The academic year is divided into two teaching semesters. There are 4 and 3 week vacations at Christmas and Easter respectively.

Students studying Medicine MBChB and Education PGDE have a separate timetable for their courses - See Medicine Term Dates

See also: Termination of studies appeals 

Academic Year 2019/20

Semester 1

16 September - 20 December 2019

DateEvent
7 - 15 September 2019 Welcome 
16 September – 6 December 2019 Teaching (weeks 1 - 12)
12 - 15 November 2019 (TBC) Graduation

9 – 20 December 2019

Examinations (weeks 13 - 14)
  Vacation (4 weeks)
24 December  (close of business) - 6 January 2020 (start of business) (TBC) University closed

 

Semester 2

20 January - 29 May 2020

DateEvent
11 - 19 January 2020 Welcome

20 January – 3 April 2020

Teaching (weeks 15 - 25)
  Vacation (3 weeks)
27 April – 29 May 2020 Examinations (weeks 26 - 30)

22 - 26 June 2020 (TBC)

Graduation

6 July 2020

Resit Examinations

Academic Year 2020/21

Semester 1

14 September - 18 December 2020

DateEvent
5 - 13 September 2020 Welcome
14 September – 4 December 2020 Teaching (weeks 1 - 12)
17 - 20 November 2020 (TBC) Graduation

7 – 18 December 2020

Examinations (weeks 13 - 14)
  Vacation (4 weeks)
24 December  (close of business) - 4 January 2021 (start of business)  (TBC) University closed

 

Semester 2

18 January - 28 May 2021

DateEvent
9 - 17 January 2021 Welcome 

18 January – 2 April 2021

Teaching (weeks 15 - 25)
  Vacation (3 weeks)
26 April – 28 May 2021 Examinations (weeks 26 - 30)

21 - 25 June 2021 (TBC)

Graduation

5 July 2021

Resit Examinations