postgraduate

Master's Degree in Economics and
Development

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ABOUT THE

Program

The world has witnessed in recent decades a reconfiguration in its economic, political and cultural structures that reveals the dynamic behavior of new social systems. Its relevance has been so great that economic thought has not been exempt from analyzing these transformations and their impact on the behavior of global economic development.

Understanding its importance, the Master in Economics and Development of the Industrial University of Santander (UIS) approaches this set of transformations from a transdisciplinary perspective. With this, the program assumes the challenge of making a solid interpretation and critical analysis of the economic policies of development, on a global and local scale, in accordance with the core changes that affect our quality of life.

Bucaramanga, Santander: SNIES 103395 | Qualified registration: MEN N.° 13399 of July 23, 2021, validity 7 years.

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DEGREE:

Master in Economics and Development

DURATION:

4 semesters

MODALITY::

In-person

CAMPUS

Main campus Bucaramanga

DEGREE:

Master in Economics and Development

DURATION:

4 Semesters

MODALITY:

In-person

CAMPUS:

Main Campus Bucaramanga

APPLICANT

Profile

The Master's Degree in Economics and Development at the Industrial University of Santander (UIS) is aimed at professionals in economics, social sciences, engineering, administration, sociology, public health and other disciplines who are interested in investigating, in a transversal way and using tools from economic theory, about different social, economic, political and cultural processes.

The Academic Committee of the program will evaluate the applications for admission and suggest if it is necessary for the applicant to take a leveling course.

GRADUATE

Profile

Graduates of the Master's Degree in Economics and Development of the Industrial University of Santander (UIS) is qualified to hold leadership positions in the public and private sectors as well as in multilateral organizations.

They are highly qualified professionals to develop research in the socioeconomic field and to lead processes that require the implementation of analytical skills associated with economic reasoning and that are the result of the interaction between different institutional agents.

APPLICANT

Profile

The Master’s Degree in Economics and Development at the Industrial University of Santander (UIS) is aimed at professionals in economics, social sciences, engineering, administration, sociology, public health and other disciplines who are interested in investigating, in a transversal way and using tools from economic theory, about different social, economic, political and cultural processes.

The Academic Committee of the program will evaluate the applications for admission and suggest if it is necessary for the applicant to take a leveling course.

GRADUATE

Profile

Graduates of the Master’s Degree in Economics and Development of the Industrial University of Santander (UIS) is qualified to hold leadership positions in the public and private sectors as well as in multilateral organizations.

They are highly qualified professionals to develop research in the socioeconomic field and to lead processes that require the implementation of analytical skills associated with economic reasoning and that are the result of the interaction between different institutional agents.

Tuition Subsidies and Condobable Loans

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program

All about our program

Academic

Curriculum

 

Code:  00000           Credits:    4  - Advanced microeconomics


Code:  00000           Credits:    4  - Quantitative methods


Code:  00000           Credits:    5  - Research seminar I

 

Code:  00000           Credits:    4  - Development macroeconomics


Code:  00000           Credits:    4  - Advanced econometrics


Code:  00000           Credits:    5  - Research seminar II

Code:  00000           Credits:    5  - Elective Seminar I


Code:  00000           Credits:    5  - Elective Seminar II


Code:  40373           Credits:    6  - Research work I

Code:  00000           Credits:    5  - Elective Seminar III


Code:  40374           Credits:    6  - Research work II

KEEP IN MIND

Additional Information

   Bucaramanga  

2nd semester

2024

* Subject to demand

Registration payment begins

Registration begins

Registration payment deadline

Registration deadline

Entrance exams

Interviews

Results publication

Academic tuition payment

Academic registration

Classes begin

 

