Doctor of Philosophy (Materials Science and Engineering)
University of the Philippines Diliman (UP Diliman, UP)

PHP 24,000 (Per Term)
3-4 years

Course Description

The basic admission requirements for the doctoral program are a bachelorÕs degree in engineering or allied fields and a very high degree of intellectual capacity and aptitude for advanced study and research.

Minimum Requirements

To qualify for the PhD degree, a student must:

1) complete a minimum of 24 units of graduate courses if he/she has a masterÕs degree, or a minimum of forty-five (45) units if he/she has a bachelorÕs degree.
2) maintain a cumulative weighted average of 1.75 or better in all the courses in his/her program of study;
3) pass the PhD qualifying examination after passing the core, specialty, applied mathematics, and elective courses; and
4) submit a doctoral dissertation based on an independent and original research in the chosen field and successfully defend it in a Final Doctoral Examination.

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