Course & Semester Dates
Please find academic year dates and other non-standard programme dates below.
2023/2024 academic start dates
These are the main start dates for new students joining the University for the 2023/24 academic year:
|Week commencing Monday 29 August 2023
|Week commencing Monday 4 September 2023
|Week commencing Monday 11 September 2023
|Week commencing Monday 18 September 2023
|Week commencing Monday 25 September 2023
|Week commencing Monday 2 October 2023
Induction schedules will be available to new entrants via their Applicant Portal (ChiView) in the weeks running up to the start of term.
For details of the full academic year and for the start dates for second and third years, please see the tables below.
Standard Undergraduate Semester Pattern
The Standard Undergraduate Semester Pattern is agreed one year in advance by Academic Board.
Please note: there may be some variations to this pattern at programme level e.g. attendance requirements, inclusion of a directed study (reading) week, coursework submission dates. It is important that students check with their Programmes/Admin Office for the detailed information that applies to their course.
Non-standard Programme Dates (Including Postgraduate Courses)
These dates are also approved by Academic Board one year in advance. Academic Departments may also provide further information for their students via Academic Department notice boards / Department Moodle pages.
If students have any queries they should contact their Programme Administration Office in the first instance who can provide further information and guidance relating to programme and course requirements. Further information is also available via Course and Academic Department web pages.