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MOVER: An Erasmus Mundus Program

Erasmus Mundus Master in Quaternary and Prehistory


Human Origins Patrimony in Southeast Asia

 
 

 

The Archaeological Studies Program (ASP) at the University of the Philippines Diliman was established on August 24, 1995. Multidisciplinary in nature, ASP is designed to oversee and coordinate instructional, research and extension activities pertaining to the systematic discovery, reclamation, analysis, presentation and preservation of the material remains of past cultures.

ASP offers Diploma and MA/MS programs in coordination with the different colleges of the University of the Philippines, Diliman. For the MA/MS degree programs, one can specialize either in Prehistory, Historic Archaeology, or Resource Management. Please feel free to browse through the links to get more information.


Course Requirements:

Diploma in Archaeology (21 units)
Recommended Courses Taken, last modified 2016

First Trimester (6 units)

Second Trimester (9 units)

Third Trimester (6 units)

Archaeo 201* - 3 units

Archaeo 204 - 3 units

Archaeo 206 - 3 units

Archaeo 202 - 3 units

Archaeo 269 - 3 units

Archaeo 207 - 3 units

Archaeo 260 - 3 units



* Archaeo 201 is offered in the 1st and 2nd Trimester


MA/MS in Archaeology (42 units)
Recommended Courses Taken, last modified 2016

First Year

First Trimester (6 units)

Second Trimester (6 units)

Third Trimester *** (6 units)

Archaeo 201* - 3 units

Archaeo 204 - 3 units

Archaeo 206 - 3 units

Archaeo 202 - 3 units

Archaeo 269 - 3 units

Archaeo 207 - 3 units

Second Year

First Trimester (9 units)

Second Trimester (9 units)

Third Trimester (6 units)

Elective 1 - 3 units

Elective 3 - 3 units

Archaeo 300 - 6 units

Elective 2 - 3 units

Elective 4 - 3 units


Cognate** - 3 units

Archaeo 299 - 3 units


* Offered in the 1st and 2nd Trimester in the Proposed Curriculum
** Cognate which is taken outside of the program has to be taken by the student during the regular / semestral calendar as an additional matriculation.
*** The shift from the second semester offering for Archaeo 206 and 207 to the 3rd term would ensure that the field activity is conducted during the summer months and that prerequisites for the said subjects are taken in the first and second terms.


PhD in Archaeology
Recommended Courses Taken, last modified 2022

TYPE A STUDENT (39 units total)
With MA/MS from ASP.

First Year

First Trimester (9 units)

Second Trimester (9 units)

Third Trimester *** (6 units)

Archaeo 298 * - 3 units

Archaeo 298 * - 3 units

Archaeo 301 *** - 3 units

Archaeo 399 - 3 units

Archaeo 399 * - 3 units

Archaeo 302 *** - 3 units

Elective 1 ** - 3 units

Elective 2 ** - 3 units


Second Year

First Trimester (3 units)

Second Trimester

Third Trimester (6 units)

Elective 3 - 3 units

Comprehensive Exam

Archaeo 400 - 6 units

Third Year

First Trimester (6 units)



Archaeo 300 - 6 units



* Must take two Archaeo 298 and two Archaeo 399 courses
** In consultation with the thesis supervisor, the student will take elective subjects that are needed as skills relevant to the thesis topic
*** The shift from second semester offering for Archaeo 301 and 302 to the third term would ensure that the field activity is conducted during the summer months.


TYPE B STUDENT (42 units total)
With Master's degree in a non-archaeology discipline.
You must take Diploma in Archaeology before enrollment to PhD
.

First Year

First Trimester (6 units)

Second Trimester (6 units)

Third Trimester *** (6 units)

Archaeo 298 * - 3 units

Archaeo 298 * - 3 units

Archaeo 301 *** - 3 units

Elective 1 ** - 3 units

Archaeo 220 - 3 units

Archaeo 302 *** - 3 units

Second Year

First Trimester (3 units)

Second Trimester (6 units)

Third Trimester

Archaeo 399 * - 3 units

Archaeo 399 ** - 3 units

Comprehensive Exam

Elective 2 ** - 3 units

Elective 3 ** - 3 units


Third Year

First Trimester (6 units)

Second Trimester (6 units)


Archaeo 400 - 6 units

Archaeo 400 - 6 units


* Must take two Archaeo 298 and two Archaeo 399 courses
** In consultation with the thesis supervisor, the student will take elective subjects that are needed as skills relevant to the thesis topic
*** The shift from second semester offering for Archaeo 301 and 302 to the third term would ensure that the field activity is conducted during the summer months.


TYPE C STUDENT (45 units total)
With a Master's degree in Archaeology from another university.

First Year

First Trimester (6 units)

Second Trimester (6 units)

Third Trimester *** (6 units)

Archaeo 298 * - 3 units

Archaeo 298 * - 3 units

Archaeo 301 *** - 3 units

Archaeo 260 - 3 units

Archaeo 220 - 3 units

Archaeo 302 *** - 3 units

Second Year

First Trimester (6 units)

Second Trimester (6 units)

Third Trimester (3 units)

Elective 1 ** - 3 units

Archaeo 399 ** - 3 units

Archaeo 399 * - 3 units

Elective 2 ** - 3 units

Elective 3 ** - 3 units


Third Year

First Trimester

Second Trimester (6 units)

Third Trimester (6 units)

Comprehensive Exam

Archaeo 400 - 6 units

Archaeo 400 - 6 units

* Must take two Archaeo 298 and two Archaeo 399 courses
** In consultation with the thesis supervisor, the student will take elective subjects that are needed as skills relevant to the thesis topic
*** The shift from second semester offering for Archaeo 301 and 302 to the third term would ensure that the field activity is conducted during the summer months.

 



Core Courses

Archaeo 201 Foundations of Archaeology
Archaeo 202 History of Archaeology
Archaeo 204 Scientific Archaeological Analysis
Archaeo 206 Field Methods in Archaeology
Archaeo 207 Laboratory and Applied Analysis
Archaeo 269 Archaeological Applications in Geology
Archaeo 299 Research