Academic term dates

Term dates for 2016/17

Term dates (undergraduate and postgraduate courses)

Term Dates Start End
Autumn 26 September 2016 16 December 2016
Spring 9 January 2017 7 April 2017
Summer 24 April 2017 9 June 2017

Key dates (undergraduate courses beginning in September 2016)

Students for the the Legal Practice Course and for Teacher training (ITE) PGCE and School Direct should note that these are postgraduate courses and their particular enrolment and start of teaching dates are listed as the first items under the heading "Key dates (postgraduate courses)".

Activity Start End
Welcome programme (enrolment/induction) 26 September 2016   -
Autumn semester and year-long modules begin w/c 3 October 2016   -
Teaching (autumn term) 3 October 2016 16 December 2016
Christmas vacation 19 December 2016 6 January 2017
Teaching (spring term) 9 January 2017 7 April 2017
Examinations for autumn semester modules 23 January 2017 3 February 2017
Spring semester modules begin w/c 6 February 2017   -
Easter vacation 10 April 2017 21 April 2017
Teaching summer term 24 April 2017 2 June 2017
Examinations 15 May 2017 2 June 2017
Reassessment examinations 19 July 2017 3 August 2017
Reassessment coursework deadline 3pm, 31 July 2017   -

Key dates (undergraduate courses beginning in January 2017)

Activity Start End
Welcome programme (enrolment/induction for January starters) 30 January 2017   -
Teaching programme (for January starters) 6 February 2017
24 April 2017
7 April 2017
4 August 2017
Examinations (for January starters) 24 July 2017 4 August 2017
Reassessment period (for January Starters) 7 September 2017 13 September 2017

Key dates (postgraduate courses)

Activity Start End
Legal Practice Course (enrolment) 1 September 2016    -
Legal Practice Course (teaching) 5 September 2016    -
Teacher training (ITE) PGCE and School Direct (enrolment) 2 September 2016    -
Teacher training (ITE) PGCE and School Direct (teaching) 5 September 2016    -
Welcome programme (enrolment/induction) w/c 26 September 2016    -
Teaching (autumn semester) 3 October 2016
9 January 2017
16 December 2016
20 January 2017
Christmas vacation 19 December 2016 6 January 2017
Autumn Semester Examinations 23 January 2017 3 February 2017
Welcome programme (enrolment/induction for January starters) 30 January 2017    -
Teaching (spring semester) 6 February 2017
24 April 2017
7 April 2017
19 May 2017
Easter vacation 10 April 2017 21 April 2017
Examinations 22 May 2017 2 June 2017
Reassessment examinations 19 July 2017 3 August 2017
Reassessment coursework deadline 3pm, 31 July 2017   -
Dissertation submission deadline ‚Äč3pm, 4 September 2017   -

Where programmes operate to non-standard teaching patterns (eg professional courses in education and law) term dates will be advised by the relevant school.

Study abroad programmes

Autumn semester:

Arrival by 26 September 2016
Orientation 27 to 30 September 2016
Classes begin 3 October 2016
Christmas break 17 December 2016 to 8 January 2017 (you can leave just before Christmas if you start back at your own university just after New Year)
Examinations 23 January to 3 February 2017 (for those coming back here in January)

Spring semester:

Arrival by 30 January 2017
Orientation 31 January to 3 February 2017
Classes begin 6 February 2017
Easter break 8 to 23 April 2017
Examinations 15 May to 2 June 2017