Our term and trimester dates

Academic Year 2016/17

Undergraduate terms

Term From To
Autumn 26 September 2016 (Year 1)
28 September 2016 (Years 2 and 3)
16 December 2016
Spring 9 January 2017 7 April 2017
Summer 2 May 2017 23 June 2017

Taught postgraduate programmes

Trimester From To
Trimester one 26 September 2016 27 January 2017
Mid-trimester break 28 January 2017 5 February 2017
Trimester two 6 February 2017 9 June 2017
Trimester three 12 June 2017 22 September 2017

Holidays

Holiday Period(s) From To
Winter 17 December 2016 8 January 2017
Spring 8 April 2017 1 May 2017
Public (Bank) Holidays 1 May 2017
29 May 2017
28 August 2017

Academic Year 2017/18

Undergraduate terms

Applicable for:

  • Undergraduate modular scheme
  • Undergraduate Art and Design
Term From To
Autumn 25 September 2017 (Year one)
27 September 2017 (Years two and three)
15 December 2017
Spring 8 January 2018 23 March 2018
Summer 16 April 2018 22 June 2018*

*Year three Art and Design summer term ends 15 June 2018.

Taught postgraduate programmes

Trimester From To
Trimester one 25 September 2017 26 January 2018
Inter-trimester break 27 January 2018 4 February 2018
Trimester two 5 February 2018 8 June 2018
Trimester three 11 June 2018 21 September 2018

PGCE Primary and Early Years, and PGCE Secondary

Term From To
Autumn 4 September 2017 15 December 2017
Spring 2 January 2018 23 March 2018
Summer 16 April 2018 22 June 2018

Please note, placements are allocated across a range of local authority areas whose term dates may differ from those outlined above. PGCE students will need to be available for placements based on the term dates of the school in which they are placed.

PGCE Primary and Early Years, and PGCE Secondary School Direct

Term From To
Autumn 4 September 2017 15 December 2017
Spring 2 January 2018 23 March 2018
Summer 16 April 2018 22 June 2018

Please note, placements are allocated across a range of local authority areas whose term dates may differ from those outlined above. PGCE students will need to be available for placements based on the term dates of the school in which they are placed. 

Holidays

  From To
Winter 18 December 2017 1 January 2018 (All PGCE)
7 January 2018 (All other courses)
Spring 26 March 2018 8 April 2018

Public (Bank) Holidays)

  • 29 August 2017 (August Bank Holiday)
  • 25 December 2017 (Christmas Day)
  • 26 December 2017 (Boxing Day)
  • 1 January 2018 (New Year's Day)
  • 30 March 2018 (Good Friday)
  • 2 April 2018 (Easter Monday)
  • 7 May 2018 (Early May Bank Holiday)
  • 28 May 2018 (Spring Bank Holiday)

See www.gov.uk/bank-holidays for further information and holiday dates beyond those listed above.

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