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Term dates

Academic term dates, including half-term, reading weeks, graduation and bank holidays.


The term dates for the 2019/20 academic year are subject to confirmation and the dates listed below may change. 

Some degree courses may run on a different timetable, including Technical Theatre BA (Hons) and our teacher training programmes. These alternative timetables will be published once available.

  • Induction week begins: Monday 9th September 2019
  • Semester one begins: Monday 16th September 2019
  • Finish for Christmas break: Friday 13th December 2019
  • Semester one resumes: Monday 6th January 2020
  • Semester one exams: Monday 6th - Friday 17th January 2020
  • Semester one ends: Friday 17th January 2020
  • Semester two begins: Monday 27th January 2020
  • Spring graduation: Friday 27th - Saturday 28th March 2020
  • Easter break: Monday 6th - Friday 17th April 2020
  • Semester two resumes: Monday 20th April 2020
  • Semester two exams: Monday 11th - Friday 22nd May 2020
  • Semester two ends: Friday 22nd May 2020
  • Summer graduation: Wednesday 15th - Thursday 16th July 2020
  • Exam resits: July 2020 (dates TBC)