Key University Dates Key University Dates

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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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


Download dates of all 2016-17 semesters PDF

Undergraduate, Postgraduate and International study

Other dates

2017-2018 Postgraduate Certificate of Education Dates

Autumn
11 September 2017 to 20 December 2017 (Primary)
11 September 2017 to 19 December 2017 (Secondary)

Spring

2 January 2018 to 28 March 2018 (Primary)
4 January 2018 to 28 March 2018 (Secondary)

Summer

16 April 2018 to 22 June 2018 (Secondary)
16 April 2018 to 4 July 2018 (Primary)
 

2016-17 Health Sciences (OT, PT and SLT) UG Dates

Semester 1
25 September 2017 to 17 December 2017 (Years 1, 2 & 3)

Semester 2
8 January 2018 to 16 March 2018 (Years 1,2 & 3)

Semester 2 (cont)
9 April 2018 – 13 July 2018 (Years 1 & 2)
9 April 2018 - 22 June 2018 (Years 3)
 

2017-2018 Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB/BS) Dates

Year 1 (32 weeks)

Module 1
18 September 2017 to 25 January 2018

Module 2
26 January 2018 to 1 June 2018
(Easter break 19 March - 6 April)

Integrative Period
4 June 2018 to 15 June 2018

Year 2 (39 weeks)

Rotation 1
18 September 2017 to 11 December 2017

Rotation 2
12 December 2017 – 26 March 2018
(Christmas break 18 December – 5 January)
(Easter break 27 March - 9 April)

Rotation 3
10 April 2018 to 2 July 2018

Integrative Period
3 July 2018 to 23 July 2018

Year 3 (39 weeks)

Rotation 1
20 September 2017 to 13 December 2017
(Christmas break 14 December - 3 January)

Rotation 2
4 January 2018 to 28 March 201
(Easter break 29 March to 11 April) 

Rotation 3
12 April 2018 to 4 July 2018

Integrative Period
5 July 2018 – 25 July 2018

Year 4 (39 weeks)

Rotation 1
19 September 2017 to 12 December 2017

Rotation 2 
13 December 2017 to 20 March 2018
(Christmas break 20 December – 2 January)

Rotation 3
21 March 2018 to 26 June 2018
(Easter break 27 March - 6 April)

Integrative Period
27 June 2017 to 13 July 2018

Elective (Away)
16 July 2018 to 10 August 2018

Year 5 (33 weeks)

Introductory Week
18 September 2017 – 22 September 2017

Rotation 1
25 September 2017 to 1 December 2017

Rotation 2
4 December 2017 to 23 February 2018
(Christmas break 21 December – 3 January)

Final Integrative Period
26 February 2018 to 28 March 2018
(Easter Break 29 March 2018 to 20 April 2018)
Elective (UK)   23 April 2018 to 1 June 2018 

Reassessment Period
4 June 2018 to 29 June 2018
 

2016-2017 Pre-Registration Nursing and Midwifery Programmes Dates

Pre-Registration Nursing Programmes
September 2015 intake

Semester 1
11 September 2017 to 17 December 2017
(Christmas break 18 December – 31 December)

Semester 2
1 January 2018 to 25 March 2018
(Easter break 26 March - 8 April)
9 April 2018 to 26 August 2018

Pre-Registration Nursing Programmes
September 2016 intake

Semester 1
18 September 2017 to 17 December 2017
(Christmas break 18 December – 31 December)

Semester 2
1 January 2018 to 25 March 2018
(Easter break 26 March - 8 April)
9 April 2018 to 26 August 2018


Pre-Registration Nursing Programmes
September 2017 intake

Semester 1
25 September 2017 to 17 December 2017
(Christmas break 18 December – 7 January)

Semester 2
8 January 2018 to 25 March 2018
(Easter break 26 March - 8 April)
9 April 2018 to 12 August 2018

Pre-Registration Nursing Programmes
January 2016 intake

Semester 2 Year 2
1 January 2018 to 27 May 2018
(Break 28 May - 3 June) 

Semester 2 Year 2
4 June 2018 - 22 July 2018
(Break 23 July - 12 August)
13 August 2018 - 16 December 2018 

     
Pre-Registration Nursing Programmes
January 2017 intake 

Semester 1 Year 1
8 January 2018 to 27 May 2018
(Break 28 May – 3 June)

Semester 2 Year 1
4 June 2018 to 29 July 2018
(Break 30 July – 19 August)
20 August 2018 to 16 December 2018

     
Pre-Registration Nursing Programmes 
January 2018 intake

     
Semester 1 Year 1
8 January 2018 to 25 March 2018 
(Break 26 March - 8 April) 

Semester 2 Year 1
9 May 2018 to 12 August 2018
(Break 13 August - 23 September)
24 September 2018 to 16 December 2018
     

Pre-Registration Nursing Programmes
September 2015 intake

Semester 1 Year 3
4 September 2017 to 17 December 2017
(Christmas Break 18 December - 31 December)

Semester 2 Year 3
1 January 2018 to 25 March 2018
(Easter Break 26 March - 8 April)
9 April 2018 to 12 August 2018 

     

Pre-Registration Nursing Programme
September 2016 intake

Semester 1 Year 2
11 September 2017 to 24 December 2017
(Christmas break 25 December - 7 January)

Semester 2 Year 2
8 January 2018 to 25 March 2018
(Easter Break 26 March - 8 April)
9 April 2018 to 12 August 2018


Pre-Registration Midwifery Programmes
September 2017 intake

Semester 1 Year 3
11 September 2017 to 24 December 2017
(Christmas break 25 December - 7 January) 

Semester 2 Year 3
8 February 2018 to 25 March 2018
(Easter break 26 March - 8 April)
9 April 2018 to 12 August 2018 

 

2016-2017 Operating Department Practitioner Programme Dates

Operating Department Practitioner Programme
September 2016 Intake 

Autumn Term
11 September 2017 to 17 December 2017
(Christmas break 18 December – 31 December)

Spring Term
1 January 2018 to 25 March 2018
(Easter break 26 March - 8 April)

Summer Term
9 April 2018 to 19 August 2018


Operating Department Practitioner Programm
September 2017 Intake

Autumn Term
11 September 2017 – 17 December 2017
(Christmas break 18 December – 31 December)

Spring Term
1 January 2018 – 25 March 2018
(Easter break 26 March - 8 April)

Summer Term
9 April 2018 – 19 August 2018


Pre-Registration Paramedic Programm
September 2015 intake 

Semester 1 Year 3
4 September 2017 to 17 December 2017
(Christmas break 18 December – 7 January)

Semester 2 Year 3
8 January 2018 to 25 March 2018
(Easter break 26 March - 8 April)
9 April 2018 to 15 June 2018

     
Pre-Registration Paramedic Programme
September 2016 intake 


Semester 1 Year 2
29 August 2017 to 17 December 2017
(Christmas break 18 December - 7 January) 

Semester 2 Year 2
8 January 2018 to 25 March 2018 
(Easter break 26 March - 8 April)
9 April 2018 to 6 July 2018

     
Pre-Registration Paramedic Programme
September 2017 intake 


Semester 1 Year 1
25 September 2017 to 17 December 2017
(Christmas break 18 December - 7 January)
 
Semester 2 Year 1
8 January 2018 to 25 March 2018 
(Easter break 26 March - 15 April)
16 April to 15 July 2018

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.