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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 2020/21

Semester 1

5 October - 18 December 2020

Date Event
26 September - 4 October 2020 Welcome
5 October - 18 December 2020 Teaching (weeks 1 - 11)
17 - 20 November 2020 Graduation

12 - 19 December 2020

Examinations
  Vacation (4 weeks)
24 December (close of business) - 5 January 2021 (start of business)  University closed

 

Semester 2

18 January - 28 May 2021

Date Event
9 - 17 January 2021 Welcome

18 January – 2 April 2021

Teaching (weeks 12 - 22)
  Vacation (3 weeks)
26 April – 28 May 2021 Examinations (weeks 23 - 27)

12 July - 15 July 2021

Graduation Award dates and online celebrations

5 July - 16 July 2021

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 2021/22

Semester 1

Monday 27 September 2021 -  Friday 10 December 2021

Date Event
20 September 2021 - 26 September 2021 Welcome
27 September 2021 - 10 December 2021 Teaching (weeks 1 - 11)
  Vacation (4 weeks)
TBC 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)
11 July 2022 - 14 July 2022 Graduation Award dates and online celebrations
4 July 2022 - 15 July 2022 Resit Examinations
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