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Academic calendar (Degrees)

Applications are now open for the next intake. Put the closing dates for your course in your diary now so you don't miss out. In some cases applications may be accepted after the closing date, subject to availability of places.

Download a copy of the Academic calendar 2017 - 2020. Please note that dates are subject to change.

Academic Calendar 2017 

Semester 1

Activities Dates
Applications for Semester 1 intake - 2nd round closes 27 January 2017
Semester 1 Orientation week 13 – 17 February
Semester 1 Commences 20 February
Census date for Semester 1 subjects 15 March
Higher Education Autumn Mid Semester Break   10– 23 April
Higher Education Study week (1 week)   29 May – 2 June
Higher Education Examination* weeks (2 weeks)   5– 16 June
Last day of Semester 1 16 June
Applications for Semester 2 intake close 23 June
Higher Education Winter Holidays   19June – 14 July

Semester 2

Activities Dates
Semester 2 Orientation week 17 – 21 July
Semester 2 Commences 24 July
Census date for Semester 2 subjects 16 August
Higher Education Spring Mid Semester Break   25 September – 8 October
Higher Education Study week 30 October – 3 November 
Higher Education Examination* weeks   6– 17 November
Last day Semester 2 17 November
Exhibition and end-of-year activities week 20 – 24 November
Higher Education Summer Holidays 27 November 2017 – 9 February 2018
Applications for Semester 1 intake – first round closes   1 December
Applications for Semester 1 intake – 2nd round closes 26 January 2018

Academic Calendar 2018

Semester 1

Activities Dates
Applications for Semester 1 intake - 2nd round closes 26 January 2018
Semester 1 Orientation week 12 – 16 February
Semester 1 Commences   19 February
Census date for Semester 1 subjects 14 March
Higher Education Autumn Mid Semester Break# 16 – 27 April
Higher Education Study week (1 week) 28 May – 1 June
Higher Education Examination* weeks (2 weeks)   4– 15 June
Last day of Semester 1 15 June
Applications for Semester 2 intake close 22 June
Higher Education Winter Holidays# 18 June – 13 July

Semester 2

Activities Dates
Semester 2 Orientation week 16 – 20 July
Semester 2 Commences 23 July
Census date for Semester 2 subjects 15 August
Higher Education Spring Mid Semester Break#   17 - 28 September
Higher Education Study week   29 October – 2 November 
Higher Education Examination* weeks   5– 16 November
Last day Semester 2 16 November
Exhibition and end-of-year activities week   19 – 23 November
Higher Education Summer Holidays# 26 November 2018 – 15 February 2019
Applications for Semester 1 intake – first round closes   29 November
Applications for Semester 1 intake – 2nd round closes 25 January 2019

* Each subject will specify whether examinations are conducted during the end of semester examination weeks or within the teaching period.

# Vacation dates are subject to confirmation.