MSES Program Application Procedure

Application Requirements

  1.    A bachelor’s degree preferably in the biological or physical sciences, mathematics, engineering, economics or other related fields

2.   General weighted average of 2.5 or better in the undergraduate degree

3.   Application documents to be submitted to the Department Chair(for the issuance of the Notice of Admission to the MSES Program):

•   Completed application form;

•   Original copy of the official transcript of records;

•   Recommendation letters from at least two former professors or immediate supervisors;

•   Statement of Purpose (300-500 word essay on applicant’s academic, professional, •   and personal intentions and objectives or any special interest; reasons for transfer from other graduate school);

•   Certification of proficiency in English (TOEFL) , if English is not the medium of instruction in the country of origin

4.   Application fee: A non-refundable fee of PhP 250.00for Filipino citizens or US$25 for foreign nationals to be paid at the UP Cebu Cash Office; or send acheck or money order to “University of Philippines Cebu” (Application will be processed once application fee is paid.)

Deadlines

First semester admission – 2 weeks before enrollment period

(no second semester admission)

Enrollment: July or Aug (1stsem) /January (2ndsem)

Schedule of Fees

Tuition (per unit) Php 600.00
Miscellaneous fees 995.00
Student fund 46.50
Entrance 30.00
Deposit 100.00
ID fee 60.00

Educational Development fee

– Non-resident

– Resident

 

USD 500.00

250.00

 

Registration Requirements

place the following inside a long brown envelope and submit to the College Secretary & Registrar’s Office upon enrollment

1.    Notice of Admission issued by the Department Chair after the submission and evaluation of documents for Program Admission

2.   2×2 ID photo (3 copies)

3.   Honourable dismissal from school last attended (1 original & 1 photocopy)

4.   Transcript of records (1 original & 3 photocopies)

5.   Birth certificate (NSO authenticated, 1 original & 3 photocopies)

6.   Marriage contract (for married female only, 3 copies)

7.   Medical clearance to be issued by UP Cebu clinic (after presenting X-ray, CBC, urinalysis, and blood typing results)

For inquiries, please write or call:

THE DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

Master of Science in Environmental Studies Program

COLLEGE OF SCIENCE

University of the Philippines Cebu

Gorordo Ave., Lahug,Cebu City 6000

Philippines

Tel/Fax (032) 232-8187 loc. 310

cos.upcebu@up.edu.ph;

cecaputol@up.edu.ph;

jrsilapan2@up.edu.ph