You can find all the current semester dates below You can find all the current semester dates below

In addition to the tables below, a 2017-18 Semester Dates pdf is also available.

Postgraduate Taught Students
Are expected to be in attendance during the standard semester dates and during the dissertation element until the end of their course. They may also be required to undertake University assessments outside semester during the Christmas and Easter vacations.

Postgraduate Research Students
Are expected to be in attendance throughout the year, apart from up to eight weeks holiday (including public holidays) each academic year (pro-rata for part years) as approved by their supervisor.

Semester dates tables

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2017-2018 Standard Academic Year
2018-2019 Standard Academic Year
2017-2018 Postgraduate Certificate of Education Dates
2017-2018 Health Sciences (OT, PT and SLT) UG Dates
2017-2018 Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB/BS) Dates
2017-2018 Pre-Registration Nursing and Midwifery Programmes Dates
2017-2018 Operating Department Practitioner Programme Dates

 

2017-2018 Standard Academic Year

Autumn Semester

 

25 September 2017 to 15 December 2017

 

 

(Christmas break 16 December 2017 to 14 January 2018)

Spring Semester

 

15 January 2018 to 16 March 2018

 

 

(Easter break 17 March 2018 to 15 April 2018)

Spring Semester continues

 

16 April 2018 to 18 May 2018

Assessment period

 

21 May 2018 to 15 June 2018

Graduation

 

16 July 2018 to 20 July 2018

 

2018-2019 Standard Academic Year

Autumn Semester

 

24 September 2018 to 14 December 2018

 

 

(Christmas break 15 December 2018 to 13 January 2019)

Spring Semester

 

14 January 2019 to 29 March 2019

 

 

(Easter break 30 March 2019 to 28 April 2019)

Spring Semester continues

 

29 April 2019 to 17 May 2019

Assessment period

 

20 May 2019 to 14 June 2019

Graduation

 

15 July 2019 to 19 July 2019

 

2017-2018 Postgraduate Certificate of Education Dates

Autumn

 

11 September 2017 to 20 December 2017 (Primary)

11 September 2017 to 19 December 2017 (Secondary)

 

 

(Christmas break 21 December 2017 to 1 January 2018 (Primary) 20 December 2017 to 3 January 2018 (Secondary) 

Spring

 

2 January 2018 to 28 March 2018 (Primary)

4 January 2018 to 28 March 2018 (Secondary)

 

 

(Easter break 29 March 2018 - 15 April 2018)

Summer 

 

16 April 2018 to 22 June 2018 (Secondary)

16 April 2018 to 4 July 2018 (Primary)

 

2017-18 Health Sciences (OT, PT and SLT) UG Dates

Semester 1

 

25 September 2017 to 17 December 2017 (Years 1, 2 & 3)

 

 

(Christmas break 18 December - 7 January 2018)

Semester 2

 

8 January 2018 to 16 March 2018 (Years 1,2 & 3)

 

 

(Easter break 17 March 2018 – 8 April 2018 (Years 1, 2 & 3)

Semester 2 (cont)

 

9 April 2018 – 13 July 2018 (Years 1 & 2)

9 April 2018 - 22 June 2018 (Years 3)

 

2017-2018 Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB/BS) Dates

Year 1 (32 weeks)

Module 1

 

 

18 September 2017 to 25 January 2018

 

 

(Christmas break 18 December – 12 January)

Module 2

 

26 January 2018 to 1 June 2018

 

 

(Easter break 19 March - 6 April)

Integrative Period

 

4 June 2018 to 15 June 2018

 

 

 

Year 2 (39 weeks)

Rotation 1

 

 

18 September 2017 to 11 December 2017

Rotation 2

 

12 December 2017 – 26 March 2018

 

 

(Christmas break 18 December – 5 January)

   

(Easter break 27 March - 9 April)

Rotation 3

 

10 April 2018 to 2 July 2018

Integrative Period

 

3 July 2018 to 23 July 2018

 

 

 

Year 3 (39 weeks)

 

 

Rotation 1

 

20 September 2017 to 13 December 2017

 

 

(Christmas break 14 December - 3 January)

Rotation 2

 

4 January 2018 to 28 March 2018

   

(Easter break 29 March to 11 April) 

Rotation 3

 

12 April 2018 to 4 July 2018

 

 

 

Integrative Period

 

5 July 2018 – 25 July 2018

 

 

 

Year 4 (39 weeks)

Rotation 1

 

 

19 September 2017 to 12 December 2017

Rotation 2  

13 December 2017 to 20 March 2018

 

 

(Christmas break 20 December – 2 January)

Rotation 3

 

21 March 2018 to 26 June 2018

 

 

(Easter break 27 March - 6 April)

Integrative Period

 

27 June 2017 to 13 July 2018

Elective (Away)

 

16 July 2018 to 10 August 2018

 

 

 

Year 5 (33 weeks)

 

 

Introductory Week

 

18 September 2017 – 22 September 2017

Rotation 1

 

25 September 2017 to 1 December 2017

Rotation 2

 

4 December 2017 to 23 February 2018 

 

 

(Christmas break 21 December – 3 January)

                        Final     Integrative Period   26 February 2018 to 28 March 2018
    (Easter Break 29 March 2018 - 20 April 2018)
Elective (UK)   23 April 2018 to 1 June 2018 

