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Medical Writing

Program Information

  • Medical Writing is an integral part of Clinical Research. Medical Writing is the activity of producing scientific documentation by a specialized writer.

  • The global medical writing market size was valued at USD 3.4 billion in 2019 and is expected to expand at a CAGR of 10.9% from 2020 to 2027.

  • High demand for medical writing services can be attributed to rise in CRO outsourcing, increased R&D investments by market players, favourable environment for clinical trials in developing regions, new medical device regulations, and increasing penetration of internet and social media.

  • Medical writing is a highly technical skill as it requires unique training and education. It is important to have basic understanding in Medical Writing for pursuing any career pharmaceutical sector as it is going to help all the career aspirants specifically those who are willing to opt for a career in Medical Writing.

  • There is a high demand in the market for qualified & trained individuals in Medical Writing.

  • Completing a certificate program prepares writers with the technical knowledge and skills necessary in Medical Writing.

  • The program will impart an understanding of Medical Writing and covers the Concepts, Processes, Ethics and Ethical Guidelines for Clinical Trials and Good Clinical Practice (GCP).

  • This program also gives brief insight of Scientific writing, Medico-marketing writing, Clinical research writing and Regulatory writing. Project work associated with the training teaches you practical aspects in this area of Medical writing.

  • This training will be imparted by highly qualified industry experts in Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology sector based on the practical expertise.

Who should attend?

For applying to the course, you should be in any of the following sectors:

  • Life Sciences (Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Toxicology, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Botany or Zoology)

  • Pharmacists (B.Pharm., M.Pharm., PhD)

  • Doctors (M.B.B.S./ B.D.S./ B.A.M.S./ B.H.M.S./ B.U.M.S./ B.V.Sc./ B.S.S.M.)

  • Bachelor’s in Physiotherapy

  • Bachelor’s/ Master’s in Nursing

Beginners to the Industry get the advantage of becoming ready for the industry.

The professionals working in various areas in the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Industry can benefit from knowing more about this vertical.


Modules & Course topics

Module 1

Introduction to Medical Writing

Module 2

Regulations and guidelines in Clinical Research – US, EU, India, WHO and Good Clinical Practice (GCP)

Module 3

Software for Medical Writing

Module 4

Writing Medical Articles

Module 5

Scientific Writing

Module 6

Medical Writing for Clinical Research

Module 7

Medico-Marketing Writing

Module 8

Regulatory Medical Writing

Careers Opportunities and Project Work

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