Applications to Asian Center’s MA programs in Asian Studies and in Philippine Studies

The Asian Center, University of the Philippines Diliman welcomes applications to its MA programs in Asian Studies and in Philippine Studies for the second semester, Academic Year 2018–2019, which starts January 2019. Application period is from 6 September 2018 to 15 October 2018.

ASIAN STUDIES

The MA Program in Asian Studies comes in two tracks (thesis or non-thesis) and offers four specializations on one of the following regions:

  • Northeast Asia (with country specialization: Japan, Korea, OR China)
  • Southeast Asia
  • South Asia, or
  • West Asia.

VIEW REQUIREMENTS, ETC.


PHILIPPINE STUDIES

The UP Asian Center also offers an MA Program in Philippine Studies which likewise has two tracks (thesis or nonthesis) and allows students to specialize in any of the following fields:

  • Foreign relations
  • Development
  • Society and culture.

VIEW REQUIREMENTS, ETC.

All MA programs entail a language requirement and a comprehensive examination, and are grounded on research methodologies and theories on area studies. The programs also feature interdisciplinary coursework, as students take a required variety of social science courses—history, politics, economy, and others—of their chosen field or area of specialization.

CONTACT US

For inquiries and questions, please contact the Office of the College Secretary at acsec.upd@up.edu.ph or contact 63-2-981-8500 local 3578 and kindly look for Mr. Robert Silleza.

Posted: September 21, 2018 13:19