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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

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
396 -40
356 28
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World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
401 100
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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

Nowhere to go but UP
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

A lot of graduates from my school say that A UP education may not guarantee you a high-paying job or so much fame, but that can be an option. One guarantee is that you will learn lessons that will help you for the rest of your life in the real world. My professors in UP taught me the value of independence, resourcefulness, hard work, and passion. These four values allowed...

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Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

University of the Philippines Diliman is among the best universities in Asia. Many people, not only the locals, aspire to get into this university as it offers a high quality of education. Although it is not as advanced as the other universities when it comes to the usage of technology in teaching, the professors and instructors never fail to give that quality education to...

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I have not combleted my couse due to covid 19 so i need to change it other than that no problem with the university

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