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Dates of term

Dates of term

Key dates for the 2020/2021 and 2021/2022 Academic Years

Note: The following dates do not apply to students on pre-registration nursing, BSc and MSc Social Work programmes 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.

 
September 2020 Intake
Event Dates
Welcome Week (New Students) Monday 21 September 2020 - Sunday 27 September 2020
Semester 1 Monday 28 September 2020 - Friday 18 December 2020
Christmas Vacation Monday 21 December 2020 - Friday 8 January 2021
Semester 1 (continues) Monday 11 January 2021 - Friday 28 January 2021
Semester 2 Monday 1 February 2021 - Friday 26 March 2021
Easter Vacation Monday 29 March 2021 - Friday 16 April 2021
Semester 2 (continues) Monday 19 April 2021 - Friday 4 June 2021
Graduation Week TBC
 
Fast track courses - January 2021 intake
Event Dates
Term One                            Monday 11 January 2021 - Friday 2 April 2021
Easter Vacation     Monday 5 April 2021 - Friday 9 April 2021
Term Two Monday 12 April 2021 - Friday 2 July 2021
 
September 2021 intake
Event Dates
Welcome Week (New Students) Monday 20 September 2021 - Sunday 26 September 2021
Semester 1 Monday 27 September 2021 - Friday 17 December 2021
Christmas Vacation (3 weeks) Monday 20 December 2021 - Friday 7 January 2022
Semester 1 (continues) Monday 10 January 2022 - Friday 28 January 2022
Inter-semester Break (1 week) Monday 31 January 2022 – Friday 4 February 2022
Semester 2 Monday 7 February 2022 - Friday 08 April 2022
Easter Vacation (2 weeks) Monday 11 April 2022 - Friday 22 April 2022
Semester 2 (continues) Monday 25 April 2022 – Wednesday 1 June 2022
Graduation Week TBC
 
February 2022 intake
Event Dates
Welcome Week (New Students) Monday 31 January 2022 - Friday 4 February 2022
Semester 1 Monday 7 February 2022 - Friday 8 April 2022
Easter Vacation Monday 11 April 2022 - Friday 22 April 2022
Semester 1 (continues) Monday 25 April 2022 - Wednesday 1 June 2022
Semester 2 Monday 26 September 2022 - Friday 16 December 2022
Christmas Vacation Monday 19 December 2022 – Friday 6 January 2023
Semester 2 (continues) Monday 9 January 2023 - Friday 27 January 2023
Graduation Week TBC
 
Bank Holidays

There is no scheduled teaching on Bank Holidays.