2017/18 term dates

* Please note that the dates below are the standard university dates. Different dates may apply for some courses.

Undergraduate programmes

International Student Orientation 13 September 2017 – 14 September 2017
Welcome Weekend 16 September 2017 – 17 September 2017
Welcome Week 18 September 2017 – 22 September 2017
Teaching block 1 25 September 2017 – 8 December 2017
Award Ceremonies (Graduation) 27 November 2017 – 1 December 2017
Student vacation 11 December 2017 – 1 January 2018
Assessment period 1 8 January 2018 – 19 January 2018
Teaching block 2 22 January 2018 – 23 April 2018
Student vacation 26 March 2018 – 2 April 2018
Assessment period 2 30 April 2018 – 21 May 2018
Assessment period 3* 16 July 2018 – 23 July 2018
Award Ceremonies (Graduation) 16 July 2018 – 23 July 2018

Postgraduate taught programmes

International Student Orientation 13 September 2017 – 14 September 2017
Welcome Weekend 16 September 2017 – 17 September 2017
Welcome Week 18 September 2017 – 22 September 2017
Teaching block 1 25 September 2017 – 8 December 2017
Student vacation 11 December 2017 – 1 January 2018
Assessment period 1 8 January 2018 – 19 January 2018
Teaching block 2 22 January 2018 – 23 April 2018
Student vacation 26 March 2018 – 2 April 2018
Assessment period 2 30 April 2018 – 21 May 2018
Teaching block 3** 14 May 2018 – 30 July 2018
Assessment period 3*

Faculty of Business and Law (FBL) except students who are taught in Teaching Block 3

Faculty of Environment and Technology (FET)

Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences

and

Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries and Education (ACE)

16 July 2018 – 23 July 2018

Assessment period for teaching block 3** 6 August 2018 – 13 August 2018

* If you are a health and social care student, please be aware that your term dates will differ from the standard term dates. Details will be in your programme handbook.

Assessment Period 3 dates are subject to final approval.

** Only some Faculty of Business and Law PGT courses. Please check your course handbook.

Notes

  1. If you are a postgraduate research student, please contact the Graduate School for your term dates.
  2. For Council Tax exempt letters, these dates will differ. Please refer to the managing your money pages for more information.

University closure days

  • Christmas closure - from 12:30 on Friday 22 December 2017, re-open 8:30 on Tuesday 2 January
  • Friday 30 March 2018 (Good Friday, UK bank holiday)
  • Monday 2 April 2018 (Easter Monday, UK bank holiday)
  • Tuesday 3 April 2018 (University closure day)
  • Monday 7 May 2018 (UK bank holiday)
  • Monday 28 May 2018 (UK bank holiday)
  • Monday 27 August 2018 (UK bank holiday)

IT maintenance weekends

2017

16:30 Friday 23 June - 8:30 Monday 26 June

16:30 Friday 8 December - 8:30 Monday 11 December

Find out the dates/further information about IT maintenance weekends and what is affected.

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