CANDDID is an approved academic partner of University of Chester, learn more about our courses below.

UOC Logo_2010_cmyk.pngFrom its roots in the North West of England, as the country’s first purposebuilt provider of higher education for teachers, the University of Chester now offers a comprehensive range of apprenticeships, foundation courses, undergraduate and postgraduate courses, as well as undertaking world class academic research.

Now with a diverse student body of more than 15,000 (plus those at partner institutions), drawn from every continent, the University is committed to developing innovative and socially relevant curricula with a wide range of educational providers both within the UK and overseas.

Course overview

The overarching aim of this course is to enable students to gain in-depth knowledge of current thinking and practices in neurodevelopmental conditions to incorporate directly into health and social care practice. This course will be delivered by current interdisciplinary practitioners and specialist academic staff.  This is an in person attendance based course at the University. 

This course has been designed by senior clinicians at Cheshire and Wirral Partnership Trust (CWP) and the Centre for Autism, Neuro-Developmental Disorders and Intellectual Disability (CANDDID) and the University of Chester.

The course taught module content and assessments can be completed over 9 months.

Visit the University of Chester Website for further information about the Neurodevelopmental Conditions PG Cert.


Course overview

The MSc International Training Fellowship (ITF) clinical scheme has been designed by senior clinicians at Cheshire and Wirral Partnership Trust and the University of Chester.The scheme offers an opportunity for experienced international psychiatrists, who have already achieved higher postgraduate qualifications, to come to the UK and study for an MSc in Psychiatry whilst furthering their clinical training for a period of two years.  All NHS scheme partners have agreed time for you to attend University every Wednesday to assist in managing the work/study balance. 

You will work as an International Training Fellow in clinical psychiatry, full time in the NHS. Appointment to the NHS post will be contingent on undertaking the MSc.

Visit the University of Chester website for further information about the Psychiatry (International Training Fellowship) MSc.