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. We have a dedicated page with academic dates for our undergraduate students.

September start

Academic year Start of academic year Winter break Spring break End of academic year
2022-23 19 September 2022 19 December 2022 - 6 January 2023 3 April 2023 - 21 April 2023 18 September 2023
2023-24 18 September 2023 18 December 2023 - 5 January 2024 25 March 2024 - 12 April 2024 17 September 2024

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
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
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 31 May 2024*

Please note: some courses may have specific dates.