Semester and Term Dates

Important Notice

The University reserves the right to change session dates up until the start of each session.

Session Dates for Undergraduates

YearSemester 1 *Semester 2 *Michaelmas TermLent TermSummer Term
2016/17 26/09/16 - 27/01/17 30/01/17 - 16/06/17 26/09/16 - 16/12/16 09/01/17 - 07/04/17 01/05/17 - 16/06/17
2017/18 25/09/17 - 26/01/18 29/01/18 - 13/06/18 25/09/17 - 15/12/17 08/01/18 - 23/03/18 6/04/18 - 13/06/18

* Undergraduates on health, medicine or GDL programmes may have extended semesters for all or part of the programme. These vary according to the individual programme being pursued, details will be available from the College

Session Dates for Taught Postgraduates

YearSemester 1Semester 2Semester 3
2016/17 26/09/16 - 27/01/17 30/01/17 - 16/06/17 19/06/17-30/09/17
2017/18 25/09/17 - 26/01/18 29/01/18 - 13/06/18 16/06/18-30/09/18

PG Cert/Diploma programmes normally end in semester 2. 18 month postgraduate courses will have an earlier end date. Flexible programmes can vary according to individual patterns of study and may study continuously throughout the session. You are advised to check your end date with the College.

Semester 3 is the dissertation independent learning period

2016/17 Academic Year for Taught Programmes

Week Event Start End
- Enrolment and Registration
Arrivals
19/09/2016 25/09/2016
1 Welcome Week & Induction 26/09/2016 30/09/2016
2 Teaching & Learning 03/10/2016 07/10/2016
3 Teaching & Learning 10/10/2016 14/10/2016
4 Teaching & Learning 17/10/2016 21/10/2016
5 Teaching & Learning 24/10/2016 28/10/2016
6 Teaching & Learning 31/10/2016 04/11/2016
7 Teaching & Learning 07/11/2016 11/11/2016
8 Teaching & Learning 14/11/2016 18/11/2016
9 Teaching & Learning 21/11/2016 25/11/2016
10 Teaching & Learning 28/11/2016 02/12/2016
11 Teaching & Learning 05/12/2016 09/12/2016
12 Teaching & Learning 12/12/2016 16/12/2016
13 Christmas Recess - Revision 19/12/2016 23/12/2016
14 Christmas Recess - Revision 26/12/2016 30/12/2016
15 Christmas Recess - Revision 02/01/2017 06/01/2017
16 Winter Graduation (09 - 11/01/2017) 
Assessment (12 - 13/01/2017)
09/01/2017 13/01/2017
17 Assessment & Marking 16/01/2017 20/01/2017
18 Assessment & Marking 23/01/2017 27/01/2017
19 Employability & Feedback  30/01/2017 03/02/2017
20 Teaching & Learning 06/02/2017 10/02/2017
21 Teaching & Learning 13/02/2017 17/02/2017
22 Teaching & Learning 20/02/2017 24/02/2017
23 Teaching & Learning 27/02/2017 03/03/2017
24 Teaching & Learning 06/03/2017 10/03/2017
25 Teaching & Learning 13/03/2017 17/03/2017
26 Teaching & Learning 20/03/2017 24/03/2017
27 Teaching & Learning 27/03/2017 31/03/2017
28 Teaching & Learning 03/04/2017 07/04/2017
29 Easter Recess - Independent learning 10/04/2017 14/04/2017
30 Easter Recess - Independent learning 17/04/2017 21/04/2017
31 Easter Recess - Independent learning 24/04/2017 28/04/2017
32 Teaching & Learning 01/05/2017 05/05/2017
33 Teaching & Learning 08/05/2017 12/05/2017
34 Revision week 15/05/2017 19/05/2017
35 Assessment & Marking 22/05/2017 26/05/2017
36 Assessment & Marking 29/05/2017 02/06/2017
37 Assessment & Marking 05/06/2017 09/06/2017
38 Assessment & Marking 12/06/2017 16/06/2017
39 College Boards 19/06/2017 23/06/2017
40 Award Boards 26/06/2017 30/06/2017
41 Award Results 03/07/2017 07/07/2017
42 Progression Boards 10/07/2017 14/07/2017
43 Progression Results 17/07/2017 21/07/2017
44 Summer Graduation (24 - 29/07/2017) 
Supplementary Revision
24/07/2017 28/07/2017
45 Supplementary Revision 31/07/2017 04/08/2017
46 Supplementary Revision 07/08/2017 11/08/2017
47 Supplementary Assessment
(15 - 18/08/2017)
14/08/2017 18/08/2017
48 Supplementary Assessment 21/08/2017 25/08/2017
49 Marking 28/08/2017 01/09/2017
50 Supplementary Boards 04/09/2017 08/09/2017
51 Supplementary Results (13/09/2017) 11/09/2017 15/09/2017
52 Assessment review and appeals 18/09/2017 23/09/2017

 

Candidature Dates for Research Programmes

Full Time ProgrammeQuarter2015/16 intake2016/17 intake2017/18 intake

Masters by research (1 year)

Autumn
Winter
Spring
Summer

01/10/15 - 30/09/16 
01/01/16 - 31/12/16 
01/04/16 - 30/03/17 
01/07/16 - 31/06/17

01/10/16 - 30/09/17
01/01/17 - 31/12/17
01/04/17 - 30/03/18
01/07/17 - 31/06/18

01/10/17 - 30/09/18 
01/01/18 - 31/12/18 
01/04/18 - 30/03/19 
01/07/18 - 31/06/19

MPhil (2 year Masters)

Autumn
Winter
Spring
Summer

01/10/15 - 30/09/17
01/01/16 - 31/12/17
01/04/16 - 30/03/18
01/07/16 - 31/06/18

01/10/16 - 30/09/18
01/01/17 - 31/12/18
01/04/17 - 30/03/19
01/07/17 - 31/06/19

01/10/17 - 30/09/19
01/01/18 - 31/12/19
01/04/18 - 30/03/20
01/07/18 - 31/06/20

PhD (3 year Doctorate)

Autumn
Winter
Spring
Summer

01/10/15 - 30/09/18
01/01/16 - 31/12/18
01/04/16 - 30/03/19
01/07/16 - 31/06/19

01/10/16 - 30/09/19
01/01/17 - 31/12/19
01/04/17 - 30/03/20
01/07/17 - 31/06/20

01/10/17 - 30/09/20
01/01/18 - 31/12/20
01/04/18 - 30/03/21
01/07/18 - 31/06/21