February 20, 2024

February 21, 2024

July 05, 2024

July 09, 2024

July 15, 2024

July 19, 2024

July 23, 2024

July 25-31, 2024

July 31-August 2, 2024

august 12, 2024

  
Requirements list
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
  • UIS registration form duly completed and signed.
  • Resume, it has to be done in the UIS format established institutionally for this purpose, with the attachment of the certificates and copies of documents that corroborate what is described in it.
  • Photocopy of valid identity document valid in Colombia or valid passport for foreigners.
  • Recent document type photo, preferably in digital format, white background 3×4.
  • Photocopy of the diploma or Photocopy of the undergraduate degree certificate required by the program, issued by a recognized HEI in Colombia.
    • Notice 1: If the applicant has a degree from a foreign university, it must be duly apostilled and translated into Spanish if it is in a foreign language. The degrees must be validated before the Ministerio de Educación Nacional of the Republic of Colombia in case the applicant is going to study a master’s degree in the area of health, law or other area regulated by national regulations that require this administrative act.
  • Certificate of the grades obtained during undergraduate studies, with a weighted average equal to or higher than three point fifty (3.50), and those of the research or in-depth master’s degree programs completed.
    • Notice 2: In the case of UIS undergraduate alumni, it is not necessary to provide it.
  • Receipt of payment issued by the UIS treasury for the current value of the registration or receipt of consignment in the account authorized by the UIS.
  • If the advisory committee so determines, proof of reading comprehension and written production in Spanish language, presenting the certificate of approval issued by the UIS School of Languages.
    • Notice 1: The cost of the certification or test is not included in the registration fee for the graduate program.
  • For research master’s degrees, certification of foreign language level equivalent to or higher than level A1 according to the CEFR for languages, according to standardized test or issued by the UIS Institute of Languages.
    • Notice 2: This certification will not be required for those applicants who are native speakers of a foreign language or who have obtained a university degree in a foreign language, according to the description of such studies in the corresponding documents.
  • Receipt of payment, issued by the UIS treasury, for the current value of the psycho-technical test (if required) or receipt of consignment in the authorized accounts.
  • Two (2) confidential letters of academic reference, in sealed envelopes, sent directly to the graduate coordination, according to the form established by the UIS.
  • Research Master’s Degrees: endorsement letter from a research group or center of the UIS or from a scientific institution with which there is an agreement in force, signed by the director of the same, and in which the applicant is presented to the program.
  • In-depth master’s degrees: endorsement letter from a research group or center of the UIS or from a company or organization, signed by the legal representative of the same, presenting the applicant to the postgraduate program and expressing that in such group or entity the application work may be proposed or carried out.
SPECIFICS REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS PROGRAM
  • AA
  • BB
  • CC
  • Notice A: All the documents listed above must have a digital version in PDF in order to complete the online registration process.
  • Notice B: All documents must be submitted physically. To hand the documents in, please go to the postgraduate office of the program in the city where you wish to take the academic program or to the offices of the entity with which the UIS has an agreement with.
  • Notice C: When physical documents are submitted, additional documents that you consider relevant for the admission must be attached.
  • Notice D: On the page “Start the registration process” the formats to fill out the requested documentation can be downloaded.

Inscription

# S.M.M.L.V.

Tuition fees per semester

# S.M.M.L.V.

Academic fees per semester # S.M.M.L.V.

The university has a mechanism through which the financial obligations of a student can be partially or totally covered by a company or entity that wishes to support the student.

Also, various forms of payment have been arranged so that students can combine the available forms of payment according to their particular conditions. On the page "Start registration process" you will find the available options.

Additionally, to facilitate access to postgraduate programs, the UIS has signed various agreements with entities specialized in educational credit. These agreements seek facilities and better credit conditions for UIS students.

* Students who have the voting certificate from the last popular election process in Colombia may request a 10% discount on tuition fees.

KEEP IN MIND

Additional Information

2nd semester

2024

*Subject to demand of the program.




Bucaramanga

Registration payment begins

feb 20, 2024

Registration begins

feb 21, 2024

Registration payment deadline

jul 05, 2024

Registration deadline

jul 09, 2024

Entrance exams

jul 15, 2024

Interviews

jul 19, 2024

Results publication

jul 23, 2024

Academic tuition payment

jul 25-31, 2024

Academic registration

Jul 31-Aug 02, 2024

Classes begin

aug 12, 2024

Requirements list

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

  • UIS registration form duly completed and signed.
  • Resume, it has to be done in the UIS format established institutionally for this purpose, with the attachment of the certificates and copies of documents that corroborate what is described in it.
  • Photocopy of valid identity document valid in Colombia or valid passport for foreigners.
  • Recent document type photo, preferably in digital format, white background 3×4.
  • Photocopy of the diploma or Photocopy of the undergraduate degree certificate required by the program, issued by a recognized HEI in Colombia.
    • Notice 1: If the applicant has a degree from a foreign university, it must be duly apostilled and translated into Spanish if it is in a foreign language. The degrees must be validated before the Ministerio de Educación Nacional of the Republic of Colombia in case the applicant is going to study a master’s degree in the area of health, law or other area regulated by national regulations that require this administrative act.
  • Certificate of the grades obtained during undergraduate studies, with a weighted average equal to or higher than three point fifty (3.50), and those of the research or in-depth master’s degree programs completed.
    • Notice 2: In the case of UIS undergraduate alumni, it is not necessary to provide it.
  • Receipt of payment issued by the UIS treasury for the current value of the registration or receipt of consignment in the account authorized by the UIS.
  • If the advisory committee so determines, proof of reading comprehension and written production in Spanish language, presenting the certificate of approval issued by the UIS School of Languages.
    • Notice 1: The cost of the certification or test is not included in the registration fee for the graduate program.
  • For research master’s degrees, certification of foreign language level equivalent to or higher than level A1 according to the CEFR for languages, according to standardized test or issued by the UIS Institute of Languages.
    • Notice 2: This certification will not be required for those applicants who are native speakers of a foreign language or who have obtained a university degree in a foreign language, according to the description of such studies in the corresponding documents.
  • Receipt of payment, issued by the UIS treasury, for the current value of the psycho-technical test (if required) or receipt of consignment in the authorized accounts.
  • Two (2) confidential letters of academic reference, in sealed envelopes, sent directly to the graduate coordination, according to the form established by the UIS.
  • Research Master’s Degrees: endorsement letter from a research group or center of the UIS or from a scientific institution with which there is an agreement in force, signed by the director of the same, and in which the applicant is presented to the program.
  • In-depth master’s degrees: endorsement letter from a research group or center of the UIS or from a company or organization, signed by the legal representative of the same, presenting the applicant to the postgraduate program and expressing that in such group or entity the application work may be proposed or carried out.

