Semester dates

Key teaching and exam dates for each semester.

Postgraduate 2020-21

Specific start dates for your course will be confirmed in your offer letter.

Semester dates for postgraduate students starting in February 2021 

Spring semester
Teaching starts Monday 1 February 2021
Last date for late start Monday 8 February 2021
Teaching ends Friday 16 April 2021
Spring examination period Thursday 22 April - Wednesday 28 April 2021
Spring resit/deferred examination period Tuesday 24 August – Monday 30 August 2021

 

Summer semester
Teaching starts Monday 3 May 2021
Teaching ends Friday 30 July 2021
Summer examination period Thursday 15 July - Wednesday 21 July 2021
Summer resit/deferred examination period Monday 13 December - Friday 17 December 2021

 

Autumn semester
Teaching starts Monday 27 September 2021
Teaching ends Friday 3 December 2021
Autumn examination period Monday 10 January - Friday 14 January 2022
Autumn resit/deferred examination period Monday 16 May - Friday 20 May 2022
Course end date Tuesday 1 February 2022

Undergraduate 2021-22

Semester dates for undergraduate students starting in September 2021

Autumn semester
Teaching starts Monday 13 September 2021
Mid-semester reading week 
(for 1st year Nursing and Paramedic Science students)
Monday 18 October - Friday 22 October 2021 (inclusive)
Mid-semester reading week 
(for all other students)
Monday 25 October - Friday 29 October 2021 (inclusive)
Teaching ends Friday 3 December 2021
Autumn examination period Wednesday 8 December - Friday 17 December 2021
Autumn resit/deferred examination period Monday 16 May – Friday 20 May 2022 (inclusive)

 

Spring semester
Teaching starts Monday 24 January 2022
Mid-semester reading week  Monday 28 February – Friday 4 March 2022 (inclusive)
Teaching ends Tuesday 19 April 2022
Spring examination period Monday 25 April – Friday 13 May 2022 (inclusive)
Spring resit/deferred examination period Monday 20 June – Friday 24 June 2022 (inclusive)

Postgraduate 2021-22

Specific start dates for your course will be confirmed in your offer letter.

Semester dates for postgraduate students starting in September 2021

Autumn semester
Teaching starts  Monday 27 September 2021
Mid-semester reading week  Monday 1 November - Friday 5 November 2021 (inclusive) 
Teaching ends  Friday 10 December 2021 
Autumn examination period  Monday 10 January – Friday 14 January 2022 (inclusive) 
Autumn resit/deferred examination period  Monday 16 May – Friday 20 May 2022 (inclusive) 

 

Spring semester
Teaching starts  Monday 24 January 2022
Mid-semester reading week  Monday 28 February - Friday 4 March 2022 (inclusive) 
Teaching ends  Friday 8 April 2022 
Spring examination period  Tuesday 19 April – Saturday 23 April 2022 (inclusive) 
Spring resit/deferred examination period  Monday 20 June – Friday 24 June 2022 (inclusive) 

 

Summer semester
Teaching window start date* Monday 2 May 2022
Teaching window end date* Friday 29 July 2022 
Summer examination period Monday 11 July - Monday 18 July 2022 (inclusive)
Course end date   Tuesday 27 September 2022 

Specific teaching patterns will vary across Faculties and therefore in the summer semester, the particular dates upon which teaching starts and ends within specific programmes may vary and can be decided upon by Faculties. However, teaching in the summer semester will not take place outwith these dates and will be delivered over a minimum and maximum period of 9 or 10 weeks respectively.

 

Semester dates for postgraduate students starting in January 2022

Spring semester
Teaching starts  Monday 24 January 2022
Mid-semester reading week  Monday 28 February - Friday 4 March 2022 (inclusive) 
Teaching ends  Friday 8 April 2022 
Spring examination period  Tuesday 19 April – Saturday 23 April 2022 (inclusive) 
Spring resit/deferred examination period  Monday 20 June – Friday 24 June 2022 (inclusive) 

 

Summer semester
Teaching window start date* Monday 2 May 2022
Teaching window end date* Friday 29 July 2022 
Summer examination period Monday 11 July - Monday 18 July 2022 (inclusive)

Specific teaching patterns will vary across Faculties and therefore in the summer semester, the particular dates upon which teaching starts and ends within specific programmes may vary and can be decided upon by Faculties. However, teaching in the summer semester will not take place outwith these dates and will be delivered over a minimum and maximum period of 9 or 10 weeks respectively.

