Semester Dates

The precise timetable of activity varies between programmes and, due to the nature of the course, some courses have additional teaching/placements/ professional practice requirements which fall outside of the normal semester dates. Students are advised to check with their School to confirm programme specific information.

The approved semester dates for 2018-21 can be found below.

Semester Dates 2019-20 (Amended February 2019)

Date

Undergraduate

Postgraduate Taught

Monday 16 September – Friday 20 September 2019

Welcome Week (mandatory for UG Stage 1 students)

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

RAG Day: Wednesday 19 February 2020

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

Developmental opportunities for UG students will be scheduled during weeks 13, 29-30

Formal exams for PGT students, if required, will be scheduled during weeks 26-30

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

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

Winter Graduation week:  Thursday 12 December - Friday 13 December 2019

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

  • Semester Dates 2020-21 (Amended December 2018)

     

    Date

    Undergraduate

    Postgraduate Taught

    Monday 21 September – Friday 18 December 2020

    Weeks 1-13 (to include induction activities)

    Monday 21 December 2020 – Friday 8 January 2021

    Christmas Vacation

    Monday 11 January – Friday 26 March 2021

    Weeks 14-24

    Monday 29 March – Friday 16 April 2021

    Easter Vacation

    Monday 19 April – Friday 4 June 2021

    Weeks 25-31

    Monday 7 June - Friday 17 September 2021

    Summer Vacation

    Dissertation or research project

    RAG Day: Wednesday 17 February 2021

    Formal exams for UG students, if required, will be scheduled during weeks 27-29

    Developmental opportunities for UG students will be scheduled during weeks 14, 30-31

    Formal exams for PGT students, if required, will be scheduled during weeks 27-31

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

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

    Winter Graduation week:  Thursday 10 December - Friday 11 December 2020

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

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