School of Public Health and Community Medicine

Research Project Topics

Students can elect to take a Research Project (PHCM9148 (6 UOC), PHCM9144 (12 UOC), PHCM9150 (18 UOC)) as part of their coursework degree. The project comprises an in-depth study of a public health, health management or international health issue or topic. The project may be in the form of a small-scale research study, a case study, a program evaluation or a report on field placement. Students wishing to enrol in a project must obtain permission.


Listen to a video on Research Projects and hear about some of the research projects available in the SPHCM. Video slides can also be accessed separately here:

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Available Research Projects

Available Research Projects are listed below. If you are interested in undertaking one of the research projects listed please contact the academic member of staff directly.


Health system requirements cascade for combination blood pressure lowering therapy use in low- and middle-income countries

This project is available for two students undertaking a postgraduate coursework degree beginning Term 3 2020.

This project is suitable for students looking to gain experience in Global Health. It is suitable to be undertaken from home during the current pandemic. Contact with the study team will include regular, weekly zoom meetings.

If you are interested in undertaking this research project please contact  Associate Professor Ruth Webster, with a brief cover letter outlining your background and why you are interested in this project.

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