Term dates and closed days

Find the term dates relevant for your undergraduate or postgraduate intake below.

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  • Activity

    Dates

    International and EU Arrivals 25 January 2018
    Trimester 1 29 January to 29 March 2018
    Spring Vacation 2 to 13 April 2018
    Trimester 1 continued (including Exams 14 to 18 May 2018) 16 April to 18 May 2018
    Trimester 2 21 May to 31 August 2018
    Vacation 3 to 21 September 2018
    Trimester 3 24 September to 14 December 2018
    Vacation 17 December 2018 to 4 January 2019
    Trimester 3 continued 7 to 25 January 2019

    The examination periods for postgraduate courses starting in January 2018 are 14 to 18 May 2018 and 16 to 20 July 2018.

    For professional practice courses please contact your programme leader for term dates, vacation dates and examination dates as they may differ from the above.

  • Activity

    Dates

    ​International and EU Arrivals weekend Sunday 16 and Monday 17 September 2018
    ​International and EU students’
    orientation week
    ​18 – 21 September 2018
    Welcome Weekend 22 and 23 September 2018
    ​Welcome Week (all new students) 24 – 28 September 2018
    Teaching and Assessment Block 1 1 October – 14 December 2018
    ​Winter Vacation ​17 December 2018 – 4 January 2019
    Teaching and Assessment Block 1 continued ​7 – 11 January 2019
    Teaching and Assessment Block 2 ​14 January – 5 April 2019
    ​Spring Vacation 8 – 23 April 2019 (including Easter Bank Holiday)
    ​Teaching and Assessment Block 3 24 April – 12 July 2019 (2 weeks Co-curricular learning 1 – 12 July 2019)
    Summer Vacation and Co-curricular learning ​15 July – 20 September 2019

    The examination periods for undergraduate courses starting in September 2018 are 7 – 24 May 2019 and 15 – 19 July 2019.

    Please note professional practice course examinations take place throughout the year.

  • Activity Dates
    International and EU Arrivals weekend ​Sunday 16 and Monday 17 September 2018
    International and EU students’
    orientation week
    18 – 21 September 2018
    Welcome Weekend ​22 and 23 September 2018
    Welcome Week 24 – 28 September 2018
    Trimester 1 ​1 October – 14 December 2018
    ​Winter Vacation ​17 December 2018 – 5 January 2019
    ​Trimester 1 continued 7 – 25 January 2019
    ​Trimester 2 28 January – 5 April 2019
    ​Spring Vacation ​8 – 23 April 2019
    Trimester 2 continued ​24 April – 17 May 2019
    ​Trimester 3 ​20 May – 30 August 2019
    Postgraduate Dissertation submission and end of course ​4 October 2019

    The examination periods for postgraduate courses starting in September 2018 are:

    • 21 – 25 January 2019 (resits 25 – 28 March 2019)
    • 13 – 17 May 2019 (resits 15 – 19 July)
  • ​Activity ​Dates
    ​International and EU Arrivals Thursday 10 January 2019
    International and EU students’
    orientation
    ​Friday 11 January 2019
    ​Teaching and Assessment ​14 January – 5 April 2019
    ​Spring Vacation ​8 – 23 April 2019 (including Easter Bank Holiday)
    ​Teaching and Assessment 24 April – 19 July 2019
    ​Summer Vacation and Co-curricular learning ​22 July – 6 September 2019

    The examination periods for undergraduate courses starting in January 2019 are:

    • 15 – 19 July 2019
    • 28 – 30 August 2019
  • Activity ​Dates
    ​International and EU Arrivals Thursday 24 January 2019
    ​International and EU students’
    orientation
    Friday 25 January 2019
    Trimester 1 ​28 January – 5 April 2019
    ​Spring Vacation ​8 – 23 April 2019 (including Easter Bank Holiday)
    ​Trimester 1 continued ​24 April – 17 May 2019
    ​Trimester 2 ​20 May – 30 August 2019
    ​Vacation ​2 – 20 September 2019
    ​Trimester 3 ​23 September – 13 December 2019
    ​Vacation ​16 December – 3 January 2019
    Trimester 3 continued 6 – 24 January 2019

    The examination periods for postgraduate courses starting in January 2019 are:

    • 13 – 17 May 2019 (resits 15 – 19 July)
    • 15 – 19 July 2019 (resits 20 – 24 January 2020)
  • Activity Dates
    International and EU Arrivals Weekend 15 and 16 September 2019
    International and EU Students’ Orientation Week 17 – 20 September 2019
    Welcome Weekend 21 and 22 September 2019
    Welcome Week (all new students) 23 – 27 September 2019
    Teaching and Assessment Block 1 30 September – 13 December 2019
    Winter Vacation 16 December 2019 – 3 January 2020
    Teaching and Assessment Block 1 continued 6 – 17 January 2020
    Teaching and Assessment Block 2 20 January – 3 April 2020
    Spring  Vacation 6 – 17 April 2020 (including Easter Bank Holiday)
    Teaching and Assessment Block 2 continued 20 April – 1 May 2020
    Teaching and Assessment Block 3 4 May – 10 July 2020 (2 weeks Co-curricular learning 29 June – 10 July 2020)
    Summer Vacation and Co-curricular Learning 13 July – 18 September 2020

    The examination periods for undergraduate courses starting in September 2019 are:

    • 4 – 22 May 2020
    • 13 – 17 July 2020

    Please note professional practice course examinations take place throughout the year.

  • Activity Dates
    International and EU Arrivals Weekend 15 and 16 September 2019
    International and EU Students’ Orientation Week 17 – 20 September 2019
    Welcome Weekend 21 and 22 September 2019
    Welcome Week 23 – 27 September 2019
    Trimester 1 30 September – 13 December 2019
    Winter Vacation 16 December 2019 – 3 January 2019
    Trimester 1 continued 6 – 24 January 2020
    Trimester 2 27 January – 3 April 2020
    Spring Vacation 6 – 17 April 2020
    Trimester 2 continued 20 April – 15 May 2020
    Trimester 3 18 May – 28 August 2020

    The examination periods for postgraduate courses starting in September 2019 are:

    • 20 – 24 January 2020 (resists 23 – 27 March 2020)
    • 11 – 15 May 2020 (resits 13 – 17 July 2020)
  • Activity Date
    International and EU Arrivals Thursday 9 January 2020
    International and EU Students’ Orientation Friday 10 January 2020
    Teaching and Assessment 13 January – 3 April 2020
    Spring Vacation 6 – 17 April 2020 (including Easter Bank Holiday)
    Teaching and Assessment 20 April – 17 July 2020
    Summer Vacation and Co-curricular Learning 20 July – 4 September 2020

    The examination periods for undergraduate courses starting in January 2020 are:

    • 13 – 17 July 2020
    • 24 – 28 August 2020
  • Activity Dates
    International and EU Arrivals Thursday 23 January 2020
    International and EU Students’ Orientation Friday 24 January 2020
    Trimester 1 27 January – 3 April 2020
    Spring Vacation 6 – 17 April 2020
    Trimester 1 continued 20 April – 15 May 2020
    Trimester 2 18 May – 28 August 2020
    Vacation 31 August – 18 September 2020
    Trimester 3 21 September – 11 December 2020
    Vacation 14 December 2020 – 1 January 2021
    Trimester 3 continued 4 – 22 January 2021

    The examination periods for postgraduate courses starting in January 2020 are:

    • 11 – 15 May 2020
    • 13 – 17 July 2020

    For professional practice courses please contact your programme leader for term dates, vacation dates and examination dates as they may differ from the above.

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