Queen’s University Belfast Term Dates 2018/19

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Queen’s University Belfast Term Dates 2018/19

Please note that full implementation of the new academic year structure will be introduced in 2017-18 across all levels of study.  The approved semester dates for 2017-20 within this new structure can be found below:

The taught academic year is 30 weeks for full-time undergraduate and postgraduate taught students. Master’s students also undertake a 15-week dissertation or research project, normally conducted between June and September.

Date Undergraduate Postgraduate Taught
Monday 18 September – Friday 22 September 2017 Welcome Week
Monday 25 September – Friday 15 December 2017 Weeks 1-12
Monday 18 December 2017 – Friday 5 January 2018 Christmas Vacation
Monday 8 January – Friday 23 March 2018 Weeks 13-23
Monday 26 March – Friday 13 April 2018 Easter Vacation
Monday 16 April – Friday 1 June 2018 Weeks 24-30
Monday 4 June 2018 – Friday 14 September 2018 Summer Vacation Dissertation or research project

RAG Day: Wednesday 21st February 2018

Reading Day: Friday 16 March 2018

Deadline for publication of semester 1 assessment results: Tuesday 6 February 2018

Deadline for publication of semester 2 assessment results: Thursday 14 June 2018

Summer Graduation week: Thursday 28 June – Wednesday 4 July 2018  

Formal exams for UG students, if required, will be scheduled during weeks 25-27

Developmental opportunities for UG students will be scheduled during weeks 28-30

Formal exams for PGT students, if required, will be scheduled during weeks 28-30

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