Term dates

For the majority of undergraduate courses the teaching year consists of 30 weeks, split into three ten-week terms.

* Please note that some postgraduate courses within the below schools run to a different set of term dates. For more information, please follow the links below: 

Term dates for academic years 2018/19 - 2020/21
Event2018/192019/202020/21
Welcome Week Fri 21 Sep 2018Fri 20 Sep 2019 Fri 25 Sep 2020
Term One starts
(weeks) 
Mon 1 Oct 2018
11 weeks
Mon 30 Sept 2019
11 weeks
Mon 05 Oct 2020
10 weeks
Term One ends  Fri 14 Dec 2018 Fri 13 Dec 2019 Fri 11 Dec-2020
Christmas Break (4 weeks) 
Term Two starts
(weeks) 
Mon 14 Jan 2019
12 weeks
Mon 13 Jan 2020
12 weeks
Mon 11 Jan 2021
12 weeks
Postgraduate January start Mon 21 Jan 2019 Mon 20 Jan 2020 Mon 18 Jan 2021
End of first half year Fri 25 Jan 2019 Fri 7 Feb 2020 Fri 12 Feb 2021
Start of second half year Mon 28 Jan 2019 Mon 10 Feb 2020 Mon 15 Feb 2021
Term Two ends Fri 5 Apr 2019 Fri 3 Apr 2020 Thu 01 Apr 2021
Bank Holiday (Good Friday) Fri 19 Apr 2019 Fri 10 Apr 2020 Fri 02 Apr 2021
Bank Holiday (Easter Monday) Mon 22 Apr 2019 Mon 13 Apr 2020 Mon 05 Apr 2021
Easter Break (2 weeks)
Term Three starts
(weeks) 
Wed 24 Apr 2019
7 weeks
Mon 20 Apr 2020
7 weeks
Mon-19-Apr-2021
8 weeks
PG Online/Distance Learning Starts Mon 15 Apr 2019 Wed 15 Apr 2020 Mon 19 Apr 2021
Bank Holiday (May Day)  Mon 6 May 2019 Mon 4 May 2020 Mon 3 May 2021
Bank Holiday (Spring)  Mon 27 May 2019 Mon 25 May 2020 Mon 31 May 2021
NTU holiday  Tue 28 May 2019 Tue 26 May 2020 Tue 01 Jun 2021
Assessments
(weeks) 
Mon 13 May - Fri 8 Jun 2019 Mon 11 May - Fri 5 Jun 2020 Mon 17 May - Fri 11 Jun 2021
Term Three ends  Fri 7 Jun 2019 Fri 5 Jun 2020 Fri 11 Jun 2021
Bank Holiday (August)  Mon 26 Aug 2019 Mon 31 Aug 2020 Mon 30 Aug 2021
Assessments
(weeks) 
Mon 19 Aug - Fri 30 Aug 2019 Mon 17 Fri - 28 Aug 2020
2 weeks
Mon 23 Aug - Fri 3 Sep 2021

Graduation dates

Graduation dates for academic years 2018/19 - 2020/21
Event2018/192019/20 2020/21
Winter Graduation Week commencing 10 DecTBC TBC
Summer Graduation TBC TBC TBC