Master of Science in Mathematics
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
COURSE STRUCTURE
NonThesis Option
A student is required to take 33 units of graduate courses, pass a comprehensive examination in two (2) parts (Algebra and Analysis), and do an oral paper presentation on an area chosen by the student in consultation with at least one Mathematics faculty.
Courses

Units

Required

12 
Electives

21 
Total

33 
A student is eligible to take the comprehensive examination upon completion of 33 units of graduate courses, with a general weighted average of 2.00 or better.
Thesis Option
A student is required to take 30 units of graduate courses, and submit and a Master’s thesis for defense.
Courses

Units

Required

12 
Electives

12 
Thesis

6 
Total

30 
A student is required to make a satisfactory oral presentation of the master’s thesis, obtain a rating of ‘Passed’ from the Master’s thesis examination panel, and submit to the college 6 bound and certified copies of the approved Master’s thesis.
Required Courses
Course Number

Course Title

Units

Math 221

Abstract Algebra 
3

Math 222

Linear Algebra I  3 
Math 232

Real Analysis 
3

Math 234

Complex Analysis  3 
Electives
Courses

Units

Math 213 Theory of Differential Equations

3 
Math 214 Dynamical Systems

3 
Math 215 Introduction to Mathematical Modeling

3 
Math 216 Applied Partial Differential Equations

3 
Math 217 Integral Equations

3 
Math 218 Introduction to Applied Mathematics

3 
Math 219 Delay Differential Equations

3 
Math 223 Abstract Algebra II

3 
Math 224 Matrix Analysis

3 
Math 225 Number Theory with Applications

3 
Math 235 Applied Complex Variable Theory

3 
Math 236 Numerical Analysis

3 
Math 237 Functional Analysis

3 
Math 238 Semigroup Theory and Applications

3 
Math 239 Numerical Partial Differential Equations

3 
Math 240 Topological Structures

3 
Math 241 Algebraic Topology

3 
Math 245 Computational Topology with Applications

3 
Math 250 Modern Geometry

3 
Math 251 Differential Geometry

3 
Math 255 Applied Combinatorics

3 
Math 256 Graph Theory

3 
Math 260 Probability and Applications

3 
Math 280 Linear and Nonlinear Optimization

3 
Math 296 Selected Topics in Applied Analysis

3 
Math 297 Independent Study

3 
Math 298 Special Topics

3 
ADMISSION PROCESS
Applicants for admission to the MS in Mathematics program are expected to have completed a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistics, Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized institution of higher learning. A prospective student is expected to have taken Differential and Integral Calculus, a course in Linear Algebra, Introduction to Differential Equations, and an Introduction to Probability and Statistics. Students should also have a knowledge of any of the following programming languages: Matlab, Scilab, Pascal, C, Fortran, or Java. A student with some deficiencies in these admission requirements may be admitted to the program on the condition that the corresponding undergraduate course is taken.
Documents to be Submitted for Admission:
 Application Form for admission to a graduate program (UPBGP Form No. 1, available at http://gpo.upb.edu.ph/formsfees
 Transcript of Records undergraduate and graduate work, original and two (2) photocopies. (Validity of OTR will be determined from the remarks indicated thereof.)
 Three Reference  Report Forms from the applicant’s immediate supervisor (1) and former professors (2)
 Recent 2” x 2” Photo (4 copies)
 For working students: an official permit from his/her employer/supervisor indicating the maximum number of units the students is allowed to enroll.
 For married women: 2 Photocopies of Marriage Certificate
 For foreign students (nonEnglish): passing the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). A TOEFL score of 500 is required of an applicant whose medium of instruction in school/s attended is not English.
 Birth Certificate (2 photocopies)
FACULTY PROFILE
Addawe, Rizavel C.
Ph.D. Statistics
University of the Philippines, 2018
Ph.D. Mathematics
University of Iowa, 2019
Ph.D. Mathematics
University of the Philippines, 2020
Peralta, Gilbert R.
CONTACT INFORMATION
University of the Philippines Baguio
Gov. Pack Road, Baguio City 2600
Tel. No, +63 (074) 4427231
Fax No. +63 (074) 4443128
Download Application forms at http://gpo.upb.edu.ph/formsfees