1 Master of Sciece i Global Health Preparig the Next Geeratio of Global Health Leaders Iovative US Educatio O the Groud i Chia Degree from Duke Uiversity
2 The ext geeratio of global health leaders, traied with US expertise at the forefrot of ecoomic evolutio i Chia. Picture yourself amog those who champio the right to greater health equity for all people, examiig ad addressig the factors that affect a populatio s well-beig ad quality of life their ecoomic, social, evirometal, political ad health care practices. There s ever bee a better time for a career i global health, ad there s o better place to prepare tha i Chia, a microcosm of the dyamic chages goig o i the world. You ca veture ito this powerful career path with a degree from Duke Uiversity, oe of the most prestigious uiversities i the world. Embark o a educatio that emphasizes iterdiscipliary collaboratio, a field research experiece ad metorship from expert iteratioal faculty, all set i a prime locatio at the vaguard of historic trasformatio Ear a Master of Sciece i Global Health at Duke Kusha Uiversity. Duke Kusha Uiversity (DKU) is a Sio-America partership betwee Duke Uiversity, which cosistetly raks i the top te of all America uiversities, ad Wuha Uiversity, amed amog Chia s te best uiversities by the Chiese Uiversity Alumi Associatio. Through Duke s sigular commitmet to brig its best resources ad culture of excellece, DKU delivers a Duke educatio i the global ceter that is Chia today. DKU offers a Master of Sciece i Global Health (MSc-GH) that prepares its graduates for a challegig career addressig the complex health cocers that ifluece a society s well-beig. It is a two-year program located i Kusha, Chia, modeled after the highly successful program pioeered at Duke Uiversity i Durham, North Carolia, USA, oe of the world s most highly regarded uiversities. The laguage of istructio is Eglish, ad the MSc-GH degree is awarded by Duke Uiversity. Studets come from a variety of discipliary backgrouds icludig medicie, public health, biology, egieerig, law, ecoomics, policy, busiess, ad more. They leave equipped to make a sigificat impact as iovative global health professioals i a vast ad diverse iteratioal job market. DKU s MSc-GH: Duke Uiversity s Cuttig- Edge Global Health Educatio, i Chia. Duke s iovative program i global health educatio ad traiig oe of the first of its kid i the Uited States emphasizes iterdiscipliary study, hads-o research opportuities, ad close metorig from its world-class faculty. A guidig priciple is a uderstadig that health is shaped by a large umber of compoets, requirig a multi-faceted approach to eable practitioers to make a meaigful differece. The MSc-GH at Duke has traied more tha 100 global health leaders who ow hold rewardig positios with academic, o-govermetal ad corporate orgaizatios. May graduates are also pursuig medical or PhD-level traiig at top uiversities i the world. With DKU s Master of Sciece i Global Health, you have access to the usurpassed expertise of Duke s program with a exceptioal settig i Chia, the largest risig ecoomy i the world. It s a frot-row seat at the itersectio of US ad Chiese excellece i research, policy ad real-world social trasformatio. At DKU, you will advace your traiig i global health while egagig with the complexities ivolved, forgig professioal coectios with the major players who share stewardship of the world s health iterests. Global health is a major compoet of iteratioal developmet work, ad the eed for well-traied professioals is strog ad growig. Employers are lookig for future leaders who are comfortable i global settigs ad, with your MSc-GH from Duke Uiversity, you will be armed with more tha kowledge: you will build cofidece, elicit your creativity, ehace your commuicatio skills, ad lear to thik i iovative ways. Take your place i academic careers i global health ad research or global medicie, i o-govermetal orgaizatios such as the World Health Orgaizatio, World Bak, World Food Programme, ad i other corporate sector ad govermetal agecies aroud the globe..
