Term Dates

Typically the academic year starts in the September of a calendar year but it can also start at other times as well. 

Teaching blocks are composed of teaching, study break and assessment / examination weeks; dates of these may vary according to which programme you are enrolled on.

Student breaks follow the assessment weeks in each semester. In general, there will be no teaching or exams on English public and bank holidays.

Term Dates 2020/21

All undergraduate students starting or returning in September 2020

  Semester 1 Semester 2
Start of semester 21/09/2020 15/01/2021
End of semester 04/12/2020 09/04/2021
Exams 07/12/2020 – 18/12/2020 12/04/2021 – 13/04/2021

New postgraduate students starting in September 2020

  Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3
Start of semester 21/09/2020 25/01/2021 24/05/2021
End of semester 04/12/2020 09/04/2021 06/08/2021
Exams 07/12/2020 – 18/12/2020 12/04/2021 – 23/04/2021 09/08/2021 – 20/08/2021

New undergraduate students starting in January 2021

  Semester 1 Semester 2
Start of semester 25/01/2021 14/05/2021
End of semester 09/04/2021 06/08/2021
Exams 12/04/2021 – 23/04/2021 09/08/2021 – 20/08/2021

New postgraduate students starting in January 2021

  Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3
Start of semester 25/01/2021 24/05/2021 20/09/2021
End of semester 09/04/2021 06/08/2021 03/12/2021
Exams 12/04/2021 – 23/04/2021 09/08/2021 – 20/08/2021 06/12/2021 – 17/12/2021

New undergraduates students starting in May 2021

  Semester 1 Semester 2
Start of semester 24/05/2021 20/09/2021
End of semester 06/08/2021 03/12/2021
Exams 09/08/2021 – 20/08/2021 06/12/2021 – 17/12/2021

New postgraduate students starting in May 2021

  Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3
Start of semester 24/05/2021 20/09/2021 24/01/2021
End of semester 06/08/2021 03/12/2021 08/04/2021
Exams 09/08/2021 – 20/08/2021 06/12/2021 – 17/12/2021 11/04/2022 – 22/04/2022

Term Dates 2021/22

All students starting or returning in September 2021

  Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3
Start of semester 20/09/2021 24/01/2022 23/05/2022
End of semester 03/12/2021 08/04/2022 05/08/2022
Exams 06/12/2021 – 17/12/2021 11/04/2022 – 22/04/2022 08/08/2022 – 19/08/2022

All students starting or returning in January 2022

  Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3
Start of semester 24/01/2022 23/05/2022 19/09/2022
End of semester 08/04/2022 05/08/2022 02/12/2022
Exams 11/04/2022 – 22/04/2022 08/08/2022 – 19/08/2022 05/12/2022 – 16/12/2022

All students starting or returning in May 2022

  Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3
Start of semester 23/05/2022 19/09/2022 23/01/2022
End of semester 05/08/2022 02/12/2022 07/04/2023
Exams 08/08/2022 – 19/08/2022 05/12/2022 – 16/12/2022 10/04/2023 – 21/04/2023

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