Postgraduate students 2018/19

The postgraduate student year starts on Thursday 13 September 2018.

Student year start and end dates are linked to Halls of Residence tenancy contract arrangements. Formal teaching will normally take place on weekdays.

  • Enrolment/orientation: 13–14 September 2018
  • Enrolment/orientation: 17 September–21 September 2018
  • Semester one teaching: 24 September–14 December 2018
  • Exam period: 8–18 January 2019
  • Semester two teaching: 21 January–12 April 2019
  • Exam period: 30 April–17 May 2019
  • Referral/deferral exam period: 28 June–5 July 2019
  • Postgraduate project deadline: 12 September 2019
  • Postgraduate student year end: Saturday 14 September 2019
  • Publication of results: 10-12 October 2019

For more information, please see the following PDF:

Undergraduate students 2019/20

The undergraduate student year starts on Saturday 14 September 2019. 

Student year start and end dates are linked to Halls of Residence tenancy contract arrangements. Formal teaching will normally take place on weekdays.

  • Arrivals week (enrolment and orientation): 16–20 September 2019 (please note that many international students are invited to come from 9-11 September 2019)
  • Semester one teaching: 23 September–13 December 2019
  • Christmas vacation: 14 December 2019–5 January 2019
  • Semester one exam period: 6–17 January 2020
  • Semester two teaching: 20 January–9 April 2020
  • Spring vacation: 10–26 April 2020
  • Semester two exam period: 27 April–15 May 2020
  • Marking, moderation and assessment boards: 18 May–12 June 2020
  • Publication of results: 15–19 June 2020
  • Referral/deferral exam period: 29 June–10 July 2020
  • Referral/deferral marking, moderation and assessment boards: 13–24 July 2020
  • Publication of referral/deferral results: 27–31 July 2020

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT

A CHANGE TO THE 2020 EARLY MAY BANK HOLIDAY AND THE 2019-20 ACADEMIC CALENDAR

Please note that due to the UK Government’s decision of the 07 June 2019, the May Day Bank Holiday will now be observed on Friday 8 May 2020 and not on Monday 4 May 2020, as originally published. The University will therefore be open as normal on Monday 4 May, and will close on Friday 8 May.

For more information on the term dates and to view the revised Academic Calendar please see the following PDF:

Appendix for academic staff (University staff log-in required)

Postgraduate students 2019/20

The postgraduate student year starts on Thursday 12 September 2019.

Student year start and end dates are linked to Halls of Residence tenancy contract arrangements. Formal teaching will normally take place on weekdays.

  • Arrivals week (enrolment and orientation): 12–13 September 2019 (please note that many international students are invited to come from 9-11 September 2019)
  • Arrivals week (enrolment and orientation): 16–20 September 2019
  • Semester one teaching: 24 September–13 December 2019
  • Christmas vacation: 14 December 2019–5 January 2020
  • Semester one exam period: 6–17 January 2020
  • Semester two teaching: 20 January–9 April 2020
  • Spring vacation: 10–26 April 2020
  • Semester two exam period: 27 April–15 May 2020
  • Referral/deferral exam period: 29 June–10 July 2020
  • Postgraduate project deadline: 7 September 2020
  • Publication of results: 9-10 October 2020

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT

A CHANGE TO THE 2020 EARLY MAY BANK HOLIDAY AND THE 2019-20 ACADEMIC CALENDAR

Please note that due to the UK Government’s decision of the 07 June 2019, the May Day Bank Holiday will now be observed on Friday 8 May 2020 and not on Monday 4 May 2020, as originally published. The University will therefore be open as normal on Monday 4 May, and will close on Friday 8 May.

For more information on the term dates and to view the revised Academic Calendar please see the following PDF:

Undergraduate students 2020/21

The undergraduate student year starts on Saturday 12 September 2020.

Student year start and end dates are linked to Halls of Residence tenancy contract arrangements. Formal teaching will normally take place on weekdays.

  • Arrivals week (enrolment and orientation): 14–18 September 2020 [note that many international students are invited to come from 7, 8, 9 September
  • Semester 1 teaching: 21 September–11 December 2020
  • Christmas vacation: 14 December 2019–5 January 2021
  • Semester 1 Exam Period: 4–15 January 2021
  • Semester 2 Teaching: 18 January–9 April 2021
  • Spring Vacation: 10–25 April 2021
  • Semester 2 Exam Period: 26 April–14 May 2021
  • Publication of Results: 18 June 2021
  • Graduation Ceremonies: 21, 22, 23 July 2021
  • Referral/deferral exams: 02 July–09 July 2021
  • Publication of referral/deferral results: 30 July 2021
  • Graduation Ceremonies: (Refer and Defer only) 8, 22 November 2021

For more information, please see the following PDF:

Appendix for academic staff (University staff log-in required)

Postgraduate students 2020/21

The postgraduate student year starts on Thursday 17 September 2020.

Student year start and end dates are linked to Halls of Residence tenancy contract arrangements. Formal teaching will normally take place on weekdays.

  • Arrivals week (enrolment and orientation): 14–18 September 2020 (please note that many international students are invited to come from 7-9 September 2020)
  • Semester one teaching: 21 September–11 December 2020
  • Christmas vacation: 12 December 2020–3 January 2021
  • Semester one exam period: 4–15 January 2021
  • Semester two teaching: 18 January–9 April 2021
  • Spring vacation: 10–25 April 2021
  • Semester two exam period: 26 April–14 May 2021
  • Publication of semester 1 & 2 module results: 18 June 2021
  • Referral/deferral exam period: 2 July–9 July 2021
  • Publication of module results, referral and deferral: 30 July 2021
  • Postgraduate project deadline: 9 September 2021
  • Publication of final results: 8 October 2021
  • Graduation Ceremonies: 8, 22 November 2021

For more information please see the following PDF:

January Postgraduate students 2020/21

The January postgraduate student year starts on 9 January September 2021

Student year start and end dates are linked to Halls of Residence tenancy contract arrangements. Formal teaching will normally take place on weekdays.

  • Arrivals week (enrolment and orientation): 11- 15 January 2021
  • Students first semester, University semester two, teaching: 18 January–9 April 2021
  • Spring vacation: 10–25 April 2021
  • Semester two exam period: 26 April–14 May 2021
  • Publication of semester two module results: 18 June 2021
  • Referral/deferral exam period: -2 -9 July 2021
  • Publication of module results, referral & deferral: 30 July 2021
  • Summer vacation: 14 August -12 September 2021
  • Students second semester, University semester one, 27 September- 17 December 2021
  • Christmas vacation: 18 December 2022- 09 January 2022
  • Semester two exam period: 10- 21 January  2022
  • Postgraduate project deadline: 27 January 2022
  • Publication of results: 11 March 2022

For more information please see the following PDF: