The application period to the UP Asian Center's MA programs in Asian and in Philippine Studies will run from 1 to 31 March 2016. The applications covers the intake for the first semester, Academic Year 2016–2017, which begins in August 2016.
- MA Programs: Asian Studies
- MA Programs: Philippine Studies
- Requirements for Masters Program | Asian Center
- Application Deadlines
- Application Procedures
The Asian Center offers interdisciplinary MA programs in four geocultural areas—Northeast Asia (China, Japan, and Kora), South Asia, Southeast Asia, and West Asia—that facilitate a deep understanding and wider perspective of Asia. Students will explore broad theoretical and practical issues and topics that affecting Asian societies, examining them from different perspectives and using various methodologies.
MA programs in Philippine Studies are designed to nurture experts with a broad and integrated comprehension of Filipino society and culture, politics and governance, and socio-economic development. MA students can specialize in any of three areas: Philippine socio-cultural studies, Philippine external relations, and Philippine development studies.