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Semester Dates

International Welcome and Orientation September 2017 (provisional dates):

Wednesday 13 September 2017 - Friday 15 September 2017

Semester Dates 2016-17

Please note that, with the initial implementation of the new academic year structure, new assessment structures will be in operation for all Level 1 undergraduate students from September 2016.  Therefore, prospective students should be aware that the assessment period in Weeks 13-15 of the Autumn Semester will be replaced, in 2016-17 for Level 1 undergraduate students only, by a timetabled student development programme to facilitate a range of developmental opportunities for students, unless otherwise noted by your programme.  

Autumn Semester

Welcome Week Including registration and enrolment Monday 19 September – Friday 23 September 2016
Weeks 1-12 Teaching Monday 26 September – Friday 16 December 2016
3 weeks Vacation Monday 19 December 2016 – Friday 6 January 2017
Weeks 13-15 Assessment Monday 9 January – Tuesday 24 January 2017
Inter-semester break   Wednesday 25 January – Friday 27 January 2017
Deadline for return of examination results   Tuesday 7 February 2017

 

 Spring Semester

Weeks 1-10 Teaching Monday 30 January – Friday 7 April 2017
3 weeks Vacation Monday 10 April – Friday 28 April 2017
Weeks 11-12 Teaching Monday 1 May – Friday 12 May 2017
Weeks 13-15 Revision Monday 15 May – Wednesday 17 May 2017
  Assessment Thursday 18 May – Saturday 3 June 2017
Deadline for return of examination results   Monday 19 June 2017

Rag Day: 15 February 2017 
Reading Day: 15 and 16 March 2017
Good Friday: 14 April 2017
Summer Graduation week: Thursday 29 June – Wednesday 5 July 2017
August re-sit examinations: Monday 7 August – Saturday 19 August 2017
Deadline for return of examination results: Tuesday 29 August 2017

PLEASE NOTE

Please note that full implementation of the new academic year structure will be introduced in 2017-18 across all levels of study.  The approved semester dates for 2017-20 within this new structure can be found below: 

Semester Dates 2017-18

The taught academic year is 30 weeks for full-time undergraduate and postgraduate taught students. Master’s students also undertake a 15-week dissertation or research project, normally conducted between June and September.

Date Undergraduate Postgraduate Taught
Monday 18 September – Friday 22 September 2017 Welcome Week
Monday 25 September – Friday 15 December 2017 Weeks 1-12
Monday 18 December 2017 – Friday 5 January 2018 Christmas Vacation
Monday 8 January – Friday 23 March 2018 Weeks 13-23
Monday 26 March – Friday 13 April 2018 Easter Vacation
Monday 16 April – Friday 1 June 2018 Weeks 24-30
Monday 4 June 2018 - Friday 14 September 2018 Summer Vacation Dissertation or research project

RAG Day: Wednesday 21st February 2018

Reading Day: Friday 16 March 2018 

Deadline for publication of semester 1 assessment results: Tuesday 6 February 2018

Deadline for publication of semester 2 assessment results: Thursday 14 June 2018

Summer Graduation week: Thursday 28 June – Wednesday 4 July 2018  

Formal exams for UG students, if required, will be scheduled during weeks 25-27 

Developmental opportunities for UG students will be scheduled during weeks 28-30 

Formal exams for PGT students, if required, will be scheduled during weeks 28-30

Semester Dates 2018-19

The taught academic year is 30 weeks for full-time undergraduate and postgraduate taught students. Master’s students also undertake a 15-week dissertation or research project, normally conducted between June and September.

Date

Undergraduate

Postgraduate Taught

Monday 17 September – Friday 21 September 2018

Welcome Week

Monday 24 September – Friday 14 December 2018

Weeks 1-12

Monday 17 December 2017 – Friday 4 January 2019

Christmas Vacation

Monday 7 January – Friday 5 April 2019

Weeks 13-25

Monday 8 April – Friday 26 April 2019

Easter Vacation

Monday 29 April – Friday 31 May 2019

Weeks 26-30

Monday 3 June - Friday 13 September 2019

Summer Vacation

Dissertation or research project

Week 25 is a revision week. No classes will be scheduled.

Deadline for publication of semester 1 assessment results: Tuesday 5 February 2019

Deadline for publication of semester 2 assessment results: Thursday 13 June 2019

Summer Graduation week: Thursday 27 June – Wednesday 3 July 2019

Formal exams for UG students, if required, will be scheduled during weeks 26-28

Developmental opportunities for UG students will be scheduled during weeks 29-30

Formal exams for PGT students, if required, will be scheduled during weeks 28-30

Semester Dates 2019-20

The taught academic year is 30 weeks for full-time undergraduate and postgraduate taught students. Master’s students also undertake a 15-week dissertation or research project, normally conducted between June and September.

Date

Undergraduate

Postgraduate Taught

Monday 16 September – Friday 20 September 2019

Welcome Week

Monday 23 September – Friday 13 December 2019

Weeks 1-12

Monday 16 December 2019 – Friday 3 January 2020

Christmas Vacation

Monday 6 January – Friday 27 March 2020

Weeks 13-24

Monday 30 March – Friday 17 April 2020

Easter Vacation

Monday 20 April – Friday 29 May 2020

Weeks 25-30

Monday 1 June - Friday 11 September 2020

Summer Vacation

Dissertation or research project

Deadline for publication of semester 1 assessment results: Tuesday 4 February 2020

Deadline for publication of semester 2 assessment results: Thursday 11 June 2020

Summer Graduation week: Thursday 2 July – Wednesday 8 July 2020

Formal exams for UG students, if required, will be scheduled during weeks 25-27

Developmental opportunities for UG students will be scheduled during weeks 28-30

Formal exams for PGT students, if required, will be scheduled during weeks 28-30

Semester Dates 2020-21

The taught academic year is 30 weeks for full-time undergraduate and postgraduate taught students. Master’s students also undertake a 15-week dissertation or research project, normally conducted between June and September.

Date

Undergraduate

Postgraduate Taught

Monday 21 September – Friday 25 September 2020

Welcome Week 

Monday 28 September – Friday 18 December 2020

Weeks 1-12

Monday 21 December 2020 – Friday 8 January 2021

Christmas Vacation

Monday 11 January – Friday 26 March 2021

Weeks 13-23

Monday 29 March – Friday 16 April 2021

Easter Vacation

Monday 19 April – Friday 4 June 2021

Weeks 24-30

Monday 7 June - Friday 17 September 2021

Summer Vacation

Dissertation or research project

Deadline for publication of semester 1 assessment results: Tuesday 11 February 2021

Deadline for publication of semester 2assessment results: Thursday 17 June 2021

Summer Graduation week: Thursday 1 July – Wednesday 7 July 2021

Formal exams for UG students, if required, will be scheduled during weeks 25-27

Developmental opportunities for UG students will be scheduled during weeks 28-30

Formal exams for PGT students, if required, will be scheduled during weeks 28-30

 

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