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UPSE offers MDE full-time (day) program ONLY. MA Econ continues to be a full-time day only graduate program.

The UPSE Graduate Program

The UP School of Economics offers courses leading to the degrees of Doctor of Philosophy (Economics), Master of Arts (Economics), and Master in Development Economics (MDE). These programs are designed to provide future economists in academe, government, industry, non-governmental and international organizations with rigorous training in the methods and applications of economic analysis.

For graduate student applicants, please note also of the following:

  1. An application fee of PhP 1,000 (US $40 for foreign applicants) is required for processing of the application. You may deposit your payment to:

    Bank of Philippine Islands (Loyola Branch)
    Current Account # 3081-0755-13
    Account Name: UPSE Fellowships
    Bank Routing Code: BOPIPHMM (Swift Code)

    You may pay online (via BPI online banking, or via Instapay if you have a non-BPI bank account).
  2. Upon payment, please do one of the following:
    — attach the scanned deposit slip (with your name on it) to your online application ** [if payment is made online, take a screenshot of the successful transaction and upload it in lieu of the deposit slip]

    — send us an email attachment a copy of the deposit slip [or proof of successful online transaction] to

    — send your deposit slip by fax to (632) 8920-5460 or (632) 8920-5463