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Academic dates

The following are the general start and end dates for postgraduate students – these may vary from course to course. You will be advised of the specific start and end dates for your course once your place has been confirmed. 

September start

Academic year Start of academic year Winter break Spring break End of academic year
2021-22 20 September 2021 20 December 2021 – 7 January 2022 4 April 2022 – 22 April 2022 19 September 2022
2022-23 19 September 2022 19 December 2022 - 6 January 2023 3 April 2023 - 21 April 2023 18 September 2023

Please note: Legal Practice Course (LPC) and Graduate Diploma in Law/CPE will start and finish earlier. Dates will be confirmed to you in due course.

January start – one-year full-time courses

Academic year Start of academic year Spring break Winter break End of academic year
2020-21 25 January 2021 29 March – 16 April 2021 20 December 2021 – 7 January 2022 24 January 2022
2021-22 24 January 2022 4 April 2022 – 22 April 2022 19 December 2022 – 6 January 2023 23 January 2023
2022-23 23 January 2023 3 April 2023 - 21 April 2023 18 December 2023 - 5 January 2024 22 January 2024

Please note: PG Cert Intellectual Property will start earlier. Dates will be confirmed to you in due course.

January start – 16 months full-time courses

Academic year Start of academic year  Spring break Winter break End of academic year
2020-21 25 January 2021 29 March – 16 April 2021 20 December 2021 – 7 January 2022 3 June 2022*
2021-22 24 January 2022 4 April 2022 – 22 April 2022 19 December 2022 – 6 January 2023 2 June 2023*
2022-23 23 January 2023 3 April 2023 - 21 April 2023 18 December 2023 - 5 January 2024 22 January 2024*

* Please note: some courses may have specific dates.