Semester and Term Dates

Important Notice

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

2016/17 Session Dates for Undergraduates

Semester 1 *Semester 2 *Michaelmas TermLent TermSummer Term
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

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

2016/17 Academic Year for Taught Programmes

AUTUMN
Sep-Oct-Nov
WINTER
Dec-Jan-Feb
SPRING
Mar-Apr-May
SUMMER
Jun-Jul-Aug
September Enrolment

Arrivals Weekend
23/09/16 - 25/09/16
Week 11

05/12/16 - 09/12/16

Teaching & Learning
Week 24

06/03/17 - 10/03/17

Teaching & Learning
Week 37

05/06/17 - 09/06/17

Assessment & Marking
Week 1

26/09/16 - 30/09/16

Welcome Week & 
Induction
Week 12

12/12/16 - 16/12/16

Teaching & Learning
Week 25

13/03/17 - 17/03/17

Teaching & Learning
Week 38

12/06/17 - 16/06/17

Assessment & Marking
Week 2

03/10/16 - 07/10/16

Teaching & Learning
Weeks 13, 14, 15 

19/12/16 - 06/01/17

Christmas Recess 
Revision
Week 26

20/03/17 - 24/03/17

Teaching & Learning
Week 39

19/06/17 - 23/06/17

College Boards
Week 3

10/10/16 - 14/10/16

Teaching & Learning
Week 16

Winter Graduation 
09/01/17 - 11/01/17

Assessment
12/01/17 - 13/01/17
Week 27

27/03/17 - 31/04/17

Teaching & Learning
Week 40

26/06/17 - 30/06/17

Award Boards
Week 4

17/10/16 - 21/10/16

Teaching & Learning
Week 17

16/01/17 - 20/01/17

Assessment
Week 28 

03/04/17 - 07/04/16

Teaching & Learning
Week 41

03/07/17 - 07/07/17

Award Results
Week 5

24/10/16 - 28/10/16

Teaching & Learning
Week 18

23/01/16 - 27/01/17

Assessment
Week 29, 30, 31

10/04/17 - 28/04/17

Easter Recess 
Independent Learning
Week 42

10/07/17 - 14/07/17

Programme Boards
Week 6

31/10/16 - 04/11/16

Teaching & Learning
Week 19

30/01/17 - 03/02/17
Employability & Feedback 

 Week 32

01/05/17 - 05/04/17

Teaching & Learning
Week 43

17/07/17 - 21/07/17

Programme Results
Week 7

07/11/16 - 11/11/16

Teaching & Learning
Week 20

06/02/17 - 10/02/17

Teaching & Learning
Week 33

08/05/17 - 12/05/17

Teaching & Learning

Week 44
Monday to Saturday
24/07/17 - 29/07/17

Summer Graduation

Week 8

14/11/16 - 18/11/16

Teaching & Learning
Week 21

13/02/17 - 17/02/17

Teaching & Learning
Week 34

15/05/17 - 19/05/17

Revision Week
Weeks 45, 46

31/07/17 - 11/08/17

Supplementary Revision
 Week 9

21/11/16 - 25/11/16

Teaching & Learning
Week 22

20/02/17 - 24/02/17

Teaching  & Learning
Week 35

22/05/17 - 26/05/17

Assessment & Marking

Weeks 47, 48
Wednesday to Friday
16/08/17 to 25/08/17

Supplementary Assessment

Week 10

28/11/16 - 02/12/16

Teaching & Learning 
Week 23

27/02/17 - 03/03/17

Teaching & Learning
Week 36

29/05/17- 02/06/17

Assessment & Marking
Weeks 49, 50, 51

28/08/17 - 13/09/17
Marking
Supplementary Boards
Results

Session Dates for Postgraduate Programmes

Full Time ProgrammeQuarter intake2015/162016/17

PG Certificate / Diploma

Autumn

-

26/09/16 - 09/06/17

Taught Masters 1 year

Autumn

21/09/15 - 30/09/16

26/09/16 - 30/09/17

Taught Masters 18 Months

Autumn

21/09/15 - 15/12/16

26/09/16 - 15/12/17

Taught Masters 2 years *

Autumn

21/09/15 - 30/09/17

26/09/16 - 30/09/18

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

MPhil (Masters) 2 years

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

PhD (Doctorate) 3 years

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

* The session end date for taught postgraduates in Management, Arts and Humanities subjects can vary according to individual patterns of study. You are advised to check your end date with the College