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Post Graduate Diploma in Epidemiology And Biostatistics


Epidemiology is the study of diseases in populations. The three main aims of epidemiology are: to describe disease patterns in human populations; to identify the causes of diseases (also known as etiology); to provide data essential for the management, evaluation and planning of services for the prevention, control and treatment of disease. Biostatistics is the branch of statistics related to medical and health applications. Biostatistics underpins the methodologies used in epidemiological investigations and research.This integrated programme designed by Faculty of Healthcare Administration, IGMPI is aimed at healthcare professionals who wish to consolidate their knowledge and skills and increase their understanding of the importance of epidemiology and statistics in public health today. The objective of this programme offered by Faculty of Healthcare Administration, IGMPI is to ensure biostatistics skills of professionals involved in the analysis of health data and to reinforce the basic knowledge of epidemiologic methods and its practical applications

Programme Modules :

Module 1: Introduction to Biostatistics

Module 2: Probability study

Module 3: Introduction to Statistical Inference

Module 4: Nutrition and Demography & Family Planning

Module 5: Introduction to Epidemiology

Module 6: Measures of Disease Frequency

Module 7: Clinical Epidemiology Part 1(Communicable & Non-communicable Disease)

Module 8: Clinical Epidemiology Part 2 (Clinical Research Design & Confounding)

Module 9: Health Economics

Module 10: Health Service Research Methods

Module 11: Public Health Laws and Health Information

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

Module 13:: Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare Industry

Eligibility

Any Graduation/ B.tech/ 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

Minimum duration to complete this programme is 1 year and maximum is 2 years.

Registration

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, online live classes and study material easily accessible. This gives a 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 obliged to timely submit completed assessment assignments (during the programme, usually after every module) and appear for an online exam at the end of the programme. After successful completion, the participants will receive a certificate of Post Graduate Diploma in Epidemiology And Biostatics, IGMPI. For all the above-mentioned modules, Online Classes (Online mode) or face-to-face classes (Regular & part time modes), elaborate programme material, self-assessment assignments would be provided by the Institute. Details get updated on the webpage as well.

Placement Assistance & Corporate Relations

The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing with placement assistance to in its participants. The robust placement cell comprises of senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintains close links with business and industry. We are engaged in promoting the employability of our participants by maintaining good rapport and relation with HR cell and recruiting managers of leading healthcare companies across the globe.

The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing, interview skills & conducting mock interviews etc.

In recent months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working with global pharmaceutical giants like GSK, Novartis, IQVIA, Eli Lilly, Astrazeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, ICON Plc., Boston Scienific, National Institute of Epidemiology, IBM India Pvt. Ltd., Abbott India Ltd., Parexel, Covance, Cactus Communications, Pfizer, Public Health Foundation of India, Eli Lilly & Company, Quanticate, Sanofi, Centreum etc.

Future career prospects of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Epidemiologists study the frequency and distribution of diseases within human populations and environments. Epidemiologists perform research, education, and public health practice in universities, government agencies, international organisations, and private corporations.Biostatisticians work in a wide range of industries, including contract research, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medicine, health care, clinical trials, health education, software development, and other specialised science and medical fields.This programme opens an extraordinary number of pathways to a meaningful career. Career opportunities within these areas include; public health physicians, epidemiologists, biostatisticians, surveillance officer, monitoring and evaluation coordinators, data managers, research officers, public health/sanitary engineers, demographer, community health nurse and policy analyst.

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How to apply

For further enquiries, write to or call us on:
info@igmpi.ac.in / 18001031071 (Toll Free) , Phone: +91 11 26512850

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