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Undergraduate academic dates

The following are the confirmed start and end dates of term for undergraduate students.

Standard undergraduate courses

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 24 June 2022 (8 July for courses with fieldwork/practice/placement)
2022-23 19 September 2022 19 December 2022 - 6 January 2023 3 April 2023 - 21 April 2023 23 June 2023 (7 July for courses with fieldwork/practice/placement)
2023-24 18 September 2023 18 December 2023 - 5 January 2024 25 March 2024 - 12 April 2024 21 June 2024 (5 July for courses with fieldwork/practice/placement)

NHS courses

Please note that the dates above apply to all undergraduate courses within the Faculty of Health & Social Sciences that do not require professional practice hours.

Midwifery, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Operating Department Practice, Paramedic Science and Physiotherapy courses typically require professional practice placement hours and are subject to an extended dates to standard undergraduate courses. Please check with the Faculty of Health & Social Sciences for the specific end dates for these courses.

September start

Academic year Start of academic year Winter break Spring break End of academic year
2021-22 20 September 2021 20 December 2021 – 3 January 2022 11 April 2022 – 22 April 2022 2 September 2022
2022-23 19 September 2022 26 December 2022 - 6 January 2023  3 April 2023 - 14 April 2023 1 September 2023
2023-24 18 September 2023 25 December 2023 - 5 January 2024 25 March 2024 - 5 April 2024 30 August 2024

During the summer period, students will have a five-week block away from teaching that is allocated as a three-week holiday and two weeks of self-managed learning where no formal teaching occurs. These dates are currently unconfirmed.