 

Autumn semester
Teaching starts  Monday 26 September 2022
Mid-semester reading week  Monday 9 January - Friday 13 January (inclusive) 
Teaching ends  Friday 9 December 2022
Autumn examination period  Monday 9 January – Friday 13 January 2023 (inclusive) 
Course end date  Tuesday 24 January 2023

Undergraduate 2022-23

Semester dates for undergraduate students starting in September 2022

Autumn semester
Teaching starts Monday 12 September 2022
Mid-semester reading week  Monday 24 October - Friday 28 October 2022 (inclusive)
Teaching ends Friday 2 December 2022
Autumn examination period Wednesday 7 December - Friday 16 December 2022
Autumn resit/deferred examination period Monday 15 May – Friday 19 May 2023 (inclusive)

 

Spring semester
Teaching starts Monday 23 January 2023
Mid-semester reading week  Monday 6 March – Friday 10 March 2023 (inclusive)
Teaching ends Wednesday 19 April 2023
Spring examination period Monday 24 April – Friday 12 May 2023 (inclusive)
Spring resit/deferred examination period Monday 19 June – Friday 23 June 2023 (inclusive)

Postgraduate 2022-23

Semester dates for postgraduate students starting in September 2022

Autumn semester
Teaching starts  Monday 26 September 2022
Mid-semester reading week  Monday 24 October - Friday 28 October 2022 (inclusive) 
Teaching ends  Friday 9 December 2022
Autumn examination period  Monday 9 January – Friday 13 January 2023
Autumn resit/deferred examination period  Monday 15 May – Friday 19 May 2023 (inclusive)

 

Spring semester
Teaching starts  Monday 23 January 2023
Mid-semester reading week  Monday 6 March – Friday 10 March 2023 (inclusive) 
Teaching ends  Wednesday 12 April 2023
Spring examination period  Thursday 20 April - Wednesday 26 April 2023 (inclusive) 
Spring resit/deferred examination period  Monday 19 June – Friday 23 June 2023 (inclusive)

 

Summer semester
Teaching window start date* Monday 1 May 2023
Teaching window end date* Friday 28 July 2023 
Summer examination period Monday 10 July - Monday 17 July 2023 
Summer resit/deferred examination period Tuesday 22 August - Tuesday 29 August 2023 (inclusive)

Specific teaching patterns will vary across Faculties and therefore in the summer semester, the particular dates upon which teaching starts and ends within specific programmes may vary and can be decided upon by Faculties. However, teaching in the summer semester will not take place outwith these dates and will be delivered over a minimum and maximum period of 9 or 10 weeks respectively.

Undergraduate 2023-24

Semester dates for undergraduate students starting in September 2023

Autumn semester
Teaching starts Monday 11 September 2023
Mid-semester reading week  Monday 23 October - Friday 27 October 2023 (inclusive)
Teaching ends Friday 1 December 2023
Autumn examination period Wednesday 6 December - Friday 15 December 2023
Autumn resit/deferred examination period Monday 13 May – Friday 17 May 2024 (inclusive)

 

Spring semester
Teaching starts Monday 22 January 2024
Mid-semester reading week  Monday 4 March – Friday 8 March 2024 (inclusive)
Teaching ends Wednesday 17 April 2024
Spring examination period Monday 22 April – Friday 10 May 2024 (inclusive)
Spring resit/deferred examination period Monday 17 June – Friday 21 June 2024 (inclusive)

Postgraduate 2023-24

Semester dates for postgraduate students starting in September 2023

Autumn semester
Teaching starts  Monday 25 September 2023
Mid-semester reading week  Monday 23 October - Friday 27 October 2023 (inclusive) 
Teaching ends  Friday 8 December 2023
Autumn examination period  Monday 8 January – Friday 12 January 2024
Autumn resit/deferred examination period  Monday 13 May – Friday 17 May 2024 (inclusive)

 

Spring semester
Teaching starts  Monday 22 January 2024
Mid-semester reading week  Monday 4 March – Friday 8 March 2024 (inclusive) 
Teaching ends  Wednesday 10 April 2024
Spring examination period  Thursday 18 April - Wednesday 24 April 2024 (inclusive) 
Spring resit/deferred examination period  Monday 17 June – Friday 21 June 2024 (inclusive)

 

Summer semester
Teaching window start date* Monday 29 April 2024
Teaching window end date* Friday 26 July 2024 
Summer examination period Monday 8 July - Monday 15 July 2024
Summer resit/deferred examination period Tuesday 20 August - Tuesday 27 August 2024 (inclusive)

Specific teaching patterns will vary across Faculties and therefore in the summer semester, the particular dates upon which teaching starts and ends within specific programmes may vary and can be decided upon by Faculties. However, teaching in the summer semester will not take place outwith these dates and will be delivered over a minimum and maximum period of 9 or 10 weeks respectively.