Certificate in Clinical Research

Certificate Course in
Clinical Research

Course Details

Certificate in Clinical Research is a 6 months certificate course in Clinical Research field by Indus University. Clinical Research is a branch of medical science that determines the safety and effectiveness of medications, devices, diagnostic products and treatment regimens intended for human use. These may be used for prevention, treatment, diagnosis or for relieving symptoms of a disease. The course aims to consider the defense of general views on the moral values involved in clinical trials, as well as the complicated issues of applying this general knowledge to situations in pharmaceutical industries. The course hopes to develop moral wisdom (knowledge about ethics and the ability to think ethically) and moral virtue (a stronger commitment to act morally) at practical training platform.

This skill improvement and extra training helps boost movement of employees and get career growth in promotion within the company. This course is offered in online mode, so working Clinical Research professionals can join the course and increase the skills. Shalby hospital is associated with Indus University, wherein practical part of the certificate course is demonstrated by the hospital. Participants learn the CRO structure and CRO managing clinical trials by the live demonstrations.

Program Module 

  1. Introduction to Clinical Research
  2. Guidelines for Clinical Trials (ICH – GCP)
  3. Ethics & Regulations in Clinical Research
  4. Clinical Trial Management & Project Management
  5. Practical Training


Ph.D. in Biosciences, Medical Graduates (MBBS, MD, MS, BDS, BAMS, BHMS, BUMS), Graduate/Post-Graduate Degree in Science, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Life Sciences, Medical Laboratory, Nursing, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Biotechnology and all professionals working with Pharmaceutical companies or Clinical Research Organizations are eligible.

Admission Process

The Admission Committee of Indus University will admit students based on merit. Students need to register themselves by online form –submit the online form.

Students can walk in and get admission to the course after interaction and approval by the admission committee.

Contact for admission related query – shls.dean@indusuni.ac.in

Phone +91 9825865103

Course Duration: Clinical Certificate course – 6 Months 

Intake: 40 Seats

Program outcome at Indus University

  • To understand the protocol or study design and the concept of Clinical Trials.
  • To perform database or procedure testing, data validation, SAE reconciliation and medical coding
  • To learn the Processes of Drug Development
  • To understand the Ethics & regulatory perspectives on clinical research trials activities.
  • To understand how pharmacovigilance, Project Management and Medical Affairs teams function and coordinate with different stakeholders.

Career Opportunities:

Career opportunities are extensive for students who have received certificate in Clinical Research. They can find jobs in CRO, Pharmaceutical Companies, Medical Colleges, Laboratories, Research Centers, etc.

Job opportunity as a Clinical Research Professional: 

  • Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Clinical Research Associates
  • Clinical Research Assistants
  • Clinical Data Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Statistician 
  • QC Manager in CRO Industry 
  • Patient Recruitment Executive and more