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Dates of Term

The dates for reckoning Full Term 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19 have been fixed, and the dates for reckoning Full Term 2019-23 have been fixed provisionally. The dates and provisional dates for Full Term 2016-23 are set out below:

Dates of Full Term 2016-23

Fixed dates

YearTermFromTo
2016-17Michaelmas 2016Sunday 9 OctoberSaturday 3 December
Hilary 2017Sunday 15 JanuarySaturday 11 March
Trinity 2017Sunday 23 AprilSaturday 17 June
2017-18Michaelmas 2017Sunday 8 OctoberSaturday 2 December
Hilary 2018Sunday 14 JanuarySaturday 10 March
Trinity 2018Sunday 22 AprilSaturday 16 June
2018-19Michaelmas 2018Sunday 7 OctoberSaturday 1 December
Hilary 2019Sunday 13 JanuarySaturday 9 March
Trinity 2019Sunday 28 AprilSaturday 22 June

Provisional dates

YearTermFromTo
2019-20Michaelmas 2019Sunday 13 OctoberSaturday 7 December
Hilary 2020Sunday 19 JanuarySaturday 14 March
Trinity 2020Sunday 26 AprilSaturday 20 June
2020-21Michaelmas 2020Sunday 11 OctoberSaturday 5 December
Hilary 2021Sunday 17 JanuarySaturday 13 March
Trinity 2021Sunday 25 AprilSaturday 19 June
2021-22Michaelmas 2021Sunday 10 OctoberSaturday 4 December
Hilary 2022Sunday 16 JanuarySaturday 12 March
Trinity 2022Sunday 24 AprilSaturday 18 June
2022-23Michaelmas 2022Sunday 9 OctoberSaturday 3 December
Hilary 2023Sunday 15 JanuarySaturday 11 March
Trinity 2023Sunday 23 AprilSaturday 17 June

Dates of Extended Terms 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19

The dates of extended terms for 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19 for Part II candidates in Chemistry and in Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, for Part I candidates in Materials, Economics, and Management, and Part II candidates in Materials Science, for the Clinical course for the Second Bm, the Postgraduate Certificate in Education, and for MBA and Master in Public Policy candidates are set out below:

Honour School of Chemistry: Part II candidates in Chemistry

 TermFrom:To:
2016-17Michaelmas 2016Thursday 22 SeptemberTuesday 20 December
Hilary 2017Tuesday 3 JanuaryThursday 12 April
Trinity 2017Monday 24 AprilSaturday 8 July
2017-18Michaelmas 2017Thursday 21 SeptemberTuesday 19 December
Hilary 2018Tuesday 2 JanuaryWednesday 28 March
Trinity 2018Monday 9 AprilSaturday 7 July
2018-19Michaelmas 2018Thursday 20 SeptemberTuesday 18 December
Hilary 2019Thursday 3 JanuaryWednesday 17 April
Trinity 2019Monday 29 AprilSaturday 13 July

Part I candidates in Materials, Economics and Management

Part I candidates in Materials, Economics and Management

 TermFrom:To:
2016-17Trinity 2017Monday 24 AprilSaturday 24 June
2017-18Trinity 2018Monday 23 AprilSaturday 23 June
2018-19Trinity 2019Sunday 28 AprilSaturday 29 June

Part II candidates in Materials Science

4th-year M.Eng. students in Materials Science

 TermFrom:To:
2016-17Michaelmas 2016Friday 9 SeptemberSaturday 10 December
Hilary 2017Friday 6 JanuarySaturday 8 April
Trinity 2017Friday 21 AprilSaturday 1 July
2017-18Michaelmas 2017Friday 8 SeptemberSaturday 9 December
Hilary 2018Friday 5 JanuarySaturday 24 March
Trinity 2018Friday 6 AprilSaturday 30 June
2018-19Michaelmas 2018Friday 7 SeptemberSaturday 8 December
Hilary 2016Friday 4 JanuarySaturday 13 April
Trinity 2016Friday 26 AprilSaturday 6 July

Part II candidates in Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry

 TermFrom:To:
2016-17Michaelmas 2016Friday 16 SeptemberSaturday 10 December
2017-18Michaelmas 2017Friday 15 SeptemberSaturday 9 December
2018-19Michaelmas 2018Friday 14 SeptemberSaturday 8 December

Clinical course for the Second BM

(i) First year

 TermFrom:To:
2016-17Michaelmas 2016Monday 5 SeptemberFriday 23 December
Hilary 2017Tuesday 3 JanuaryThursday 13 April
Trinity 2017Tuesday 18 AprilFriday 16 June
2017-18Michaelmas 2017Monday 4 SeptemberFriday 22 December
Hilary 2018Tuesday 2 JanuaryThursday 29 March
Trinity 2018Tuesday 3 AprilFriday 15 June

(ii) Second year

 TermFrom:To:
2016-17Michaelmas 2016Monday 11 JulyFriday 23 December
Hilary 2017Tuesday 3 JanuaryThursday 13 April
Trinity 2017Tuesday 18 AprilFriday 16 June
2017-18Michaelmas 2017Monday 10 JulyFriday 22 December
Hilary 2018Tuesday 2 JanuaryThursday 29 March
Trinity 2018Tuesday 3 AprilFriday 15 June

