University of Asia and the Pacific

Introduction

The University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P) is a private, not-for-profit institution of higher learning that offers some of the most outstanding academic programs in Asia. It provides a powerful combination of liberal education and professional specialization. The formation of UA&P students is facilitated by an environment conducive to learning, qualified and dedicated teachers, a superior faculty-to-student ratio, and well-maintained facilities.

Brief History

UA&P began in 1967 as the Center for Research and Communication, a think tank conducting research and offering graduate courses in economics and management. CRC started out small and inconspicuous, but gradually expanded its educational activities. It was awarded university status in 1995, and although it has since been known as the University of Asia and the Pacific, the mission remains the same: the fullest development of everything that is human in the individual.

The President

The president of UA&P is Dr. Winston Conrad Padojinog. He was installed as the fourth University President in 2015.

The Faculty

The UA&P faculty is composed of devoted and competent academicians and industry practitioners.

The Alumni

UA&P alumni distinguish themselves in the workplace as much by their work ethic and discipline as by their technical prowess. They bear out that the broad education, professional preparation, and personal formation they have received as university students have equipped them well for the workplace.

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Programs

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MA

Master of Arts in Education, major in Child Development and Education

Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Philippines Pasig City

The program seeks to form early childhood educators and specialists (preschool and primary school teachers and administrators, child development consultants, and researchers) who can effectively blend theory and practice in creating positive learning opportunities and experiences for young children to promote their total development. [+]

The program seeks to form early childhood educators and specialists (preschool and primary school teachers and administrators, child development consultants, and researchers) who can effectively blend theory and practice in creating positive learning opportunities and experiences for young children to promote their total development. The MAE-CDE curriculum thus intertwines four areas of learning: foundational subjects, psychology, specialization subjects, and research.

Program Delivery

The program leads to a degree of Master of Arts in Education, major in Child Development and Education (MAE-CDE) for thesis track and Master in Education, major in Child Development and Education for non-thesis track. Participants can complete the program in two yearswithout having to give up or be released from their jobs. They must earn 39 units (33 units of coursework and 6 units of action research or thesis writing) to be eligible for graduation.... [-]


Master of Arts in Education, major in Educational Leadership

Campus Full time August 2018 Philippines Pasig City

The Master of Arts in Education Major in Educational Leadership program major seeks to develop principal-leaders and teacher-leaders. It is meant primarily for educators who are occupying or who are being prepared for leadership and key academic and administrative positions in their schools, especially those in basic education. [+]

The Master of Arts in Education Major in Educational Leadership program major seeks to develop principal-leaders and teacher-leaders. It is meant primarily for educators who are occupying or who are being prepared for leadership and key academic and administrative positions in their schools, especially those in basic education. The curriculum for the program intertwines courses in education, psychology, and values-based school leadership and management and puts all of them at the service of the key tasks of teaching, learning, and the development of students into whole persons.

Program Coverage Educational Research Educational Statistics Philosophy of Education Lifespan Developmental Psychology Psychology of Teaching and Learning Instructional Leadership and Supervision School Program Design Strategic Management and Values-Based Leadership School-based Management Work and Society Thesis Writing I & II / Research Seminar I & II Admission ... [-]

MSc

Master of Science in Management – Evening Program

Campus Part time 2 years August 2018 Philippines Pasig City

The Master of Science in Management is the flagship graduate program of the School of Management (SMN). It is a unique two-year graduate course that equips its students with the knowledge, skills, and determination to transform the challenges of the 21st century into business opportunities and socially responsible enterprises. [+]

The Master of Science in Management is the flagship graduate program of the School of Management (SMN). It is a unique two-year graduate course that equips its students with the knowledge, skills, and determination to transform the challenges of the 21st century into business opportunities and socially responsible enterprises. It arms them with strong analytical skills, communication skills, ethical sensitivity, and soft skills, making them dynamic and flexible in meeting the ever-changing demands of the business environment. The Program offers, in the first year, a strategic view of basic management functions (Finance, Human Resources, Marketing, Operations, and Enterprise Resource Systems). On the second year, the focus is on a multi-disciplined analytical framework, a holistic and strategic perspective to decision-making, and a systematic approach to implementation. This is offered to working professionals who want to earn a Master’s Degree in Management. ... [-]


