Coventry University 2017 Term Dates

By | 12th May 2017

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Coventry University 2017 Term Dates

Coventry University 2017 Term Dates, The Coventry University academic teaching year is composed of three 16 week-long teaching blocks, running from early October to mid January, mid January to early May and early May to late August. Typically the academic year starts in the September of a calendar year but it can also start at other times as well. Some course follow different academic years e.g. NHS courses. Please check with your school.

Teaching blocks are composed of teaching, study break and assessment / examination weeks; dates of these may vary according to which programme you are enrolled on. Some undergraduate and postgraduate courses operate a “semester style” of delivery composed of 11 teaching, 2 assessment and 3 study weeks per single teaching block. Other courses operate a “long-thin style” delivery, composed of e.g. 24 teaching, 2-4 assessment and 6 study weeks per double teaching block.

You will be advised of the dates during the admissions process or by your Faculty/School once you are here.


Coventry University 2017 Term Dates

 

Faculty of Arts and Humanities: long thin undergraduate courses
Start (new students) Start (returning students) No study break End of term
Term 1 26 September 2016 3 October 2016 16 December 2016
Term 2 9 January 2017 7 April 2017
Term 3 1 May 2017 9 June 2017
Faculty of Business and Law, Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences: semesterised undergraduate courses
Start (new students) Start (returning students) Study break End of semester
Semester 1 26 September 2016 3 October 2016 19 December 2016 to 6 January 2017 21 January 2017
Semester 2 23 January 2017 10 April to 28 April 2017 13 May 2017
Semesterised postgraduate courses (all faculties)
Start (new students) Start (returning students) Study break End of semester
Semester 1 26 September 2016 3 October 2016 19 December 2016 to 6 January 2017 16 January 2017
Semester 2 23 January 2017 10 April to 28 April 2017 13 May 2017
Semester 3 15 May 2017 31 July to 18 August 2017 24 September 2017

Coventry University 2017 Term Dates

Term and semester dates 2017/18

 

Semesterised undergraduate courses (all faculties)

Semesterised undergraduate courses (all faculties)
Start (new students) Start (returning students) Study break End of semester
Semester 1 25 September 2017 2 October 2017 18 December 2017 to 5 January 2018 20 January 2018
Semester 2 22 January 2018 2 April to 20 April 2018 12 May 2018
Semesterised postgraduate courses (all faculties)
Start (new students) Start (returning students) Study break End of semester
Semester 1 25 September 2017 2 October 2017 18 December 2017 to 5 January 2018 20 January 2018
Semester 2 22 January 2018 2 April to 20 April 2018 12 May 2018
Semester 3 14 May 2018 30 July to 17 August 2018 22 September 2018

**last day of term is bank holiday Friday.

Further information

There is no formal teaching during the study breaks. Staff and students can use these for holiday, study and assessment or preparation. Note that there are no study break weeks in November or February.

Autumn dates include the welcome or induction week for new students. Returning students start one week later.

Summer dates include years where the teaching block commences immediately after Easter Sunday. In these cases, the date given for the start of term is the first day the University opens after the holiday period.

The dates given refer to weeks running Monday to Friday (inclusive) but may differ when public holidays mean that the University is closed. The stated dates may be subject to alteration in the light of any subsequent developments affecting the academic year as a result of government policy or other considerations.


Coventry University 2017 Term Dates  | Term dates 2018/19

A new structure to the academic year from 2018/19 has been approved.  The new academic year will include three equal sized terms starting in September, January and May.  Students will study for 2 terms and take the third as a break or study for all 3 terms (for example postgraduate taught students).

 

Start End of term
Term 1 (Autumn) 17 September 2018 20 January 2019
Term 2 (Spring) 21 January 2019 19 May 2019
Term 3 (Summer) 20 May 2019 15 September 2019

 

The stated dates may be subject to alteration in the light of any subsequent developments affecting the academic year as a result of government policy or other considerations.