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 2016-17 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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2016-2017 Standard Academic Year
2017-2018 Standard Academic Year
2016-2017 Postgraduate Certificate of Education Dates
2016-2017 Health Sciences (OT, PT and SLT) UG Dates
2016-2017 Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB/BS) Dates
2016-2017 Pre-Registration Nursing and Midwifery Programmes Dates
2016-2017 Operating Department Practitioner Programme Dates

 

2016-2017 Standard Academic Year

Autumn Semester

 

26 September 2016 to 16 December 2016

 

 

(Christmas break 17 December 2016 to 15 January 2017)

Spring Semester

 

16 January 2017 to 24 March 2017

 

 

(Easter break 25 March 2017 to 23 April 2017)

Spring Semester continues

 

24 April 2017 to 19 May 2017

Assessment period

 

22 May 2017 to 16 June 2017

Graduation

 

17 July 2017 to 21 July 2017

 

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

 

2016-2017 Postgraduate Certificate of Education Dates

Autumn

 

8 September 2016 to 16 December 2016 (Primary)

5 September 2016 to 16 December 2016 (Secondary)

 

 

(Christmas break 17 December 2016 to 3 January 2017 (Primary & Secondary) 

Spring

 

4 January 2017 to 31 March 2017 (Primary & Secondary)

 

 

(Easter break 1 April 2017 - 17 April 2017)

Summer 

 

19 April 2017 to 23 June 2017 (Secondary)

19 April 2017 to 5 July 2017 (Primary)

 

2016-17 Health Sciences (OT, PT and SLT) UG Dates

Semester 1

 

26 September 2016 to 16 December 2016 (Years 1, 2 & 3)

 

 

(Christmas break 17 December - 8 January 2017)

Semester 2

 

9 January 2017 to 31 March 2017 (Years 1,2 & 3)

 

 

(Easter break 1 April 2017 – 23 April 2017 (Years 1, 2 & 3)

Semester 2 (cont)

 

24 April 2017 – 14 July 2017 (Years 1, 2 & 3)

 

2016-2017 Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB/BS) Dates

Year 1 (32 weeks)

Module 1

 

 

19 September 2016 to 26 January 2017

 

 

(Christmas break 19 December – 13 January)

Module 2

 

27 January 2017 to 2 June 2017

 

 

(Easter break 3 April - 21 April)

Integrative Period

 

5 June 2017 to 16 June 2017

 

 

 

Year 2 (39 weeks)

Rotation 1

 

 

19 September 2016 to 12 December 2016

Rotation 2

 

13 December 2016 – 27 March 2017

 

 

(Christmas break 19 December – 6 January)

Rotation 3

 

28 March 2017 to 3 July 2017

 

 

(Easter break 10 April - 21 April)

Integrative Period

 

4 July 2017 to 24 July 2017

 

 

 

Year 3 (39 weeks)

 

 

Rotation 1

 

21 September 2016 to 14 December 2016

 

 

(Christmas break 17 December - 6 January)

Rotation 2

 

5 January 2017 to 29 March 2017 

Rotation 3

 

30 March 2017 to 5 July 2017

 

 

(Easter break 6 April - 19 April) 

Integrative Period

 

6 July 2017 – 26 July 2017

 

 

 

Year 4 (39 weeks)

Rotation 1

 

 

20 September 2016 to 13 December 2016

 

 

(Christmas break 14 December – 3 January)

Rotation 2

 

4 January 2017 to 28 March 2017

Rotation 3

 

29 March 2017 to 4 July 2017 

 

 

(Easter break 11 April - 21 April)

Integrative Period

 

5 July 2017 to 21 July 2017

Elective (Away)

 

24 July 2017 to 18 August 2017 

 

 

 

Year 5 (33 weeks)

 

 

Introductory Week

 

19 September 2016 – 23 September 2016

Rotation 1

 

26 September 2016 to 2 December 2016

Rotation 2

 

5 December 2016 to 3 March 2017 

 

 

(Christmas break 19 December – 6 January)

                        Final     Integrative Period   6 March 2017 to 31 March 2017 
    (Easter Break 3 April - 21 April 2017)
Elective (UK)   24 April 2017 to 2 June 2017 

Reassessment 
Period

 

5 June 2017 to 30 June 2017

 

 

 

 

2016-2017 Pre-Registration Nursing and Midwifery Programmes Dates

 

 

  Pre-Registration Nursing Programmes
September 2014 intake

Semester 1

 

12 September 2016 to 18 December 2016

 

 

(Christmas break 19 December – 1 January)

Semester 2

 

2 January 2017 to 9 April 2017

 

 

(Easter break 10 April - 23 April)

 

 

24 April 2017 to 27 August 2017 

 

 

(Summer break 28 August - 10 September) 

     

 

 

Pre-Registration Nursing Programmes

September 2015 intake

Semester 1

 

15 September 2016 to 18 December 2016

 

 

(Christmas break 19 December – 1 January)

Semester 2

 

2 January 2017 to 9 April 2017 

 

 

(Easter break 10 April - 23 April)

 

 

24 April 2017 to 20 August 2017 

 

 

(Summer break 21 August - 10 September) 

