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Academic semester dates

Updated on 7 May 2021

The standard academic year is divided into two teaching semesters, with 4 and 3 week vacations at Christmas and Easter respectively

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Academic year 2021/22

Semester 1

Monday 27 September 2021 -  Friday 17 December 2021

Date Event
20 September 2021 - 26 September 2021 Welcome
27 September 2021 - 10 December 2021 Teaching (weeks 1 - 11)
  Vacation (4 weeks)
18 November 2021 - 19 November 2021 Graduation

13 December 2021 - 17 December 2021

Examinations (week 12)
Semester 2

Monday 17 January 2022 -  Friday 27 May 2022

Date Event
10 January 2022 - 16 January 2022 Welcome
17 January 2022 - 1 April 2022 Teaching (weeks 13-23)
  Vacation (3 weeks)
25 April 2022 - 27 May 2022 Examinations (weeks 24-28)
22-24 June 2022 Class of 2022 Graduation celebrations
28 June 2022 - 1 July 2022 Class of 2020 and 2021 Graduation celebrations
4 July 2022 - 15 July 2022 Resit examinations

 

Medicine MBChB semester dates

Medicine MBChB academic year 2021/22

Semester 1: 27 September - 17 December 2021
Semester 2: 10 January - 13 May 2022

Academic year 2022/23

Semester 1

Monday 26 September 2022 – Friday 16 December 2022

Date Event
19 September 2022 - 25 September 2022 Welcome
26 September 2022 - 9 December 2022 Teaching (weeks 1 – 11)
17 November 2022 - 18 November 2022 Graduation
12 December 2022 - 16 December 2022 Examinations (week 12)
  Vacation (4 weeks)
Semester 2

Monday 16 January 2023 – Friday 26 May 2023

Date Event
9 January 2023 – 15 January 2023 Welcome
16 January 2023 – 31 March 2023 Teaching (weeks 13-23)
  Vacation (3 weeks)
24 April 2023 – 26 May 2023 Examinations (weeks 24 -28)
21-23 June 2023 (subject to change due to Covid-19) Graduation
3 July 2023 – 14 July 2023 Resit examinations

These dates are applicable to standard full-time undergraduate programmes. Some programmes, especially at postgraduate level, will have different teaching and assessment arrangements. Students are advised to refer to Student Handbooks or contact Programme Leaders for course specific information.

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