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 2018-19 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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2018-2019 Standard Academic Year
2019-2020 Standard Academic Year
2018-2019 Postgraduate Certificate of Education Dates
2018-2019 Health Sciences (OT, PT and SLT) UG Dates
2018-2019 Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB/BS) Dates
2018-2019 Pre-Registration Nursing and Midwifery Programmes Dates
2018-2019 Operating Department Practitioner Programme Dates

 

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

 

2019-2020 Standard Academic Year

Autumn Semester

 

23 September 2019 to 13 December 2019

 

 

(Christmas break 14 December 2019 to 12 January 2020)

Spring Semester

 

13 January 2020 to 20 March 2020

 

 

(Easter break 21 March 2020 to 19 April 2020)

Spring Semester continues

 

20 April 2020 to 15 May 2020

Assessment period

 

18 May 2020 to 12 June 2020

Graduation

 

13 July 2020 to 17 July 2020

 

2018-2019 Postgraduate Certificate of Education Dates

Autumn

 

10 September 2018 to 19 December 2018 (Primary)

10 September 2018 to 21 December 2018 (Secondary)

 

 

(Christmas break 20 December 2018 to 1 January 2019 (Primary) 22 December 2018 to 1 January 2019 (Secondary) 

Spring

 

2 January 2019 to 9 April 2019 (Primary)

2 January 2019 to 5 April 2019 (Secondary)

 

 

(Easter break 10 April 2019 - 23 April 2019 (Primary) 6 April 2019 - 23 April 2019 (Secondary))

Summer 

 

24 April 2018 to 3 July 2019 (Primary)

24 April 2019 to 21 June 2019 (Secondary)

 

2018-19 Health Sciences (OT, PT and SLT) UG Dates

Semester 1

 

24 September 2018 to 14 December 2018 (Years 1, 2 & 3)

 

 

(Christmas break 15 December - 6 January 2019)

Semester 2

 

7 January 2019 to 5 April 2019 (Years 1 & 3 OT, PT & Years1, 2 & 3 SLT) / 7 January 2019 to 29 March 2019 (Year 2 OT, PT)

 

 

(Easter break 6 April 2019 - 28 April 2019 Years 1 & 3 OT, PT & Years 1, 2 & 3 SLT) / 30 March 2019 to 23 April 2019 Year 2 OT, PT)

Semester 2 (cont)

 

29 April 2019 – 12 July 2019 (Years 1 & 3 OT, PT & Years 1, 2 & 3 SLT)

24 April 2019 - 12 July 2019 (Years 2 OT, PT)

 

2018-2019 Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB/BS) Dates

Year 1 (32 weeks)

Module 1

 

 

17 September 2018 to 24 January 2019

 

 

(Christmas break 15 December – 13 January)

Module 2

 

25 January 2019 to 31 May 2019

 

 

(Easter break 8 April - 28 April 2019)

Integrative Period

 

3 June 2019 to 14 June 2019

 

 

 

Year 2 (39 weeks)

Rotation 1

 

 

17 September 2018 to 10 December 2018

Rotation 2

 

11 December 2018 – 25 March 2019

 

 

(Christmas break 15 December – 6 January 2019)

   

(Easter break 16 April - 29 April 2019)

Rotation 3

 

26 March 2019 to 1 July 2019 

Integrative Period

 

2 July 2019 to 22 July 2019

 

 

 

Year 3 (39 weeks)

 

 

Rotation 1

 

19 September 2018 to 12 December 2018

 

 

(Christmas break 13 December - 2 January 2019)

Rotation 2

 

3 January 2019 to 27 March 2019

   

(Easter break 18 April - 1 May 2019) 

Rotation 3

 

28 March 2019 - 3 July 2019 

 

 

 

Integrative Period

 

4 July 2019 – 24 July 2019

 

 

 

Year 4 (39 weeks)

Rotation 1

 

 

18 September 2018 to 11 December 2018

Rotation 2  

12 December 2018 to 19 March 2019

 

 

(Christmas break 19 December – 1 January 2019)

Rotation 3

 

20 March 2019 to 25 June 2019

 

 

(Easter break 16 April - 28 April 2019)

Integrative Period

 

26 June 2019 to 12 July 2019

Elective (Away)

 

15 July 2019 to 9 August 2019

 

 

 

Year 5 (33 weeks)

 

 

Introductory Week

 

17 September 2018 – 21 September 2018

Rotation 1

 

24 September 2018 to 30 November 2018

Rotation 2

 

3 December 2018 to 23 February 2019

 

 

(Christmas break 20 December – 2 January 2019)

                        Final     Integrative Period   25 February 2019 to 27 March 2019
    (Easter Break 29 March 2019 - 28 April 2019)
Elective (UK)   29 April 2019 to 7 June 2019

Reassessment 
Period

 

10 June 2019 to 28 June 2019

 

 

 

 

2018-2019 Pre-Registration Nursing and Midwifery Programmes Dates

 

 

  Pre-Registration Nursing Programmes
September 2016 intake

Semester 1

 

17 September 2018 to 16 December 2018

 

 

(Christmas break 17 December – 30 December)