     

 

 

Pre-Registration Nursing Programmes

September 2016 intake

Semester 1

 

21 September 2016 to 18 December 2016

 

 

(Christmas break 19 December – 1 January)

Semester 2

 

2 January 2017 to 9 April 2017

 

 

(Easter break 10 April - 23 April)

 

 

24 April 2017 to 3 September 2017 

 

 

(Summer break 4 September - 10 September) 

     

 

 

Pre-Registration Nursing Programmes

January 2014 intake

Semester 2 Year 3

 

6 June 2016 to 1 January 2017

 

 

(Summer break 1 August – 21 August) 

 

 

(Christmas break 12 December – 1 January)

     
    Pre-Registration Nursing Programmes
January 2015 intake 

Semester 1 Year 3

 

2 January 2017 to 28 May 2017

 

 

(Break 29 May – 4 June)

Semester 2 Year 3

 

5 June 2017 to 30 July 2017

 

 

(Break 31 July – 20 August)

 

 

21 August 2017 to 10 December 2017 

 

 

(Christmas break 11 December - 1 Janaury) 

     
    Pre-Registration Nursing Programmes 
January 2016 intake
     
Semester 1 Year 2   2 January 2017 to 28 May 2017 
    (Break 29 May - 4 June) 
Semester 2 Year 2   5 June 2017 to 30 July 2017 
    (Break 31 July - 20 August) 
    21 August 2017 to 10 December 2017 
    (Christmas break 11 December - 1 January) 
     

 

 

Pre-Registration Nursing Programmes

January 2017 intake

Semester 1 Year 1

 

11 January 2017 to 21 May 2017 

 

 

(Break 22 May – 28 May)

Semester 2 Year 1

 

29 May 2017 to 30 July 2017 

 

 

(Break 31 July –20 August)

 

 

21 August 2017 to 10 December 2017 

 

 

(Christmas break 11 December - 1 January)

     

 

 

Pre-Registration Nursing Programmes

September 2014 intake

Semester 1 Year 3

 

5 September 2016 to 18 December 2016 

 

 

(Christmas break 19 December - 1 January)

Semester 2 Year 3

 

2 January 2017 to 9 April 2017 

 

 

(Easter Break 10 April - 23 April)

 

 

24 April 2017 to 13 August 2017 

 

 

(Summer break 14 August - 4 September) 

     

 

 

Pre-Registration Midwifery Programmes

September 2015 intake

Semester 1 Year 2

 

5 September 2016 to 18 December 2016

    (Christmas break 19 December - 1 January) 

Semester 2 Year 2

 

2 February 2017 to 9 April 2017  

 

 

(Easter break 10 April - 23 April)

 

 

24 April 2017 to 13 August 2017 

 

 

(Summer break 14 August - 3 September) 

     
    Pre-Registration Midwifery Programmes 
September 2016 intake 
Semester 1 Year 1    12 September 2016 to 18 December 2017 
    (Christmas break 19 December - 1 January) 
Semester 2 Year 1    2 January 2017 to 9 April 2017 
    (Easter break 10 April - 23 April) 
    24 April 2017 to 20 August 2017 
    (Summer break 21 August - 10 September) 

 

2016-2017 Operating Department Practitioner Programme Dates

    Operating Department Practitioner Programme
September 2015 intake 

Autumn Term

 

12 September 2016 to 18 December 2016

 

 

(Christmas break 19 December – 1 January)

Spring Term

 

2 January 2017 to 9 April 2017

 

 

(Easter break 10 April - 23 April)

Summer Term

 

24 April 2017 to 20 August 2017

 

 

(Summer break 21 August – 10 September)

 

 

 

 

 

Operating Department Practitioner Programme

September 2016 Intake

Autumn Term

 

12 September 2016 – 18 December 2016

 

 

(Christmas break 19 December – 1 January)

Spring Term

 

2 January 2017 – 9 April 2017

 

 

(Easter break 10 April - 23 April)

Summer Term

 

24 April 2017 – 20 August 2017

 

 

(Summer break 21 August – 10 September)

 

    Pre-Registration Paramedic Programme
September 2014 intake 

Semester 1 Year 3

 

5 September 2016 to 11 December 2016 

 

 

(Christmas break 12 December – 1 January)

Semester 2 Year 3

 

2 January 2017 to 9 April 2017 

 

 

(Easter break 10 April - 23 April)

    24 April 2017 to 18 June 2017 
     
    Pre-Registration Paramedic Programme
September 2015 intake 
Semester 1 Year 2   29 August 2016 to 11 December 2016 
    (Christmas break 12 December - 1 January) 
Semester 2 Year 2   2 January 2017 to 9 April 2017 
    (Easter break 10 April - 23 April) 
    24 April 2017 to 9 July 2017 
     
    Pre-Registration Paramedic Programme
September 2016 intake 
Semester 1 Year 1   26 September 2016 to 18 December 2016 
    (Christmas break 19 December - 8 January) 
Semester 2 Year 1   9 January 2017 to 9 April 2017 
    (Easter break 10 April - 23 April) 
    1 May 2017 to 16 July 2017 


For Post-Registration dates, please contact the School.