Reassessment 
Period

 

4 June 2018 to 29 June 2018

 

 

 

 

2017-2018 Pre-Registration Nursing and Midwifery Programmes Dates

 

 

  Pre-Registration Nursing Programmes
September 2015 intake

Semester 1

 

11 September 2017 to 17 December 2017

 

 

(Christmas break 18 December – 31 December)

Semester 2

 

1 January 2018 to 25 March 2018

 

 

(Easter break 26 March - 8 April)

 

 

9 April 2018 to 26 August 2018

     

 

 

Pre-Registration Nursing Programmes

September 2016 intake

Semester 1

 

18 September 2017 to 17 December 2017

 

 

(Christmas break 18 December – 31 December)

Semester 2

 

1 January 2018 to 25 March 2018 

 

 

(Easter break 26 March - 8 April)

 

 

9 April 2018 to 26 August 2018

     

 

 

Pre-Registration Nursing Programmes

September 2017 intake

Semester 1

 

25 September 2017 to 17 December 2017

 

 

(Christmas break 18 December – 7 January)

Semester 2

 

8 January 2018 to 25 March 2018

 

 

(Easter break 26 March - 8 April)

 

 

9 April 2018 to 12 August 2018 

     

 

 

Pre-Registration Nursing Programmes

January 2016 intake

Semester 2 Year 2

 

1 January 2018 to 27 May 2018

    (Break 28 May - 3 June) 

Semester 2 Year 2

 

4 June 2018 - 22 July 2018

    (Break 23 July - 12 August) 

 

 

13 August 2018 - 16 December 2018 
     
    Pre-Registration Nursing Programmes
January 2017 intake 

Semester 1 Year 1

 

8 January 2018 to 27 May 2018

 

 

(Break 28 May – 3 June)

Semester 2 Year 1

 

4 June 2018 to 29 July 2018

 

 

(Break 30 July – 19 August)

 

 

20 August 2018 to 16 December 2018

     
    Pre-Registration Nursing Programmes 
January 2018 intake
     
Semester 1 Year 1   8 January 2018 to 25 March 2018 
    (Break 26 March - 8 April) 
Semester 2 Year 1   9 May 2018 to 12 August 2018 
    (Break 13 August - 23 September) 
    24 September 2018 to 16 December 2018
     

 

 

Pre-Registration Nursing Programmes

September 2015 intake

Semester 1 Year 3

 

4 September 2017 to 17 December 2017

 

 

(Christmas Break 18 December - 31 December)

Semester 2 Year 3

 

1 January 2018 to 25 March 2018 

 

 

(Easter Break 26 March - 8 April)

 

 

9 April 2018 to 12 August 2018 

     

 

 

Pre-Registration Nursing Programmes

September 2016 intake

Semester 1 Year 2

 

11 September 2017 to 24 December 2017

 

 

(Christmas break 25 December - 7 January)

Semester 2 Year 2

 

8 January 2018 to 25 March 2018

 

 

(Easter Break 26 March - 8 April)

 

 

9 April 2018 to 12 August 2018

     

 

 

Pre-Registration Midwifery Programmes

September 2017 intake

Semester 1 Year 3

 

11 September 2017 to 24 December 2017

    (Christmas break 25 December - 7 January) 

Semester 2 Year 3

 

8 February 2018 to 25 March 2018 

 

 

(Easter break 26 March - 8 April)

 

 

9 April 2018 to 12 August 2018 

 

2017-2018 Operating Department Practitioner Programme Dates

    Operating Department Practitioner Programme
September 2016 intake 

Autumn Term

 

11 September 2017 to 17 December 2017

 

 

(Christmas break 18 December – 31 December)

Spring Term

 

1 January 2018 to 25 March 2018

 

 

(Easter break 26 March - 8 April)

Summer Term

 

9 April 2018 to 19 August 2018

 

 

 

 

 

Operating Department Practitioner Programme

September 2017 Intake

Autumn Term

 

11 September 2017 – 17 December 2017

 

 

(Christmas break 18 December – 31 December)

Spring Term

 

1 January 2018 – 25 March 2018

 

 

(Easter break 26 March - 8 April)

Summer Term

 

9 April 2018 – 19 August 2018

 

    Pre-Registration Paramedic Programme
September 2015 intake 

Semester 1 Year 3

 

4 September 2017 to 17 December 2017

 

 

(Christmas break 18 December – 7 January)

Semester 2 Year 3

 

8 January 2018 to 25 March 2018

 

 

(Easter break 26 March - 8 April)

    9 April 2018 to 15 June 2018
     
    Pre-Registration Paramedic Programme
September 2016 intake 
Semester 1 Year 2   29 August 2017 to 17 December 2017
    (Christmas break 18 December - 7 January) 
Semester 2 Year 2   8 January 2018 to 25 March 2018  
    (Easter break 26 March - 8 April) 
    9 April 2018 to 6 July 2018
     
    Pre-Registration Paramedic Programme
September 2017 intake 
Semester 1 Year 1   25 September 2017 to 17 December 2017
    (Christmas break 18 December - 7 January) 
Semester 2 Year 1   8 January 2018 to 25 March 2018 
    (Easter break 26 March - 15 April) 
    16 April to 15 July 2018


For Post-Registration dates, please contact the School.