Dates of term

Key dates for the 2018/19, 2019/20 and 2020/2021 academic years

Note: The following dates do not apply to students on pre-registration nursing programme who should refer instead to their Programme Handbook and Placements Planner on their Blackboard Shell for details of term and holiday dates.

Programmes at the University are structured into two 15-week Semesters, Semester 1 and Semester 2 respectively. Most modules will be delivered across these 15 week Semester blocks. Some modules have a duration of 30 weeks and will instead run across both Semesters.

February 2020 Intake
EventDates
Semester 1                                   Monday 3 February 2020 - Friday 3 April 2020
Easter VacationMonday 6 April 2020 - Friday 24 April 2020
Semester 1 (continues)Monday 27 April 2020 - Friday 4 June 2020
Summer VacationMonday 8 June 2020 - Friday 28 September 2020
Semester 2Monday 28 September 2020 - Friday 18 December 2020
Christmas VacationMonday 21 December 2020 - Friday 8 January 2021
Semester 2 (continues)Monday 11 January 2021 - Friday 29 January 2021
Graduation WeekTBC
September 2020 Intake
EventDates
Welcome Week (New Students)Monday 21 September 2020 - Sunday 27 September 2020
Semester 1Monday 28 September 2020 - Friday 18 December 2020
Christmas VacationMonday 21 December 2020 - Friday 8 January 2021
Semester 1 (continues)Monday 11 January 2021 - Friday 29 January 2021
Semester 2Monday 01 February 2021 - Friday 26 March 2021
Easter VacationMonday 29 March 2021 - Friday 16 April 2021
Semester 2 (continues)Monday 19 April 2021 - Friday 4 June 2021
Graduation WeekTBC
February 2019 Intake
EventDates
Semester 1                                   Monday 4 February 2019 - Friday 5 April 2019
Easter VacationMonday 8 April 2019 - Friday 26 April 2019
Semester 1 (continues)Monday 29 April 2019 - Friday 7 June 2019
Summer VacationMonday 10 June 2019 - Friday 27 September 2019
Semester 2Monday 30 September 2019 - Friday 20 December 2019
Christmas VacationMonday 23 December 2019 - Friday 10 January 2020
Semester 2 (continues)Monday 13 January 2020 - Friday 31 January 2020
Graduation WeekMonday 7 September - Friday 11 September 2020
September 2019 Intake
EventDates
Welcome Week (New Students)Monday 23 September 2019 - Sunday 29 September 2019
Semester 1Monday 30 September 2019 - Friday 20 December 2019
Christmas VacationMonday 23 December 2019 - Friday 10 January 2020
Semester 1 (continues)Monday 13 January 2020 - Friday 31 January 2020
Semester 2Monday 3 February 2020 - Friday 3 April 2020
Easter VacationMonday 6 April 2020 - Friday 24 April 2020
Semester 2 (continues)Monday 27 April 2020 - Friday 5 June 2020
Graduation WeekMonday 7 September 2020 - Friday 11 September 2020
Christmas Closure / Bank Holidays

Dates for Christmas closure 2020 will be confirmed in due course. There is no scheduled teaching on Bank Holidays.