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Semester dates, assessment periods, graduation - see below for a full list of key dates for the current academic year at UEA. 

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2018-19 Standard Academic Year 

Autumn Semester 24 September 2018 to 14 December 2018
Christmas Break (Christmas break 15 December 2018 to 13 January 2019)
Spring Semester 14 January 2019 to 29 March 2019
Easter Break (Easter break 30 March 2019 to 28 April 2019)
Spring Semester continues 29 April 2019 to 17 May 2019
Assessment Period 20 May 2019 to 14 June 2019
Graduation 15 July 2019 to 19 July 2019


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Undergraduate, Postgraduate and International study

2019-2020 Standard Academic Year

Autumn Semester 23 September 2019 to 13 December 2019
Christmas Break (Christmas break 14 December 2019 to 12 January 2020)
Spring Semester 13 January 2020 to 20 March 2020
Easter Break (Easter break 21 March 2020 to 19 April 2020)
Spring Semester continues 20 April 2020 to 15 May 2020
Assessment Period 18 May 2020 to 12 June 2020
Graduation 13 July 2020 to 17 July 2020

 

2018-2019 Postgraduate Certificate of Education Dates

Autumn
10 September 2018 to 19 December 2018 (Primary)
10 September 2018 to 21 December 2018 (Secondary)

(Christmas break 20 December 2018 to 1 January 2019 (Primary) 22 December 2018 to 1 January 2019 (Secondary))

Spring

2 January 2019 to 28 March 2019 (Primary)
4 January 2019 to 28 March 2019 (Secondary)

(Easter break 10 April 2019 - 23 April 2019 (Primary) 6 April 2019 - 23 April 2019 (Secondary))

Summer

24 April 2018 to 3 July 2019 (Secondary)
24 April 2019 to 21 June 2019 (Primary)
 

2018-19 Health Sciences (OT, PT and SLT) UG Dates

Semester 1
24 September 2018 to 14 December 2018 (Years 1, 2 & 3)

(Christmas break 15 December - 6 January 2019)

Semester 2
7 January 2019 to 5 April 2019 (Years 1 & 3 OT PT & Years 1, 2 & 3 SLT)

7 January 2019 to 29 March 2019 (Year 2 OT, PT)

(East break 6 April 2019 - 28 April 2019 Years 1 & 3 OT, PT & Years 1, 2 & 3 SLT. 30 March 2019 - 23 April 2019 Year 2 OT, PT)

Semester 2 (cont)
29 April 2019 – 12 July 2019 (Years 1 & 3 OT, PT & Years 1, 2 & 3 SLT)
24 April 2019 - 12 July 2019 (Years  2 OT, PT)
 

2018-2019 Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB/BS) Dates

Year 1 (32 weeks)

Module 1
17 September 2018 to 24 January 2019

(Christmas break 15 December - 13 January)

Module 2
25 January 2019 to 31 May 2019
(Easter break 8 April - 28 April 2019)

Integrative Period
3 June 2019 to 14 June 2019

Year 2 (39 weeks)

Rotation 1
17 September 2018 to 10 December 2018

Rotation 2
11 December 2018 – 25 March 2019
(Christmas break 15 December – 6 January 2019)
(Easter break 27 March - 9 April)

Rotation 3
26 March 2019 to 1 July 2019

Integrative Period
2 July 2019 to 22 July 2019

Year 3 (39 weeks)

Rotation 1
19 September 2018 to 12 December 2018
(Christmas break 13 December - 2 January 2019)

Rotation 2
3 January 2019 to 27 March 2019
(Easter break 18 April - 1 May 2019) 

Rotation 3
28 March 2019 - 3 July 2019

Integrative Period
4 July 2019 – 24 July 2019

Year 4 (39 weeks)

Rotation 1
18 September 2018 to 11 December 2018

Rotation 2 
12 December 2018 to 19 March 2019
(Christmas break 19 December – 1 January 2019)

Rotation 3
20 March 2019 to 25 June 2019
(Easter break 16 April - 28 April 2019)

Integrative Period
26June 2018to 12 July 2019

Elective (Away)
15 July 2019 to 9 August 2019

Year 5 (33 weeks)

Introductory Week
17eptember 2018 - 21 Septemer 2018

Rotation 1
24 September 2018 to 30 November 2018

Rotation 2
3 December 2018 to 23 February 2019
(Christmas break 20 December - 2 January 2019)

Final Integrative Period
26 February 2019 to 27 March 2019
(Easter Break 29 March 2019 - 28 April 2019)
Elective (UK)   29 April 2019 to 7 June 2019

