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2015-16 Standard Academic Year 

Autumn Semester 21 September 2015 to 11 December 2015
Christmas Break Christmas break 12 December 2015 to 10 January 2016
Spring Semester 11 January 2016 to 11 March 2016
Easter Break Easter break 12 March 2016 to 10 April 2016
Spring Semester continues 11 April 2016 to 6 May 2016
Assessment Period 9 May 2016 to 10 June 2016
Graduation 18 July 2016 to 22 July 2016
Reassessment TBC

 

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Undergraduate, Postgraduate and International study

Other dates

2015-2016 Postgraduate Certificate of Education Dates

Autumn

7 September 2015 to 18 December 2015 (Primary & Secondary)

(Christmas break 19 December to 3 January (Primary) / 19 December to 6 January (Secondary))

Spring
4 January 2016 to 24 March 2016 (Primary)
7 January 2016 to 24 March 2016 (Secondary)

(Easter break 25 March to 10 April)

Summer
11 April 2016 to 24 June 2016 (Primary & Secondary)

2015-16 Health Sciences (OT, PT and SLT) UG Dates

Semester 1
21 September 2015 to 11 December 2015 (Years 1, 2 & 3)

(Christmas break 12 December - 3 January 2016)

Semester 1 (cont) and Semester 2
4 January 2016 to 18 March 2016 (Years 1,2 & 3)

(Easter break 19 March 2016 – 10 April 2016 (Years 1, 2 & 3)

Semester 2 (cont)
11 April 2016 – 8 July 2016 (Years 1 & 2)
11 April 2016 – 17 June 2016 (Year 3)

2015-2016 Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB/BS) Dates

Year 1 (32 weeks)

Module 1
14 September 2015 to 21 January 2016

(Christmas break 12 December – 10 January)

Module 2
22 January 2016 to 27 May 2016

(Easter break 19 March – 10 April)

Integrative Period
30 May 2016 to 10 June 2016

Year 2 (39 weeks)

Rotation 1
14 September 2015 to 7 December 2015

Rotation 2
8 December 2015 – 14 March 2016

(Christmas break 19 December – 3 January)

Rotation 3
12 March 2016 to 7 June 2016

(Easter break 19 March – 10 April)

Integrative Period
28 June 2016 to 18 July 2016

Year 3 (39 weeks)

Rotation 1
16 September 2015 to 9 December 2015

Rotation 2
10 December 2015 to 13 April 2016

(Christmas break 17 December – 6 January)

Rotation 3
14 April 2016 to 6 July 2016

(Easter break 17 March – 6 April)

Integrative Period
7 July 2016 – 27 July 2016

Year 4 (39 weeks)

Rotation 1
14 September 2015 to 8 December 2015

(Christmas break 19 December – 3 January)

Rotation 2
9 December 2015 to 15 March 2016

Rotation 3
4 April 2016 to 28 June 2016

(Easter break 16 March – 1 April)

Integrative Period
29 June 2016 to 15 July 2016

Elective (Away)
18 July 2016 – 12 August 2016

Year 5 (33 weeks)

Introductory Week
14 September 2015 – 18 September 2015

Rotation 1
21 September 2015 to 27 November 2015

Rotation 2
30 November 2015 – 19 February 2016

(Christmas break 19 December – 3 January)

Final Integrative Period    
22 February 2015 - 18 March 2016

(Easter Break 19 March - 10 April 2016)

Studies Allied to Medicine     
4-8 April (as required)
Elective (UK)
11 April 2016 - 20 May 2016 

Reassessment Period
23 May 2016  - 21 June 2016

2015-2016 Pre-Registration Nursing and Midwifery Programmes Dates

Semester 1
14 September 2015 to 21 February 2016

(Christmas break 21 December – 3 January)

Semester 2
22 February 2016 to 17 September 2016

(Easter break 21 March –3 April)

(Summer break 29 August – 17 September)

Pre-Registration Nursing Programmes

September 2014 intake

Semester 1
14 September 2015 to 21 February 2016

(Christmas break 21 December – 3 January)

Semester 2
22 February 2016 to 10 September 2016

(Easter break 21 March – 3 April)