Master

Master in Applied Business Economics

Campus Part time 2 years August 2018 Philippines Pasig City

The Applied Business Economics Program (ABEP) is a Master's program for young managers who are looking for more that the usual in a graduate business course. ABEP prides itself on its over 30 years of experience in business and economic policy planning and analysis that trace its roots to the Center for Research and Communication, the forerunner institution of the University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P). [+]

The Applied Business Economics Program (ABEP) is a Master's program for young managers who are looking for more that the usual in a graduate business course. ABEP prides itself on its over 30 years of experience in business and economic policy planning and analysis that trace its roots to the Center for Research and Communication, the forerunner institution of the University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P).

In addition to the fundamental management areas of production, marketing, and finance, ABEP also covers macroeconomic and microeconomic analysis, industry analysis, forecasting, and project analysis. Equipped with these tools and the knowledge to wield them with precision, the ABEP graduate is prepared to make sharp business and economic analyses as well as draw out implications of business decisions–-at the level of the company, the industry, and the economy as a whole.... [-]


Master in Information Technology

Campus Full time August 2018 Philippines Pasig City

The Master in Information Technology (MIT) program aims to produce the complete IT professional –equally capable as a software engineer, systems administrator, business analyst, and researcher. The Master’s Degree gives the graduate an edge in the IT industry as it trains graduate students not just to be administrators, but to be managers, senior engineers, strategic planners, chief information officers, entrepreneurs, and educators. [+]

The Master in Information Technology (MIT) program aims to produce the complete IT professional –equally capable as a software engineer, systems administrator, business analyst, and researcher. The Master’s Degree gives the graduate an edge in the IT industry as it trains graduate students not just to be administrators, but to be managers, senior engineers, strategic planners, chief information officers, entrepreneurs, and educators. It does this by providing IT training that focuses on the development of intellectual activities and not just the acquisition of skills.

The program emphasizes the acquisition of concepts and technologies preparing and enabling the graduate student for the industrial practice of systems integration, systems administration, systems planning, systems implementation and other activities that maintain the integrity and proper functionality of a system and its components. It also involves projects relevant to the industry including business, education, government. ... [-]


Master in Strategic Business Economics

Campus Part time 11 months August 2018 Philippines Pasig City

The Strategic Business Economics Program (SBEP) is exclusively for senior executives like you who hold top management positions and who play an active role in formulating and implementing the overall strategies and management policies of your organization. [+]

The Strategic Business Economics Program (SBEP) is exclusively for senior executives like you who hold top management positions and who play an active role in formulating and implementing the overall strategies and management policies of your organization.

The program will enable you to:

Broaden your economic perspective and enhance your capacity to handle strategic and long-term policy issues that confront your organization; Identify the fundamental trends and changes taking place in the national and international economies, and understand how these influence the performance and prospects of regions, sectors, industries, and your specific business firm; Access up-to-date research findings to make successful and strategic business decisions; and Apply business economic tools to create value in every facet of your organization. ... [-]

Masters in Political Economy – Evening Program

Campus Part time 4 years August 2018 Philippines Pasig City

Inspired by Oxford University’s Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) course, UA&P’s Political Economy program seeks to equip students with skills that will enable them to examine society through different lenses–political science, philosophy, economics, history, sociology–and to consider social issues not merely from a local but also from a regional and global perspective. [+]

Inspired by Oxford University’s Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) course, UA&P’s Political Economy program seeks to equip students with skills that will enable them to examine society through different lenses–political science, philosophy, economics, history, sociology–and to consider social issues not merely from a local but also from a regional and global perspective.

The Masters in Political Economy Evening Program caters to fresh graduates and young professionals. The program has the following specializations:

International Relations Development Public Policy and Governance

Classes are conducted on weekday evenings (6-9 pm) and on Saturdays. Thesis and non-thesis options are available. Like all UA&P students, students in the Masters in Political Economy Evening Program are provided with personal and professional mentoring.... [-]