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Master of Arts in

Language and Literature

The Master of Arts in Language and Literature (MALL) is designed to provide training in language and literature as intersecting fields of study. It equips its students with theoretical and pedagogic competencies in these areas of knowledge and provides a forum for critical discussions and studies on linguistic and literary issues.  It also engages its students in significant research projects on various topics related language, literature and wider field of cultural studies.

Master of Arts in

Social and Development Studies

The Master of Arts in Social and Development Studies (MA SDS) is a graduate degree program that utilizes approaches from various social science disciplines to analyze the problems and issues of development. Development is a complex process that does not simply include economic changes but also ecological, cultural and moral implications. This has found strong affirmation from the varied experiences of peoples in different countries across regions in the world. The program of study follows the lead of scholars of development studies who harness social science theory together with empirical and policy analysis to provide a better understanding of the process of development.

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Master of

Management

The Master of Management (MM) Program of the Institute of Management is generally rooted in the tools and functional areas of management, and strategic management discipline. The Program is anchored in the contemporary direction of field of management which considers that management tools and functional areas can address the challenges posed by prevailing organizational conditions and situations, instead of these basically contingent on the nature of the organization. Thus, with this paradigm shift from a specialist to a generalist perspective, the Program aims to train and develop the graduate student in different organizational settings with the same or analogous management tools and functional areas, thus the Program’s integrative and holistic approach.

Master of Science in

Conservation and Restoration Ecology

The Master of Science in Conservation and Restoration Ecology (MS CaRE) is a specialized graduate degree program that is responsive to the growing concerns on environmental issues such as climate change, habitat loss, deforestation, flooding and other disasters, and biodiversity decline – global issues that are also significantly affecting natural ecosystems and human communities in the Philippines. The MS CaRE program covers multidisciplinary topics relevant to conservation and restoration such as ecosystems ecology, microbial ecology, disturbance ecology, ecophysiology, indigenous resource management, environmental laws, and environmental economics. The program is research-oriented and is designed for practitioners in the natural sciences, government planners, environment development officers, corporate social responsibility managers, managers of forest and marine reserves, and other stakeholders. Graduates of this degree program will potentially pursue careers in ecological and environmental monitoring and research, natural resource conservation and management, ecosystem restoration, and environmental consulting. They may also pursue PhD courses in related fields.

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Master of Science in

Mathematics

The Master of Science in Mathematics (MS MATH) Program centers around achieving a balance between pure mathematics and an area of application. It aims to develop the student’s understanding of the content and the methodology of basic mathematical disciplines to prepare him/her for doctoral studies, for research, for careers in industry and government and for teaching junior and senior level undergraduate mathematics courses. Its graduate curriculum is designed to allow the student an in-depth study of standard graduate courses in Analysis and Algebra, after which a choice of electives lead the student to a specialization area of mathematics as a preparation for research.

Doctor of Philosophy in

Mathematics

Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics Program is a doctoral level graduate program that enables students to: acquire advanced knowledge in pure and applied mathematics; enhance their research skills to help them produce quality research output; and become prolific mathematicians, and future leaders in academe, industry and professional organizations. The program will allow UP Baguio to contribute to contribute to the urgent need to train and develop more PhD Mathematics graduates who will go on to teach and engage in Mathematics and Math-related research. At the end of the program, graduates of PhD Mathematics are expected to become competent educators and professionals who can conduct advanced and high-quality research, who are able to review researches in their areas of specialization, and who will help improve the quality of programs in their institutions. This will contribute to the upgrading of tertiary and graduate mathematics instruction and research in the Philippines.

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