(Summer break 22 August – 10 September)

Pre-Registration Nursing Programmes

September 2015 intake

Semester 1
21 September 2015 to 21 February 2016

(Christmas break 21 December – 3 January)

Semester 2
22 February 2016 to 10 September 2016

(Easter break 21 March – 3 April)

(Summer break 29 August – 10 September)

Pre-Registration Nursing Programmes

January 2013 intake

Semester 2 Year 2
9 June 2014 to 4 January 2015

(Summer break 4 August – 24 August) 

(Christmas break 15 December – 4 January)

Semester 1 Year 3
5 January 2015 to 7 June 2015

(Easter break 25 May – 31 May)

Semester 2 Year 3
8 June 2015 to 3 January 2016

(Summer break 3 August – 23 August)

(Christmas break 14 December – 3 January)

Semester 2 Year 2

Semester 1 Year 3

Semester 2 Year 3

Pre-Registration Nursing Programmes

January 2014 intake

8 June 2015 to 3 January 2016

(Summer break 3 August – 23 August)

(Christmas break 14 December – 3 January)

4 January 2016 to 5 June 2016

(No Easter break)

(break 30 May – 5 June)

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 2
4 January 2016 to 5 June 2016

(Break 30 May – 5 June)

Semester 2 Year 2
6 June  2016 to  1 January 2017

(Break 1 August –21 August)

(Christmas break 12 December – 1 January)

Pre-Registration Nursing Programmes

January 2016 intake

Semester 1 Year 1
4 January 2016 to 29 May 2016

(Break 23 May – 29 May)

Semester 2 Year 2
30 May 2016 to 1 January 2017

(Break 1 August – 21 August)

(Christmas break 12 December – 1 January)

Pre-Registration Midwifery Programmes

September 2013 intake

Semester 1 Year 3
7 September 2015 to 7 February 2016

(Christmas break 21 December – 3 January)

Semester 2 Year 3
8 February 2016 to 3 September 2016  

(Easter break 21 March – 3 April)

(Summer break 15 August – 3 September)

Semester 1 Year 2

Semester 2 Year 2

Pre-Registration Midwifery Programme

September 2014 intake

7 September 2015 to 7 February 2016

(Christmas break 21 December – 3 January)

8 February 2016 to 4 September 2016

(Easter break 21 March – 3 April)

(Summer break 15 August – 4 September)

Pre-Registration Midwifery Programmes

September 2015 intake

Semester 1 Year 1
7 September 2015 – 7 February 2016

(Christmas break 21 December – 3 January)

Semester 2 Year 1
8 February 2016 – 4 September 2016

(Easter break 21 March – 3 April)

(Summer break 15 August – 4 September)

2015-2016 Operating Department Practitioner Programme Dates

Autumn Term
14 September 2015 to 3 January 2016

(Christmas break 21 December – 3 January)

Spring Term
4 January 2016 to 24 April 2016

(Easter break 28 March – 10 April)

Summer Term
25 April 2016 to 11 September 2016

(Summer break 22 August – 11 September)

Operating Department Practitioner Programme

September 2015 Intake

Autumn Term
14 September 2015 – 3 January 2016

(Christmas break 21 December – 3 January)

Spring Term
4 January 2016 – 24 April 2016

(Easter break 28 March – 10 April)

Summer Term
25 April 2016 – 11 September 2016

(Summer break 22 August – 11 September)

2015-2016 Pre-Registration Paramedic Programme

September 2014 intake 

Semester 1 Year 2
31 August 2015 – 21 February 2016

(Christmas break 21 December – 3 January)

Semester 2 Year 2
22 February 2016 – 3 July 2016

(Easter break 21 March – 3 April)

2015-2016 Pre-Registration Paramedic Programme

September 2015 intake 

Semester 1 Year 1
15 September 2015 – 21 February 2016

(Christmas break 14 December – 10 January)

Semester 2 Year 1
22 February 2016 – 17 July 2016

(Easter break 21 March – 10 April)

For Post-Registration dates, please contact the School.

2016-17 Dates

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

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.