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Student Support

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Schedules of classes are generally from Monday to Friday at 8 am to 5 pm. Other programs have a flexible schedule with classes on weekdays from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm and on Saturday from 9 am – 12 nn and 1 pm to 4 pm. The hours per class day depends on the number of units (1 unit = 1 hour). Some classes are offered 3x a week, and some are offered 1x a week.

The tuition fees of our Masters and Doctorate programs (except for PhD in Health Sciences by Publication) range from Php 990-2500 per unit plus miscellaneous fees of approximately Php 1400 per semester. The tuition fee of PhD in Health Sciences for Publication is Php 12000 per unit plus miscellaneous fees of approximately Php 3500. Kindly view the brochure/s of the program/s you are interested in to find the exact fees.

As of March 2022, all graduate courses are conducted online. However, once the pandemic is over, the graduate students may be required to physically attend classes.

Admission qualifications vary per program. Some programs require an applicant to have a related degree and/or work experience in the same field. Kindly view the brochure/s of the program/s you are interested in to find the specific qualifications.

  1. Download the Application Form and Recommendation Form from this website.

  2. Pay the processing fee.

  3. Submit the accomplished forms and other required documents (refer to the checklist of requirements found on the 2nd page of the application form) online through Make sure that your requirements are complete.

  4. The application documents will undergo a series of evaluation (completion of requirements and computation of GWA by the NGOHS, and deliberation on the qualifications by the Admissions Committee of the degree programs)

  5. The admission results will be posted on the website, and also emailed to successful applicants.

The processing fee is Php 300 for Filipino applicants, and USD 30 for foreign applicants. This can be paid at the UP Manila Cash Office or online through the LinkBiz Portal. For foreign applicants, kindly request the bank details from us through email.

Your referees may send the recommendation forms directly to our email address. They may also send the e-copy to you, and you may submit the recommendation forms together with the rest of your application documents.

The submission of the hard copies of the documents will only be required once a student is admitted to the program. Electronic copies are acceptable for the purpose of evaluation.

The application period is from February to the last working day of April for the 1st semester, and September to the last working day of October for the 2nd semester. Enrollment period is during the week before the start of classes. Due to the academic calendar shift, 1st semester classes usually start in September and 2nd semester classes in February.