Term dates 2013 - 17

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

University year begins 1 August
Welcome Week23 September19 September25 September23 September
Term 1 Starts 10 weeks (UG & PG)30 September29 September05 October03 October
Graduation23 November29 November28 November26 November (tbc)
End of Term 106 December05 December11 December09 December
Christmas Break4 Weeks4 Weeks4 Weeks4 Weeks
Term 2 Starts06 January For 12 weeks05 January For 12 weeks11 January
For 11 weeks
09 January
For 12 weeks
Postgraduate (January start)20 January19 January25 January23 January
End of first half year07 February06 February12 February10 February
Start of second half year10 February09 February15 February13 February
Term 2 Ends28 March27 March24 March31 March
Good Friday18 April03 April25 March14 April
Easter Monday21 April06 April28 March17 April
NTU holiday22 April07 April29 March18 April
Easter Break2 Weeks2 Weeks2 Weeks2 Weeks
Term 3 StartsMonday 14 April*Monday 13 AprilMonday 11 AprilWednesday 19 April
Term 38 Weeks8 Weeks9 weeks8 weeks
May Day05 May04 May02 May01 May
Spring Bank Holiday26 May25 May30 May29 May
NTU holidayn/an/an/an/a
Examinations (4 week block)12 May – 06 June11 May – 5 June16 May – 10 June15 May – 09 June
End of academic year06 June05 June10 June09 June
Clear weeks to Graduation week6 weeks6 weeks5 weeks6 weeks
Graduation21 to 25 July20 to 24 July18 to 22 July (tbc)17 to 21 July (tbc)
August Bank Holiday25 August31 August29 August28 August
Examinations26 August – 05 September1 September – 11 September30 August – 09 September29 August – 08 September
Graduation29 November28 November26 November (tbc)25 November (tbc)
University year ends 31 July

*Please note: Easter Break falls earlier this year and will run for two weeks before Easter, starting on 29 March and ending on 13 April.