Master of Arts in Demography

The Master of Arts in Demography (MADEM) is a degree program that aims to train practitioners of demography who are able to conduct independent high quality research, teach demography courses at both graduate and undergraduate levels, conduct short-term demographic training programs and engage in population program formulation and evaluation.

Master in Population Studies

The Master in Population Studies (MPOPS) is a non-thesis program that aims to meet the need for population practitioners with a strong grounding in the theory and methods of demography and the ability to critically analyze the interrelationship between population factors and development in its various ramifications, from an interdisciplinary perspective.

Admission Requirements

To qualify for a program, a student must have completed a baccalaureate degree from a recognized college or university with a General Weighted Average of 2.0 (or its equivalent) or better. Computer literacy and a good background in the Social Sciences, Mathematics, or Statistics are additional requirements for applicants to a program. The applicant must also pass the admission test given by the institute.

Applicants shall submit the following documents:

  1. Letter of intent addressed to the Dean of College of Social Sciences and Philosophy, UP Diliman
  2. Two (2) accomplished application forms*
  3. Two (2) accomplished evaluation forms* (in sealed envelopes)
  4. Original transcript of records
  5. Original PSA (NSO) birth certificate
  6. Six (6) 2x2 colored pictures

*fillable PDF form

updated: 4 Mar 2015


Fellowship Program

UPPI offers a limited number of fellowships through the UPPI Endowment Fund, the Demographic Research and Development Foundation (DRDF) and the Philippine Population Association (PPA). The Fellowship covers tuition, monthly stipend and book allowance.

Applicants for the Fellowship must satisfy admission requirements and obtain a good rating in the admission test. He/she should be under 35 years of age, of good moral character and should display a high level of interest and intention to work in a population-related field upon completion of training.