These dates will apply to most students, but may be different for students studying Medicine, Dentistry, Medical Science and for postgraduate taught students. Contact your School Office if you have any queries about term dates for your programme.

For previous Term Dates please see the PDFs at the bottom of the webpage.

2016/17

Postgraduate Programmes (taught Masters degrees, Masters by research and PhD programmes)

Please note that our Postgraduate programmes run for the full academic year and the general term dates shown on this page do not apply to these programmes. The University closure for Christmas and New Year applies to all students, regardless of what they are studying.

 

Students for all First Degrees (except MB ChB, BDS and BSc Med Sci) and for Taught Postgraduate Programmes (unless otherwise specified)

FIRST HALF-SESSION

SECOND HALF-SESSION

 Term Opens

 Monday 5 September 2016

 Term opens

Tuesday 10 January 2017

Teaching commences

 Monday 12 September 2016

 Teaching commences

Monday 16 January 2017

First Written Examination

Saturday 3 December 2016

Spring break commences

Friday 31 March 2017

Term Closes

Friday 16 December 2016

Spring break ends

Monday 24 April 2017

 

 

First Written Examination

Saturday 29 April 2017

 

 

Term Closes*

Friday 19 May 2017

*Note: The Summer Term closes on Friday 26 May 2017 for students in programme year 4 of the Degree of Master of Arts in Education.

 

Students for the Degrees of MBChB and BSc Med Sci 

 

FIRST YEAR

SECOND YEAR

THIRD YEAR

Winter Term Opens

Monday 5 September 2016

Monday 19 September 2016

Monday 12 September 2016

Winter Term Closes

Friday 16 December 2016

Friday 16 December 2016

Friday 16 December 2016

Spring Term Opens

Monday 9 January 2017

Monday 9 January 2017

Monday 9 January 2017

Spring Term Closes

Friday 31 March 2017

Friday 24 March 2017

Friday 24 March 2017

Summer Term Opens

Monday 1 May 2017

Monday 8 May 2017

Monday 8 May 2017

Summer Term Closes

Friday 19 May 2017

Friday 30 June 2017

Friday 7 July 2017

 

FOURTH YEAR

FIFTH YEAR

BSc Med Sci

Winter Term Opens

Monday 25 July 2016

Monday 15 August 2016

Monday 29 August 2016

Winter Term Closes

Friday 16 December 2016

Friday 16 December 2016

Friday 16 December 2016

Spring Term Opens

Monday 9 January 2017

Monday 9 January 2017

Monday 9 January 2017

Spring Term Closes

Friday 21 April 2017

Friday 21 April 2017

Friday 21 April 2017

Summer Term Opens

Monday 1 May 2017

Monday 24 April 2017

Monday 24 April 2017

Summer Term Closes

Friday 30 June 2017

Friday 2 June 2017

Viva & Exam Board 25 May 2017

 

Students for the Degree of BDS

 

FIRST YEAR

SECOND YEAR

THIRD YEAR

FOURTH YEAR

Winter Term Opens

Monday 5 September 2016

Monday 29 August 2016

Monday 29 August 2016

Monday 29 August 2016

Winter Term Closes

Friday 16 December 2016

Friday 16 December 2016

Friday 16 December 2016

Friday 16 December 2016

Spring Term Opens

Wednesday 4 January 2017

Wednesday 4 January 2017

Wednesday 4 January 2017

Wednesday 4 January 2017

Spring Term Closes

Friday 31 March 2017

Friday 31 March 2017

Friday 31 March 2017

Friday 31 March 2017

Summer Term Opens

Monday 10 April 2017

Monday 10 April 2017

Monday 10 April 2017

Monday 10 April 2017

Summer Term Closes

Friday 7 July 2017

Friday 7 July 2017

Friday 7 July 2017

Friday 26 May  2017

 

Students for the Post Graduate Diploma in Physician Associate Studies

 

 

FIRST YEAR

SECOND YEAR

Winter Term Opens

Monday 5 September 2016

Monday 15 August 2016

Winter Term Closes

Friday 16 December 2016

Friday 16 December 2016

Spring Term Opens

Monday 9 January 2017

Wednesday 4 January 2017

Spring Term Closes

Friday 14 April 2017

Friday 28 April 2017

Summer Term Opens

Monday 1 May 2017

Monday 8 May 2017

Summer Term Closes

Friday 28 July 2017

Friday14 July 2017

 

Students for the Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) (Primary and Secondary)

Winter Term Opens

Friday 19 August 2016

Winter Term Closes

Friday 16 December 2016

Spring Term Opens

Monday 9 January 2017

Spring Term Closes

Friday 31 March 2017

Summer Term Opens

Monday 17 April 2017

Summer Term Closes

Friday 2 June 2017

 

Graduation Ceremonies

Winter Graduation Ceremonies

24 & 25 November 2016

Summer Graduation Ceremonies                                              

19-23 June 2017

 

