Master of Education

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The Master of Education program (M.Ed) is a graduate program:

  1. For the following:
  • BEEd or BSE graduates
  • School administrators with Bachelor’s degree
  • Faculty members or prospective faculty members who wish to increase their professional preparation through further studies in areas relevant to teacher education.

2. Offered on a trimestral basis and is normally completed in two years or six trimesters;

3. Offering two (2) plans or options:

a. Plan A

– 34-40 units
– Four (4) units in Research
– No Comprehensive Examination Required

b. Plan B

– 36-38 units in course work
– Non-Thesis Plan, but requires a Written Comprehensive Examination

Distribution of Course Requirements

Area Plan A Plan B
Foundation Courses 6-9 units 6-9 units
Major Courses 14-21 units 23-30 units
Electives 3-6 units 3-10 units
Special Problem 4 units
TOTAL 34-40 units 36-38 units

4. Offering seven (7) major options or fields of specializations:

English as a Second Language
Social Studies

Study Plan

Master of Education in:

English as a Second Language
Social Studies

Financial Information

Since the University is supported by the State, the government subsidizes part of the educational costs. In addition, the charges to be borne by the student may be substantially reduced by:

a) Grants-in-aid;
b) Enrollment privileges provided by the University or by various scholarships; and,
c) Other grants

However, to qualify for such grants or scholarships, one has to be first a bonafide student of the program.

Online Application Process

  1.     Accomplish Application Form.
  2.     Pay Processing Fee PHP 250.00 to:

Philippine Veterans Bank-Cebu City Branch
Account Name: University of the Philippines Cebu
Account Number0021-006900-001 (For M.Ed. Processing Fee)

(1) Please double-check and make sure you pay the processing fee to the aforementioned account name and account number. Make sure that you forward the Confirmation of Payment for the application.
(2) Put “UP Cebu” in either the First or Last Name on the form/s.
(3) The processing fee is non-refundable.

  1.     Please address your application papers to Dr. Catherine M. Rodel, M.Ed. Program Coordinator, at [email protected], with the following documents:

– Scanned copy of the accomplished application form;
– Two (2) Recommendation Letters from your referees;
– Scanned copy of the confirmation of payment from the bank, and;
– Scanned copy of Transcript of Records (TOR)

(Note: Please make sure that your referees will send their recommendation letters to the email address listed above)

4.     Wait for the confirmation email from the M.Ed. program.

Schedule for the First Trimester AY 2020-2021

Date Activity
9 October 2020 Deadline for submission of Application
7 November 2020 M.Ed Entrance Examination
12 December 2020 Start of class
6 March 2020 End of class
Mode of Instruction Blended Learning
(Online Classes, Independent Study, and Face-to-Face Learning)

Contact Us

The M.Ed. Coordinator
Master of Education Program
College of Social Sciences
University of the Philippines Cebu
Gorordo Ave., Lahug Cebu City
[email protected]
(032) 232 8187 local 204

Download the Master of Education Instructions for Online Application here