SPECIFICS REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS PROGRAM

  • AA
  • BB
  • CC
  • Notice A: All the documents listed above must have a digital version in PDF in order to complete the online registration process.
  • Notice B: All documents must be submitted physically. To hand the documents in, please go to the postgraduate office of the program in the city where you wish to take the academic program or to the offices of the entity with which the UIS has an agreement with.
  • Notice C: When physical documents are submitted, additional documents that you consider relevant for the admission must be attached.
  • Notice D: On the page “Start the registration process” the formats to fill out the requested documentation can be downloaded.

Inscription

0,25 S.M.M.L.V.

Tuition fees per semester

1 S.M.M.L.V.*

Academic fees per semester

10 S.M.M.L.V.


The university has a mechanism through which the financial obligations of a student can be partially or totally covered by a company or entity that wishes to support the student.

Also, various forms of payment have been arranged so that students can combine the available forms of payment according to their particular conditions. On the page "Start registration process" you will find the available options.

Additionally, to facilitate access to postgraduate programs, the UIS has signed various agreements with entities specialized in educational credit. These agreements seek facilities and better credit conditions for UIS students.

* Students who have the voting certificate from the last popular election process in Colombia may request a 10% discount on tuition fees.

OUR

Faculty

Alexandra Cortés Aguilar

Doctor of Economics

Amado Antonio Guerrero Rincón

Doctor of History

Claudia Patricia Cote Peña

Specialist in Senior Management

Fernando Estrada Gallego

Master in Philosophy

Gilberto Gómez Mantilla

Specialization in Business Management - Specialization in Management Accounting

Gonzalo Alberto Patiño Benavides

Doctor of Economics

Héctor Fernando López Acero

Doctor of Philosophy

Héctor Alirio Méndez Sánchez

Master in Economics

Isaac Guerrero Rincón

Master in Economic Sciences

Jorge Luis Navarro España

Master in Management and Public Policy

José Alberto Pinto Mantilla

Doctor of Latin American Studies

Luis Alejandro Palacio García

Doctor of Economics

Rafael Alcides Téllez Sánchez

Master in Planning and Administration of Regional Development

Rafael Antonio Viana Barceló

Doctor of Economic Analysis

Héctor Luis Romero Valbuena

Doctor of Economics

Josefa Ramoni Perazzi

Doctor of Economics

Freddy Jesús Ruíz Herrera

PhD candidate in Regional Development and Economical Integration

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and allies

The UIS has established different agreements with national and international entities in order to have a greater impact on their training, teaching, research and related processes in the articulation of the public university with the different social actors.

 

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Master’s Degree in Economics and Development

Telephone: +57 (607) 635 8849

PBX: +57 (607) 634 4000

Phone extension: 2249

Email: esceco@uis.edu.co

UIS Central Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Edificio de Ciencias Humanas

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Do yo want more information?

Contact Us

Master’s Degree in Economics and Development

Telephone: +57 (607) 635 8849

PBX: +57 (607) 634 4000

Phone extension: 2249

Email: esceco@uis.edu.co

UIS Central Campus

Address: carrera 27 #09 (Ciudad universitaria)

Bucaramanga, Santander

Edificio de Ciencias Humanas

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Do yo want more information?

Contact Us

Master’s Degree in Economics and Development

Telephone: +57 (607) 635 8849

PBX: +57 (607) 634 4000

Phone extension: 2249

Email: esceco@uis.edu.co

UIS Central Campus

Address: carrera 27 #09 (Ciudad universitaria)

Bucaramanga, Santander

Edificio de Ciencias Humanas

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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