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Term dates

A full breakdown of the current and forthcoming term dates at City, University of London.

2020/21

Undergraduate and Pre-Registration Students: Term Dates 2020/21

Please note that these dates are subject to review and may change.

Autumn term: 24 August 2020-3 January 2021 with main student activity 28 September-11 December 2020

  • Holidays: 24 August-14 September
  • Student induction/ Welcome Week (stage one students only): 21-25 September
  • Teaching: 28 September-11 December
  • Holidays: 14 December-2 January 2021

Spring term: 4 January-11 April 2021, with main student activity 4 January-2 April 2021

  • Assessment period: 4-15 January [programmes with no assessments at this time may incorporate other learning activities, including teaching, during this period]
  • Teaching: 18 January-2 April
  • Holidays: 5 April – 1 May

Summer term: 12 April-20 August 2021, with main student activity 3 May-20 August 2021

  • Assessment period: 3-28 May OR Teaching (and related assessments)
  • Summer Term activity (applicable to certain programmes only – students should refer to their programme handbook): 31 May-18 June
  • Holidays: 31 May-20 August for programmes with no summer term activity; 21 June-20 August for programmes with summer term activity

The following term dates are different:

  • Nursing
  • Radiography
  • Midwifery
  • Nursing Studies

Students studying on these programmes should refer to their programme handbook.

BSc Health Sciences is a distance learning programme. Please contact your programme administrator for more information.

Closure days

Please note that the following days are bank holidays in the UK and the University will be closed:

25 December 2020, 28 December 2020, 1 January 2021, 2 April 2021, 5 April 2021, 3 May 2021 (during exams), 31 May 2021 (during exams) and 30 August 2021.

In addition, the University closes for an extended period over Christmas: 24 December 2020 – 1 January 2021 inclusive.

Postgraduate and Post Registration Students: Term Dates 2020/21

Please note that these dates are subject to review and may change.

Autumn Term: 24 August 2020-3 January 2021 with main student activity 28 September-11 December 2020

  • Holidays: 24 August-14 September
  • Student induction/ Welcome Week: 21-25 September
  • Teaching: 28 September-11 December
  • Holidays: 14 December- 2 January 2021

Spring Term: 4 January-11 April 2021, with main student activity 4 January-2 April 2021

  • Assessment period: 4-15 January [programmes with no assessments at this time may incorporate other learning activities, including teaching, during this period]
  • Teaching: 18 January-2 April
  • Holidays: 5 April-1 May

Summer Term: 12 April-20 August 2021

  • Assessment period: 3-28 May
  • Study, including dissertation completion/placement 31 May-20 August [Dissertation and term end dates differ for different programmes; see Programme Handbooks for more information. Some dissertation deadlines may continue into the following academic year]
  • Resits: 9 - 20 August

NB: The following term dates are different:

Variations to follow.

Closure days

Please note that the following days are bank holidays in the UK and the University will be closed:

25 December 2020, 28 December 2020, 1 January 2021, 2 April 2021, 5 April 2021, 3 May 2021 (during exams), 31 May 2021 (during exams) and 30 August 2021.

In addition, the University closes for an extended period over Christmas: 24 December 2020 – 1 January 2021 inclusive.