Academic year 2020/21
Teaching block 1
Monday 5 October 2020 to Friday 22 January 2021
(International students are required to commence on 28 September 2020)
Monday 9 November 2020 to Friday 13 November 2020
Monday 14 December 2020 to Friday 1 January 2021
Assessment period and Directed Activity
Monday 25 January 2021 to Friday 5 February 2021
Teaching block 2 (for programmes starting October 2020)
Monday 8 February 2021 to Friday 14 May 2021
Teaching block 1 (for programmes starting February 2021)
Monday 1 February 2021 to Friday 14 May 2021
Monday 29 March 2021 to Friday 2 April 2021
Monday 5 April 2021 to Friday 16 April 2021
Monday 17 May 2021 to Friday 18 June 2021
(Within this period, the formal examination weeks run from Monday 17 May 2021 to Friday 11 June 2021)
Monday 5 July 2021 to Friday 23 July 2021
Graduation Ceremony Weeks
For information about graduation dates, please see our graduation page.
Academic year 2021/22
The 2021/22 Academic Year dates will be released shortly.
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