The Master of Arts in Islamic Studies is the leading Islamic Studies graduate degree program in the Philippines and taught by distinguished scholars of their respective expertise. It is two and a half years program that equips the students with knowledge skills grounded on a complementing harmony of revealed knowledge (Islam) and rational knowledge. This classical approach that has dominated the golden axial age of Muslim civilization is UP IIS strategy to balance the worlds of Muslims and of Euro-American modernity.
Application period opens at specific months. Every June is for first semester applicants, while for the month of November is dedicated for second semester applicants.