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 (Special Problem)
– No Comprehensive Examination

b. Plan B

– 36-40 units
– No Special Problem
– Comprehensive Examination required

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 None
TOTAL 34-40 units 36-40 units

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

Biology, Chemistry, English as a Second Language, Filipino, Mathematics, Physics, 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 the UP Cebu M.Ed Application Form
  2.     Pay Processing Fee PHP 250.00 to:

Philippine Veterans Bank-Cebu City Branch
Account Name: University of the Philippines Cebu
Account Number: 0021-006900-001 (Remarks: 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.     Email the following documents to [email protected]:

3.1 Scanned copy of accomplished UP Cebu M.Ed Application Form
3.2 Proof of payment of processing fee (image or screen shot of confirmation of payment)
3.3 Scanned copy of Transcript of Records (TOR).

4. Have two (2) referees (former professors and/or immediate supervisor) fill out the UP Cebu M.Ed Recommendation Form; and   

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

5. Wait for confirmation email from the M.Ed. program for further instructions.

Schedule for the First Trimester AY 2021-2022

Date Activity
30 June 2021 Deadline for submission of Application
09 July 2021 M.Ed Entrance Test (MEET)
04 September 2021 Start of class
Modes 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