Academic Calendar

These are the approved dates for the university’s semesters.  However, some courses and locations may provide induction, pre-start, freshers, field trips or other activities which happen outwith these dates – either before or after the dates as listed.  Always check any information you are sent and if in doubt, check dates with your college, programme leader or tutor as appropriate, before making any decisions based on the dates listed here.

Students on Care and administrative practice HNC, Geography BSc Hons, Nursing BSc, and the any of the teaching PGDE courses should always contact their programme leader for their dates, which do not follow the standard calendar. 

Semester dates for 2017/18

All HNs
Semester 1: Monday 11 September 2017 - Friday 26 January 2018
Semester 2: Monday 29 January 2018 - Friday 08 June 2018

All undergraduate degree courses
Semester 1: Monday 11 September 2017 - Friday 15 December 2017
Semester 2: Monday 29 January 2018 - Friday 18 May 2018

Autumn holiday (HNs)/Reading week (degrees) is w/c 16 October 2017. Spring holidays are w/c 02 and 09 April 2018.

Download the 2017 / 2018 academic calendar

Semester dates for 2018/19

This is the academic calendar for 2018/19.

Most HNs

Semester 1: Monday 10 September 2018 - Friday 25 January 2019

Semester 2: Monday 28 January 2019 - Friday 07 June 2019

Most undergraduate degree courses

Semester 1: Monday 10 September 2018 - Friday 21 December 2018

Semester 2: Monday 28 January 2019 - Friday 17 May 2019

 

Autumn holiday (for both HN and degree students) is w/c 15 October 2018. Spring holidays are w/c 01 and 08 April 2019.

Download the 2018 / 19 academic calendar