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Term dates and closed days

Find the term dates relevant for your undergraduate (UG) or postgraduate (PG) intake below.

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  • 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 2020
    Trimester 3 continued 6 – 24 January 2020

    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 2020
    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.

  • Activity Dates
    International and EU Arrivals Weekend 12 – 13 September 2020
    International and EU Students’ Orientation Week 14 – 18 September 2020
    Welcome Weekend 19 – 20 September 2020
    Welcome Week (all new students) 21 – 25 September 2020
    Teaching and Assessment Block 1 28 September – 18 December 2020
    Winter Vacation 21 December 2020 – 8 January 2021
    Teaching and Assessment Block 2 11 January – 2 April 2021
    Spring  Vacation 5 – 16 April 2021 (including Easter Bank Holiday)
    Teaching and Assessment Block 3 19 April – 9 July 2021
    Summer Vacation and Co-curricular Learning 12 July – 17 September 2021

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

    • 3 – 21 May 2021
    • 12 – 16 July 2021

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

  • Activity Dates
    International and EU Arrivals Weekend 12 – 13 September 2020
    International and EU Students’ Orientation Week 14 – 18 September 2020
    Welcome Weekend 19 – 20 September 2020
    Welcome Week 21 – 25 September 2020
    Trimester 1 28 September – 18 December 2020
    Winter Vacation 21 December 2020 – 8 January 2021
    Trimester 1 continued 11 – 22 January 2021
    Trimester 2 25 January – 2 April 2021
    Spring Vacation 5 – 16 April 2021 (including Easter Bank Holiday
    Trimester 2 continued 19 April – 14 May 2021
    Trimester 3 17 May – 27 August 2021

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

    • 18 – 22 January 2021 (resits 22 – 26 March 2021)
    • 10 – 14 May 2021 (resits 12 – 16 July 2021)
  • Activity Date
    International and EU Arrivals Thursday 8 January 2021
    International and EU Students’ Orientation Friday 9 January 2021
    Teaching and Assessment 11 January – 2 April 2021
    Spring Vacation 5 – 16 April 2021 (including Easter Bank Holiday)
    Teaching and Assessment 19 April – 16 July 2021
    Summer Vacation and Co-curricular Learning 19 July – 3 September 2021

    The examination periods for undergraduate courses starting in January 2021 are:

    • 12 – 16 July 2021
    • 23 – 27 August 2021
  • Activity Dates
    International and EU Arrivals Thursday 21 January 2021
    International and EU Students’ Orientation Friday 22 January 2021
    Trimester 1 25 January – 2 April 2021
    Spring Vacation 5 – 16 April 2021 (including Easter Bank Holiday)
    Trimester 1 continued 19 April – 14 May 2021
    Trimester 2 17 May – 27 August 2021
    Vacation 30 August – 17 September 2021
    Trimester 3 20 September – 17 December 2021 (tbc*)
    Vacation 20 December 2021 – 7 January 2022 (tbc*)
    Trimester 3 continued 10 – 21 January 2022

    The examination periods for postgraduate courses starting in January 2021 are:

    • 22 – 26 March 2021 (resits 10 – 14 May 2021)
    • 12 – 16 July 2021 (resits 17 – 21 January 2022)

    * Dates subject to change following conclusion of the institutional semesterisation project

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