Post Graduate Diploma/Executive Diploma in  Clinical Epidemiology


Clinical Epidemiology is a cornerstone discipline in Public Health. It is the foundation on which public health decisions are made, implemented and evaluated. Clinical Epidemiology applies the concepts and techniques of epidemiology, statistics, and decision analysis to clinical problems in patient care settings. Professionals are provided with an opportunity to develop research skills and apply epidemiological concepts which are essential for investigating important clinical and population-based health problems. Clinical epidemiologists can skillfully assess the dimensions of public health issues, determine appropriate strategies to meet emerging challenges and apply such knowledge to improve the health of the people by empowering public health programs and influencing policy decisions in the health and allied sectors.

Programme Modules

Module 1 : Basic Principles of Clinical Epidemiology

Module 2 : Epidemiological Methods (Descriptive & Analytical)

Module 3 : Epidemiology: Principles, Methods and limitations

Module 4 : Epidemiological Studies

Module 5 : Biostatistics

Module 6 : Research Methods & Bioethics

Module 7 : Introduction to Clinical Research Methods and Clinical Trials

Module 8 : Study Design (Cross Sectional, Cohort Studies & Case Control)

Module 9 : Bias, Confounding and Interaction

Module 10 : Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Module 11 : Chronic Disease Epidemiology

Module 12 : Pandemics: Risks, Impacts, and Prevention (Special emphasis on COVID 19)

Module 13 : Case Study


Any Graduation/ B.Sc. in Microbiology/ Life Sciences/ Botany/ Zoology/ Food Science/ Food Technology/ BE/ B.Pharma/ MBBS/ BDS/ BHMS/ BUMS/ BAMS or any other discipline. Diploma holders are eligible for our Executive Diploma, Industry Certificate, and Certificate Programmes.

Programme Duration

The duration to complete this programme is 1 year (Post Graduate Diploma), 6 months (Executive Diploma).


The registration dates for this programme run by the Institute are updated timely on the webpage. Effective online learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the programme lectures and study material easily accessible. This gives huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.

Programme Deliverables

A comprehensive study material for all the modules in hard copies ensuring the needs of the audience. The accompanying training material is appropriately aligned with the current Industry’s expectations.

  • – Assignments for all the programme modules for continuous evaluation and guidance.
  • – Interactive or online live sessions on all key areas of the programme giving all flexibility to the participants.
  • – Online classes for all the modules will be conducted on the weekends. Moreover, a doubt clearing session will also be scheduled before the examination.
  • – All the efforts are made by IGMPI faculty members to make the entire programme modules easily understandable.
  • – Assessment and evaluation for all the programme modules in order to enhance the levels of competencies and skills of the participants leading towards the objective of application in the job.
  • – At the end of each programme modules, the trainers shall obtain feedback from the participants using specially designed questionnaires.
  • – All learning and training delivery initiatives shall be conducted in English.

Examination & Certification

IGMPI follows a credit system based on all learning activities involved in studying for all PG Diploma, Executive Diploma and Certificate Programmes. Each of your modules is equal to 4 credits. To successfully complete the programme, you will have to earn all the credits assigned to your programme.

All the participants are expected to appear for an online exam and are also obliged to submit assignments after each module. After successful completion, the participants will be awarded Post Graduate Diploma/Executive Diploma in Clinical Epidemiology by Faculty of Healthcare Administration, IGMPI. For all the above-mentioned modules, Online Classes (Online mode) or face-to-face classes (Regular mode), elaborate programme material, self-assessment assignments would be provided by the Institute. Details get updated on the webpage as well.

Placement Assistance & Corporate Relations

TThe Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing with placement assistance to in its participants. Besides, it has a robust placement cell comprised of senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintains close links with business and industry. This cell is continuously engaged in promoting the employability of our participants and encouraging the concerned Human Resources department and Hiring Managers to recruit/hire our participants for their vacant positions. The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing & interview skills.

In recent months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working with global healthcare like NHM, NACO, Jhpiego, SELCO Foundation, TATA Foundation, SAMARTHAN NGO, PSI, UNICEF, WHO HCL Foundation, IPE Global, Optum, PATH, Novartis, IQVIA, Accenture, GSK, Certara, Deloitte, Wadhwani Al, Novo Nordisk, Eli Lilly and Company, Sanofi, ZS Associates, PwC, Evolent Health, Clarivate, Ex Libris, IAVI, Sukhmani Hospital, Larson & Toubro Ltd., Clarivate, Teva Pharmaceuticals, TEK Systems, Medasource, Maxim Healthcare Services, Bayer, Providence, SSM Health, etc. The IGMPI’s Corporate Resource Division actively recommends our students and training participants for various job requirements and specialized roles to Human Resource, Talent Acquisition as well as the heads of various departments in Pharmaceutical, Healthcare industries on regular basis.

Future career prospects of Clinical Epidemiology

Clinical epidemiologists study diseases within populations of people. In essence, these public health professionals analyze what causes disease outbreaks in order to treat existing diseases and prevent future outbreaks. In this field, professionals may get jobs in areas like Clinics, Medical Colleges, Nursing Homes, Hospitals, Research Institutes, Polyclinics, Health Centers, Medical Foundations, Non-Profit Organizations, Laboratories, etc. Various job positions are as follows, Clinical Epidemiologist, Nutrition Specialist, Public Health Specialist, Research Administrator, Research Scientist, Research Associate, Data Scientist, Clinical Research Manager.

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