD student must also pass a doctoral comprehensive examination before enrolling for dissertation writing.

 

Financial Requirements

Tuition is set at PhP500.00 per graduate unit; miscellaneous fees at PhP 1,415.00 (for a regular semester) and PhP 665.00 (for midyear term); entrance fee deposit at PhP 130.00; student fund at PhP 78.50. These fees are subject to change.

 

International Students

All international students, immigrants as well as non-immigrants, should secure a study permit from the Department of Education (DepEd) through the OVPAA, Office of International Linkages, UP Diliman.

Non-citizens of the Philippines are required to pay the Education Development Fee (EDF) of USD 500 every semester and USD 200 during the midyear term.

 

For inquiries, please contact
THE COLLEGE SECRETARY
Telefax: (632)9818500 local 2807, 2817
email: educosec.updiliman@up.edu.ph