“From Research question to Research Proposal”

In this course, we start with helping the student develop clear and well-formulated research questions. Participants are then taught how to select research designs and methods best suited to answer the research question, beyond the usual epidemiological disciplines. 

Short courses

Short courses at IPH are competency based and pedagogically sound that are designed to improve knowledge and skills of the participants on a specific topic or skill-set in public health


eRM (eLearning Course in Research Methods)


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ePHM (eLearning Course in Public Health Management)

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Jatinder pal singh chhatwal

“I felt a radical change in my understanding towards the programme, while pursuing this course through Institute of Public Health, Bangalore. The course and its content has been very useful and the entire programme has been designed to cover all aspects in public health. I am extremely thankful to IPH for introducing such a wonderful course, especially for working professionals.”

Ravi Shah

“The ePHM course is comprehensive, practical and contemporary not just for the beginners but for those who are acquainted in public health too. The course content and supplementary reading material provided is magnificent and splendid. The faculty and the course tutor all are treat to work with. Thoroughly enjoyable experience and I would highly recommend this course to all public health seekers, to enhance their skill.”

R.Harish Chandra

“The course content enriched my knowledge on health care system. The systematic approach on various policies, management and critical issues of health care were dealt meticulously by the team. I’m proud to say that the course has helped me directly or indirectly to secure a job in Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd., as Senior Manager, Training and Development. I personally feel that the course content can be an eye opener for the health care professional to develop strategies that are needed to fill the lacunae in the health care policies of India.”

Niranjan Bariyar

“This ePHM course helped me gain an insight into the entire gamut of public health and I have an understanding of all the programmes under the aegis of NHM in India. This has surely helped in providing me with technical knowledge on various govt projects and schemes on health and nutrition”

Ramya S

“I feel it is an excellent education delivered in a format especially designed for busy professionals. The discussion forum and the assignment made us to interrogate with the fellow trainees and the resource persons. I should thank the tutor and the team who were so supportive and were always willing to guide or correct us throughout the course. I would definitely recommend this course to others because this has given a strong base on how to understand the public health and how to move on to reach out to the community by increasing of knowledge and skill in doing so.”

Shobhit Mathur

“Institute of Public Health’s e-Learning program is a great opportunity for anyone working in the area of healthcare in India. The course itself is very well structured and moves at a gentle pace that working professionals can cope up with. It combines classroom study with research topics that makes learning a two-way process. The faculty and the staff are extremely supportive and go out of the way to discuss specific questions from participants on a one-on-one basis. An incredible experience overall!”


Are there any placement options after the course?

Since it is a short certificate course we do not have a dedicated placement cell for this course. However all the details of students enrolled in the course will be updated in the IPH database and any job opportunities that might arise in the future at IPH will be intimated to the alumnus via email and those who are interested can apply.

Will I get a certificate for this course?

Yes. You will get a certificate provided that you fulfils all the requirements of the course which include timely completion of the assignments, final tests and a project.

How many hours per week should I spend?

The course is designed for health managers who are already busy with their work. So, the course expects a minimum of 4 hours per week.

Will I be provided a mentor for the course?

Yes, It is a tutor guided course. A qualified public health professional will be facilitating the course and will be there to guide you at each step.

Are there any options for a scholarship?

Yes! You can put in a request  we have few seats rescued for the candidate. Based on our criteria we decide the eligibility for the scholarship.

What is the language of instruction in the course?

English will be the medium of instruction.

What are the class timings?

There are no specific class timings that you are expected to follow on a day to day basis. However there are certain activities that you have to complete within a certain time frame and submit before the given deadline to progress to the next stage in the course.

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In this eRM (eLearning course in Research Methods) course, we start with helping the student develop clear and well formulated research questions. Participants are then taught how to select research designs and methods best suited to answer the research question, beyond the usual epidemiological disciplines.

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