Reassessment Period
10 June 2019 to 28 June 2019
 

2018-2019 Pre-Registration Nursing and Midwifery Programmes Dates

Pre-Registration Nursing Programmes
September 2016 intake

Semester 1
17 September 2018 to 16 December 2018
(Christmas break 17 December - 30 December)

Semester 2
31 December 2018 to 14 April 2019
(Easter Break 15 April - 28 April 2019)
29 April 2019 to 25 August 2019

Pre-Registration Nursing Programmes
September 2017 intake

Semester 1
24 September 2018 to 16 December 2018
(Christmas break 17 December - 6 January 2019)

Semester 2
7 January 2019 to 14 April 2019
(Easter break 15 April - 28 April 2019
24 April 2019 to 11 August 2019


Pre-Registration Nursing Programmes
September 2018 intake

Semester 1
24 September 2018 to 16 December 2018
(Christmas break 17 December - 6 January 2019)

Semester 2
7 January 2019 to 14 April 2019
(Easter break 15 April 28 April 2019)
29 April 2019 to 11 August 2019

Pre-Registration Nursing Programmes
January 2017 intake

Semester 2 Year 2
7 January 2019 to 26 May 2019
(Break 27 May - 2 June 2019) 

Semester 2 Year 2
3 June 2019 - 28 July 2019
(Break 29 July - 18 August 2019)
19 August 2019 - 15 December 2019

     
Pre-Registration Nursing Programmes
January 2018 intake 

Semester 1 Year 1
7 January 2019 to 14 April 2019
(Break 22 April to 5 May 2019)

Semester 2 Year 1
29 April 2019 to 11 August 2019
(Break 12 August - 22 September 2019)
12 September 2019 - 15 December 2019

     
Pre-Registration Nursing Programmes 
February 2019 intake

     
Semester 1 Year 1
18 February 2019 to 14 April 2019
(Break 15 April - 28 April 2019) 

Semester 2 Year 1
29 April 2019 to 11 August 2019
(Break 12 August - 22 September 2019)
23 September 2019 to 15 December 2019
     

Pre-Registration Midwifery Programmes
September 2016 intake

Semester 1 Year 3
10 September 2018 to 23 December 2018
(Christmas Break 24 December - 6 January 2019)

Semester 2 Year 3
7 January 2019 to 14 April 2019
(Easter Break 15 April - 28 April 2019)
29 April 2019 to 18 August 2019

     

Pre-Registration Midwifery Programme
September 2017 intake

Semester 1 Year 2
10 September 2018 to 23 December 2018
(Christmas break 24 December - 6 January 2019)

Semester 2 Year 2
7 January 2019 to 14 April 2019
(Easter Break 15 April - 28 April 2019
29 April to 18 August 2019


Pre-Registration Midwifery Programmes
September 2018 intake

Semester 1 Year 3
10 September 2018 to 23 December 2018
(Christmas break 24 December - 6 January 2019)

Semester 2 Year 3
7 February 2019 to 14 April 2019
(Easter break 15 April - 28 April 2019)
29 April 2019 to 18 August 2019

 

2018-2019 Operating Department Practitioner Programme Dates

Operating Department Practitioner Programme
September 2017 Intake 

Autumn Term
10 September 2018 to 16 December 2018
(Christmas break 17 December - 1 January 2019)

Spring Term
2 January 2019 to 14 April 2019
(Easter break 15 April 28 April 2019)

Summer Term
29 April 2019 to 16 August 2019


Operating Department Practitioner Programm
September 2018 Intake

Autumn Term
10 September 2018 - 16 December 2018
(Christmas break 17 December - 1 January 2019)

Spring Term
2 January 2019 - 14 April 2019

(Easter break 15 April - 28 April 2019)

Summer Term
29 April 2019 - 16 August 2019


Pre-Registration Paramedic Programme
September 2016 intake 

Semester 1 Year 3
3 September 2018 to 10 December 2018
(Christmas break 11 December to 6 January 2018)

Semester 2 Year 3
7 January 2019 to 18 March 2019
(Easter break 19 March - 7 April 2019
8 April 2019 to 10 June 2019

     
Pre-Registration Paramedic Programme
September 2017 intake 


Semester 1 Year 2
3 September 2018 to 10 December 2018
(Christmas break 11 December - 6 January 2019) 

Semester 2 Year 2
7 January 2019 to 18 March 2019
(Easter break 19 March - 7 April 2019)
8 April 2019 to 10 June 2019

     
Pre-Registration Paramedic Programme
September 2018 intake 


Semester 1 Year 1
24 September 2018 to 10 December 2018
(Christmas break 11 December - 6 January 2019)
 
Semester 2 Year 1
7 January 2019 to 18 March 2019
(Easter break 19 March - 14 April 2019)
15 April 2019 to 8 July 2019

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.