University of the Philippines Diliman

Master's Programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (2)
Engineering & Technology (2)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)



The University of the Philippines (UP) was established in 1908 by Act No. 1870 of the Philippine Legislature to “give advanced instruction in literature, philosophy, the sciences and the arts, and professional and technical training to every qualified student, irrespective of age, sex, nationality, religious belief, or political affiliation.”


  • Arts and Letters Cluster
  • Management and Economics Cluster
  • Science and Technology Cluster
  • Social Sciences and Law Cluster


Research has always been embedded in the culture of the University of the Philippines. As mandated by RA 9500, or the UP Charter of 2008, the University shall lead in initiating innovations in research, and serve as a research university by promoting and implementing research and development in various fields of expertise. 

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University Ranking

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Housing services

The 13 UPD residence halls play an important role in the total development of students. These residence halls provide an atmosphere conducive to sound intellectual, physical, emotional, spiritual, social and cultural pursuits. They are living laboratories on campus where students are able to integrate the interplay between academic and non-academic learning experiences. No other system of the University has the potential to impact the passing student more than his/her place of residence. 

Student Reviews

Quality education for free
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

It is one of the prestigious universities in the Philippines. It offers free tuition to all of its students; hence, the admission application is very competitive. However, it has also its drawbacks. Students are sometimes red-tagged or believed to be associated with communist groups or extremist groups. This is one of the misconceptions of the masses which is often taking...

I am taking up Bachelor of Physical Education major in School Physical Education. I am a cosistent dean's lister from 1st year til now. I am very studious and compent student. Currently, I am a full scholar of the Government.
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

The school that I currently am enrolled in is great. I made a circle of friends and they offered good education. I experienced international seminars. However, the lack of facility and some incompetent instructors are just a lil bit problem.

I think I can easily use Prism and Spss
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

For my study experience,I think all is useful.

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