2017/18

Students for all First Degrees (except MB ChB, BDS and BSc Med Sci) and for

Taught Postgraduate Programmes (unless otherwise specified) 

FIRST HALF-SESSION

SECOND HALF-SESSION

Term Opens

Monday 4 September 2017

Term opens*

Tuesday 9 January 2018

Teaching commences

Monday 11 September 2017

Teaching commences

Monday 15 January 2018

First Written Examination

Saturday 2 December 2017

Spring break commences

Friday 30 March 2018

Term Closes

Friday 15 December 2017

Spring break ends*

Monday 23 April 2018

 

 

First Written Examination

Saturday 28 April 2018

 

 

Term Closes

Friday 18 May 2018

* Note: The Summer Term opens on Monday 8 January 2018, and Spring Break ends on Monday 16 April 2018 for students in programme year 4 of the Degree of Master of Arts in Education.
 

Students for the Degrees of MBChB and BSc Med Sci

 

FIRST YEAR

SECOND YEAR

THIRD YEAR

Winter Term Opens

Monday 4 September 2017

Wednesday 13 September 2017

Monday 11 September 2017

Winter Term Closes

Friday 15 December 2017

Friday 15 December 2017

Friday 15 December 2017

Spring Term Opens

Monday 8 January 2018

Monday 8 January 2018

Monday 8 January 2018

Spring Term Closes

Friday 30 March 2018

Friday 23 March 2018

Friday 23 March 2018

Summer Term Opens

Monday 30 April 2018

Monday 23 April 2018

Monday 7 May 2018

Summer Term Closes

Friday 18 May 2018

Friday 29 June 2018

Friday 6 July 2018

 

FOURTH YEAR

FIFTH YEAR checked FP

BSc Med Sci

Winter Term Opens

Monday 24 July 2017

Monday 14 August 2017

Monday 28 August 2017

Winter Term Closes

Friday 15 December 2017

Friday 15 December 2017

Friday 22 December 2017

Spring Term Opens

Monday 8 January 2018

Monday 8 January 2018

Wednesday 3 January 2018

Spring Term Closes

Friday 20 April 2018

Friday 28 April 2018

Friday 20 April 2018

Summer Term Opens

Monday 30 April 2018

Monday 30 April 2018

Monday 23 April 2018

Summer Term Closes

Friday 29 June 2018

Friday 1 June 2018

Viva & Exam Board

Thursday 24 May 2018

Students for the Degree of BDS

 

 FIRST YEAR

 SECOND YEAR

 THIRD YEAR

 FOURTH YEAR

Winter Term Opens

Monday 4 September 2017

Monday 28 August 2017

Monday 28 August 2017

Monday 28 August 2017

Winter Term Closes

Friday 15 December 2017

Friday 15 December 2017

Friday 15 December 2017

Friday 15 December 2017

Spring Term Opens

Monday 8 January 2018

Monday 8 January 2018

Monday 8 January 2018

Monday 8 January 2018

Spring Term Closes

Friday 30 March 2018

Friday 30 March 2018

Friday 30 March 2018

Friday 30 March 2018

Summer Term Opens

Monday 9 April 2018

Monday 9 April 2018

Monday 9 April 2018

Monday 9 April 2018

Summer Term Closes

Friday 6 July 2018

Friday 6 July 2018

Friday 6 July 2018

Friday 25 May  2018

 

Students for the Master of Science in Physician Associate Studies

 

Year 1

Year 2

Winter Term Opens

Monday 4 September 2017

Monday 14 August 2017

Winter Term Closes

Friday 15 December 2017

Friday 15 December 2017

Spring Term Opens

Monday 8 January 2018

Monday 3 January 2018

Spring Term Closes

Friday 13 April 2018

Friday 20 April 2018

Summer Term Opens

Monday 23 April 2018

Monday 30 April 2018

Summer Term Closes

Friday 27  July 2018

Friday 20 July 2018

Students for the Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) (Primary and Secondary)

Winter Term Opens

Friday 18 August 2017

Winter Term Closes

Friday 15 December 2017

Spring Term Opens

Monday 8 January 2018

Spring Term Closes

Friday 30 March 2018

Summer Term Opens

Monday 16 April 2018

Summer Term Closes

Friday 1 June 2018

 

2018/19

Students for all First Degrees (except MB ChB, BDS and BSc Med Sci) and for Taught Postgraduate Programmes (unless otherwise specified)

FIRST HALF-SESSION SECOND HALF-SESSION
Term Opens Monday 3 September 2018 Term Opens Tuesday 8 January 2019
Teaching Commences Monday 10 September 2018 Teaching Commences Monday 14 January 2019
First Written Examination Saturday 1 December 2018 Spring Break Commences Friday 29 March 2019
Term Closes Friday 14 December 2018 Spring Break Ends Monday 22 April 2019
    First Written Examination Saturday 27 April 2019
    Term Closes Friday 17 May 2019

 

Term dates for previous academic years

2012 - 2013

2013 - 2014

2014 - 2015

2015 - 2016