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2017-18 Standard Academic Year 

Autumn Semester 25 September 2017 to 15 December 2017
Christmas Break (Christmas break 16 December 2017 to 14 January 2018)
Spring Semester 15 January 2018 to 16 March 2018
Easter Break (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

2016-17 Standard Academic Year 

Autumn Semester 26 September 2016 to 16 December 2016
Christmas Break Christmas break 17 December 2016 to 15 January 2017
Spring Semester 16 January 2017 to 24 March 2017
Easter Break 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

 

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Undergraduate, Postgraduate and International study

Other dates

2016-2017 Postgraduate Certificate of Education Dates

Autumn

8 September 2016 to 16 December 2015 (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 January)

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 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)

2016-2017 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

2016-2017 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

2016-17 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

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.