Semester 2

 

31 December 2018 to 14 April 2019

 

 

(Easter break 15 April - 28 April 2019)

 

 

29 April 2019 to 25 August 2019

     

 

 

Pre-Registration Nursing Programmes

September 2017 intake

Semester 1

 

24 September 2018 to 16 December 2018

 

 

(Christmas break 17 December – 6 January 2019)

Semester 2

 

7 January 2019 to 14 April 2019 

 

 

(Easter break 15 April - 28 April 2019)

 

 

24 April 2019 to 11 August 2019

     

 

 

Pre-Registration Nursing Programmes

September 2018 intake

Semester 1

 

24 September 2018 to 16 December 2018

 

 

(Christmas break 17 December – 6 January 2019)

Semester 2

 

7 January 2019 to 14 April 2019

 

 

(Easter break 15 April - 28 April 2019)

 

 

29 April 2019 to 11 August 2019

     

 

 

Pre-Registration Nursing Programmes

January 2017 intake

Semester 2 Year 2

 

7 January 2019 to 26 May 2019

    (Break 27 May - 2 June 2019) 

Semester 2 Year 2

 

3 June 2019 - 28 July 20198

    (Break 29 July - 18 August 2019) 

 

 

19 August 2019 - 15 December 2019 
     
    Pre-Registration Nursing Programmes
January 2018 intake 

Semester 1 Year 1

 

7 January 2019 to 14 April 2019

 

 

(Break 22 April - 5 May 2019)

Semester 2 Year 1

 

29 April 2019 to 11 August 2019

 

 

(Break 12 August - 22 September 2019)

 

 

12 September 2019 - 15 December 2019

     
    Pre-Registration Nursing Programmes 
February 2019 intake
     
Semester 1 Year 1   18 February 2019 to 14 April 2019
    (Break 15 April - 28 April 2019) 
Semester 2 Year 1   29 April 2019 to 11 August 2019 
    (Break 12 August - 22 September 2019) 
    23 September 2019 to 15 December 2019
     

 

 

Pre-Registration Nursing Programmes

September 2016 intake

Semester 1 Year 3

 

10 September 2018 to 23 December 2018

 

 

(Christmas Break 24 December - 6 January 2019)

Semester 2 Year 3

 

7 January 2019 to 14 April 2019

 

 

(Easter Break 15 April - 28 April 2019)

 

 

29 April 2019 to 18 August 2019

     

 

 

Pre-Registration Nursing Programmes

September 2017 intake

Semester 1 Year 2

 

10 September 2018 to 23 December 2018

 

 

(Christmas break 24 December - 6 January 2019)

Semester 2 Year 2

 

7 January 2019 to 14 April 2019

 

 

(Easter Break 15 April - 28 April 2019)

 

 

29 April 2019 to 18 August 2019

     

 

 

Pre-Registration Midwifery Programmes

September 2018 intake

Semester 1 Year 3

 

10 September 2018 to 23 December 2018

    (Christmas break 24 December - 6 January 2019) 

Semester 2 Year 3

 

7 February 2019 to 14 April 2019 

 

 

(Easter break 15 April - 28 April 2019)

 

 

29 April 2019 to 18 August 2019

 

2018-2019 Operating Department Practitioner Programme Dates

    Operating Department Practitioner Programme
September 2017 intake 

Autumn Term

 

10 September 2018 to 16 December 2018

 

 

(Christmas break 17 December – 1 January 2019)

Spring Term

 

2 January 2019 to 14 April 2019

 

 

(Easter break 15 April - 28 April 2019)

Summer Term

 

29 April 2019 to 16 August 2019

 

 

 

 

 

Operating Department Practitioner Programme

September 2018 Intake

Autumn Term

 

10 September 2018 – 16 December 2018

 

 

(Christmas break 17 December – 1 Januayr 2019)

Spring Term

 

2 January 2019 – 14 April 2019

 

 

(Easter break 15 April - 28 April 2019)

Summer Term

 

29 April 2019 – 16 August 2019

 

    Pre-Registration Paramedic Programme
September 2016 intake 

Semester 1 Year 3

 

3 September 2018 to 10 December 2018

 

 

(Christmas break 11 December – 6 January 2019)

Semester 2 Year 3

 

7 January 2019 to 18 March 2019

 

 

(Easter break 19 March - 7 April 2019)

    8 April 2019 to 10 June 2019
     
    Pre-Registration Paramedic Programme
September 2017 intake 
Semester 1 Year 2   27 August 2018 to 10 December 2018
    (Christmas break 11 December - 6 January 2019) 
Semester 2 Year 2   7 January 2019 to 18 March 2019  
    (Easter break 19 March - 7 April 2019) 
    8 April 2019 to 1 July 2019
     
    Pre-Registration Paramedic Programme
September 2018 intake 
Semester 1 Year 1   24 September 2018 to 10 December 2018
    (Christmas break 11 December - 6 January 2019) 
Semester 2 Year 1   7 January 2019 to 18 March 2019
    (Easter break 19 March - 14 April 2019) 
    15 April 2019 to 8 July 2019


For Post-Registration dates, please contact the School.