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Academic year (term dates)

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

2018/19 academic year

Undergraduate and Pre-Registration Students: Term Dates 2018/19

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

Autumn Term: 27 August 2018-4 January 2019, with main student activity 17 September-7 December 2018

  • Holidays: 27 August-14 September
  • Student induction/ Welcome Week: 17-21 September
  • Teaching: 24 September-7 December
  • Holidays: 10 December 2018-4 January 2019

Spring Term: 7 January-3 May 2019, with main student activity 7 January-5 April 2019

  • Assessment period: 7-18 January [programmes with no assessments at this time may incorporate other learning activities, including teaching, during this period]
  • Teaching: 21 January-5 April
  • Holidays: 8 April-3 May

* Cass Undergraduate Programme run a set of specific exams prior to the start of the scheduled exam period. Please see our Cass Undergraduate pages for further detail.

Summer Term: 6 May-23 August 2019, with main student activity 6 May-31 May 2019

  • Assessment period: 6-31 May OR Teaching (and related assessments)/ Placement activity: 6 May-7 June
  • Summer Term activity (applicable to certain programmes only – students should refer to their programme handbook): 3-21 June (up to 28 June for some placement activity)
  • Holidays: 3 June-23 August for programmes with no summer term activity; 24 June-23 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.

Postgraduate and Post-Registration Students: Term Dates 2018/19

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

Autumn Term: 27 August 2018-4 January 2019, with main student activity 17 September-7 December 2018

  • Holidays: 27 August-14 September
  • Student induction/ Welcome Week: 17-21 September
  • Teaching: 24 September-7 December
  • Holidays: 10 December 2018-4 January 2019

Spring Term: 7 January-3 May 2019, with main student activity 7 January-5 April 2019

  • Assessment period: 7-18 January [programmes with no assessments at this time may incorporate other learning activities, including teaching, during this period]
  • Teaching: 21 January-5 April
  • Holidays: 8 April - 3 May

Summer Term: 6 May-23 August 2019

  • Assessment period: 6-31 May
  • Study, including dissertation completion/placement 3 June-23 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: 12-23 August

NB: The following term dates are different:

  • Bar Professional Training Course
  • Legal Practice Course
  • Graduate Diploma in Law

For details of the above, see applicant information on the City Law School website.

  • MBAs: see the pages for each of the MBAs on the Cass Business School Website
  • Charities MScs
  • Specialist Masters programmes at Cass

For details of the above MScs, see the Tuition Fees and Term Dates pages on the Cass Business School website.

  • International Journalism: see programme information on the School of Arts & Social Sciences website. Please note: student induction for this programme is 10-14 September 2018.

2019/20 academic year

Undergraduate and Pre-Registration Students: Term Dates 2019/20

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

Autumn Term: 26 August 2019-3 January 2020, with main student activity 16 September-6 December 2019

  • Holidays: 26 August-13 September
  • Student induction/ Welcome Week: 16-20 September
  • Teaching: 23 September-6 December
  • Holidays: 9 December-3 January 2020

Spring Term: 6 January-1 May 2020, with main student activity 6 January-3 April 2020

  • Assessment period: 6-17 January [programmes with no assessments at this time may incorporate other learning activities, including teaching, during this period]
  • Teaching: 20 January-3 April
  • Holidays: 6 April – 1 May

* Cass Undergraduate Programme run a set of specific exams prior to the start of the scheduled exam period. Please see our Cass Undergraduate pages for further detail.

Summer Term: 4 May-21 August 2020, with main student activity 4 May-29 May 2020

  • Assessment period: 4-29 May OR Teaching (and related assessments)/ Placement activity: 4 May-5 June
  • Summer Term activity (applicable to certain programmes only – students should refer to their programme handbook): 1-19 June (up to 26 June for some placement activity)
  • Holidays: 1 June-21 August for programmes with no summer term activity; 22 June-21 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.

Postgraduate and Post-Registration Students: Term Dates 2019/20

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

Autumn Term: 26 August 2019- 3 January 2020, with main student activity 16 September- 6 December 2019

  • Holidays: 26 August-13 September
  • Student induction/ Welcome Week: 16- 20 September
  • Teaching: 23 September- 6 December
  • Holidays: 9 December-3 January 2020

Spring Term: 6 January- 1 May 2020, with main student activity 6 January- 3 April 2020

  • Assessment period: 6- 17 January [programmes with no assessments at this time may incorporate other learning activities, including teaching, during this period]
  • Teaching: 20 January-3 April
  • Holidays: 6 April - 1 May

Summer Term: 4 May-21 August 2020

  • Assessment period: 4-29 May
  • Study, including dissertation completion/placement 1 June-21 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: 10 - 21 August

NB: The following term dates are different:

  • Bar Professional Training Course
  • Legal Practice Course
  • Graduate Diploma in Law

For details of the above, see applicant information on the City Law School website.

  • MBAs: see the pages for each of the MBAs on the Cass Business School Website
  • Charities MScs
  • Specialist Masters programmes at Cass
  • For details of the above MScs, see the Tuition Fees and Term Dates pages on the Cass Business School website.
  • International Journalism: see programme information on the School of Arts & Social Sciences website. Please note: student induction for this programme is 9-13 September 2019.