(iii) Third year

 TermFrom:To:
2016-17Michaelmas 2016Tuesday 27 JuneFriday 2 September
 Monday 26 SeptemberFriday 16 December
OR  
 Tuesday 27 JuneFriday 16 September
 Monday 10 OctoberFriday 16 December
Hilary 2017Wednesday 4 JanuaryThursday 13 April
Trinity 2017Tuesday 18 AprilFriday 30 June
2017-18Michaelmas 2017Monday 26 JuneFriday 1 September
 Monday 25 SeptemberWednesday 20 December
OR  
 Monday 26 JuneFriday 15 September
 Monday 9 OctoberWednesday 20 December
Hilary 2018Monday 3 JanuaryThursday 29 March
Trinity 2018Tuesday 3 AprilFriday 29 June

Provisional dates for 2018-19 not yet available.

Postgraduate Certificate in Education

 TermFrom:To:
2016-17Michaelmas 2016Monday 12 SeptemberFriday 9 December
Hilary 2017Monday 3 JanuaryFriday 7 April
Trinity 2017Monday 24 AprilFriday 30 June
2017-18Michaelmas 2017Monday 11 SeptemberFriday 8 December
Hilary 2018Monday 1 JanuaryFriday 30 March
Trinity 2018Monday 16 AprilFriday 29 June

Provisional dates for 2018-19 not yet available.

MBA candidates

 TermFrom:To:
2016-17*Michaelmas 2016Monday 19 SeptemberFriday 16 December
Hilary 2017Monday 9 JanuaryFriday 7 April
Trinity 2017Monday 24 AprilFriday 30 June
Summer OptionMonday 3 JulyFriday 1 September
September SessionMonday 4 SeptemberSaturday 9 September
2017-18*Michaelmas 2017Monday 18 SeptemberFriday 15 December
Hilary 2018Monday 8 JanuaryFriday 6 April
Trinity 2018Monday 23 AprilFriday 29 June
Summer Option 2018Monday 2 JulyFriday 31 August
September SessionMonday 3 SeptemberSaturday 8 September

* The dates are provisional and subject to minor changes. Please contact the departmental administrator for further information.

Provisional dates for 2018-19 not yet available.

Master in Public Policy (MPP) Candidates

 TermFrom:To:*
2016-17Michaelmas 2016Thursday 22 SeptemberFriday 16 December
Hilary 2017Monday 9 JanuaryFriday 17 March
Trinity 2017Monday 17 AprilFriday 16 June
Summer Project 2017**Saturday 17 JuneFriday 1 September
2017-18Michaelmas 2017Thursday 21 SeptemberFriday 15 December
Hilary 2018Monday 8 JanuaryFriday 16 March
Trinity 2018Monday 16 AprilMonday 18 June
Summer Project 2018**Monday 18 JuneMonday 3 September

* Some summative assessments may be due after these dates – please check the MPP handbook for details.

** 6-8 weeks between these dates.

Provisional dates for 2018-19 not yet available.

Dates of Term 2016–19

The dates for reckoning Term 2016–19 have been fixed, and the dates for reckoning Term 2019–23 have been fixed provisionally. The dates and provisional dates for Term 2019–23 are set out below:

Please note, the University makes a distinction between dates of term (below) and dates of full term (published above). For further details, please see the Regulations on the number and length of terms.

YEARTERMFROMTO
2016-17Michaelmas 2016Saturday 1 OctoberSaturday 17 December
Hilary 2017Saturday 7 JanuarySaturday 25 March
Trinity 2017Thursday 20 AprilThursday 6 July
2017-18Michaelmas 2017Sunday 1 OctoberSunday 17 December
Hilary 2018Sunday 7 JanuarySaturday 24 March
Trinity 2018Friday 20 AprilFriday 6 July
2018-19Michaelmas 2018Monday 1 OctoberMonday 17 December
Hilary 2019Monday 7 JanuarySaturday 13 April
Trinity 2019Wednesday 24 AprilSaturday 6 July

Provisional dates 2019-23

YEARTERMFROMTO
2019-20Michaelmas 2019Tuesday 1 OctoberTuesday 17 December
Hilary 2020Tuesday 7 JanuaryWednesday 25 March
Trinity 2020Monday 20 AprilMonday 6 July
2020-21Michaelmas 2020Thursday 1 OctoberThursday 17 December
Hilary 2021Thursday 7 JanuaryThursday 25 March
Trinity 2021Tuesday 20 AprilTuesday 6 July
2021-22Michaelmas 2021Friday 1 OctoberFriday 17 December
Hilary 2022Friday 7 JanuaryFriday 25 March
Trinity 2022Wednesday 20 AprilWednesday 6 July
2022-23Michaelmas 2022Saturday 1 OctoberSaturday 17 December
Hilary 2023Saturday 7 JanuarySaturday 25 March
Trinity 2023Thursday 20 AprilThursday 6 July

Dates of Encaenia

  • Wednesday 21 June 2017
  • Wednesday 20 June 2018
  • Wednesday 26 June 2019

Provisional Dates

  • Wednesday 24 June 2020
  • Wednesday 23 June 2021
  • Wednesday 22 June 2022
  • Wednesday 21 June 2013
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