Master of Science in Global Health

Field Study

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-GH students have completed innovative field research in more than 20 countries around the world.

Sample Projects

  • Evaluating the effectiveness of applied theatre for health education among adolescents in Moshi, Tanzania
  • The Interaction between social support and coping in HIV-Positive Women in Eldoret, Kenya and North Carolina
  • Lifestyle risk factors for non-communicable diseases and attitudes towards preventive counseling: a cross-sectional analysis of Chinese medical students

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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.