Requirements for Masters Program | Asian Center

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Please prepare and submit the following: 

  1. Formal letter of application addressed to the Dean, Asian Center, University of the Philippines Diliman. At present, the Dean is Dr. Joefe B. Santarita.
  2. Original AND photocopy of transcript of records of undergraduate degree.*click here to download OTR
  3. Curriculum vitae and duly accomplished Personal Data Form**
  4. Duly accomplished Recommendation Form** from 2 former professors (if non-working); and from 2 former professors and 1 employer (if working), to be submitted in sealed envelopes signed across the flap by the referee.
  5. Application fee of P100 for Filipino students and US$25 for foreign applicants, to be paid at the UP Cashier
  6. Two (2) passport-sized photos
  7. Original AND photocopy of NSO Birth Certificate (and NSO Marriage Certificate, for married female applicants)*
  8. Aptitude examination
  9. Aptitude examination fee of P150 to be paid at the UP Cashier (OCG Trust Acct. No. 9773900-499-450)
  10. Two essays (to be written in-house), one autobiographical and one on substantive issues pertaining to studies of the Philippines/Asia.
  11. Interview by the Asian Center Admissions Committee
  12. *Both original and photocopy will be submitted to the Asian Center.

** These forms may be downloaded here.  

Deadline of application:

For first semester, AY 2015–2016: 29 May 2015
Second semester, AY 2015–2016: To be announced