3 Sample Projects That Have Bee Udertake by DKU Studets The ifluece of food prices ad household family icome o obesity rates i Peru Usig text messages as a tool for prevetio of cardiovascular disease i Haia, Chia Assessig the effectiveess of peer-iformed learig o moder cotraceptive awareess amog wome i Leogae, Haiti A comparative study of health care resource allocatios toward uiversal health coverage i Chia ad Keya A evaluatio of curret surveillace systems ad existig problems of a early warig system for degue fever i Fiji World-Class Faculty, Small Class Size. The DKU faculty hails from may coutries, brigig strog ties with leadig foreig istitutios. Our professors i the MSc- GH program represet a broad rage of disciplies such as public health, ecoomics, medicie ad evirometal studies. They are reowed leaders i their fields, but they are also dedicated to teachig ad metorig studets, helpig you fid your path i global health ad holdig the highest expectatios for educatioal excellece. As a studet i a small, diverse cohort at DKU, you will be give a distictly iteractive learig experiece, oe that icorporates iovative teachig techiques ad challeges you to thik beyod the textbook ad to egage with the world. Field Study ad Master s Thesis. Classroom learig is oly the begiig of your educatioal experiece at DKU. Workig with faculty metors to develop a research questio ad field-based project, each DKU MSc-GH studet speds at least te weeks i the field. Chia, Keya, Peru, Fiji these are just a sample of the coutries where field studies have bee coducted by Global Health studets, with a rich set of opportuities throughout Asia ad beyod to Africa, Europe, North ad South America. This field-based research experiece typically occurs betwee the first ad secod years of the program, ad fiacial support is provided for your travel ad project costs. Your closely metored field research project culmiates i a master s thesis, which is a credit-bearig requiremet that is usually completed i the fial semester of the program. Your thesis represets a sigificat work of scholarship, with good likelihood of beig published. It is the capstoe of your academic ad hads-o educatio i global health at DKU. Egage through the DKU Global Health Research Ceter. The Master of Sciece i Global Health at DKU is a iterdiscipliary program that draws o the expertise of world-class faculty from multiple schools, departmets ad academic disciplies. Nowhere does this approach come more alive tha i the DKU Global Health Research Ceter, established i 2013 by the Duke Global Health Istitute. The Ceter tackles health ad health policy challeges i Chia ad the larger regio, offerig coutless opportuities for MSc-GH studets to get ivolved ad collaborate with leadig Chiese ad iteratioal researchers. The DKU Global Health Research Ceter also hosts atioal ad iteratioal cofereces o campus to dissemiate research fidigs ad ecourage dialogue amog scietists, professioals, policymakers ad other key stakeholders egaged i global health. A Superb Locatio. Chia, with a diverse populatio facig uique health challeges across its social, cultural, ecoomic ad geographic divides, provides a ideal settig to study global health. As you live ad lear at the brad-ew DKU campus i Kusha, Chia, marvel at its uparalleled locatio i the world s fastest growig ecoomic power. Kusha, Jiagsu Provice, is oe of the most successful iteratioal maufacturig ceters i Chia, with more tha 1.6 millio people, situated ear the historical ceter of Chia s traditioal Wu culture. A free shuttle bus rus regularly betwee campus ad dowtow Kusha, offerig easy access to off-campus diig, local shoppig, parks ad the trai statio. Ejoy the close proximity of day trips to Shaghai ad Suzhou, both accessible by frequet high-speed bullet trai service.
4 DKU is positioed to be a hub for global health, both geographically ad professioally. Studyig i Chia provides first-had isight ito global health issues, as does experiecig the caliber of the Duke Global Health Istitute ad the faculty withi Chia. Oly at DKU ca you get such uique educatioal exposure, growig as a idividual ad a professioal. Giy De La Cruz, Class of 2016, USA The global health graduate program at DKU has bee a oe-of-a-kid experiece. Ejoyig state-of-the-art facilities, rubbig shoulders with profoudly experieced professors, ad beig i Chia has allowed me to study the disciplie ad observe related issues that spur discussio ad motivate chage. The strog affiliatio with Duke Uiversity allows studets to tap resources o opposite eds of the plaet. Hwee Mi Loh, Class of 2016, Sigapore
5 Apply Now for the Master of Sciece i Global Health at Duke Kusha Uiversity Who Should Apply? DKU s MSc-GH is a two-year graduate program i Chia for those with a passio for improvig health ad achievig equity i wellbeig for all people, ad who wat to study with the vaguard of global health leadership from the US ad Chia. The program s laguage of istructio is Eglish, ad writte ad spoke Eglish proficiecy is required. Studets who are ot ative Eglish speakers ca provide laguage evaluatio test scores (such as the TOEFL or IELTS) with their applicatio materials. Typical Class Profile: Average age: 24.7 Work experiece < 6 moths: 42% Wome: 71% Iteratioal citizeship: 90% Average udergraduate GPA: 3.43 (4.0 scale) GRE rage (middle 80%): Are Scholarships Available? Duke Kusha Uiversity is committed to erollig a highly taleted, diverse ad iteratioal studet body. Scholarship support is available to help achieve these goals, ad DKU provides full or partial scholarships to exceptioally taleted studets ad studets who eed fiacial support. Cotact for more iformatio o scholarship awards. May We Speak with GH Studets? DKU Peer Advisors are fellow learers who joied our program ad are willig to share their experiece with others at their home istitutio ad with people aroud the world. Cotact us at for more iformatio. How ad Whe to Apply? Applicats also must submit the followig documets: Priority applicatio for acceptace ad scholarship cosideratio is available olie from September 1, 2015 through March 31, Applicatios submitted after the deadlie will be cosidered if places are still available. All applicatios are submitted olie. Applicatio istructios, program details ad deadlies are available at: Trascripts from all post-secodary schools atteded Statemet of purpose Recet CV Three letters of recomedatio Official TOEFL or IELTS score for o-ative Eglish speaker (TOEFL > 90 or IELTS >7) Official GRE or MCAT scores
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