International Fieldwork

Classroom learning is only the beginning of your educational experience

At Duke Kunshan University you’ll work with a faculty member to develop a research question and field-based project in Asia or other locations around the world.

Financial support is available to assist with your travel and project costs.

The field-based research experience typically occurs between the first and second years of the program.

To date, MSc Global Health students have completed innovative field research in more than 20 countries around the world.

Sample Projects

  • Assessing the capacity of primary care facilitation cardiovascular disease management and prevention in low-resource settings in Vietnam
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  • Attitudes and Perceptions towards Microbial Larviciding in Malaria Vector Control in Lower Moshi Tanzania: A Mixed Method Study
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  • Risk Perception for Avian Influenza Virus Infection among Swine Workers in Rural North Carolina, United States

Global Health Research Center

The Global Health Research Center is a partnership between Duke Kunshan University, the Duke Global Health Institute at Duke University and its global partners to conduct cutting-edge research that addresses the future health of populations in China and the region. It serves as a hub for Duke’s global health research program in China.