University Dates 2019-20

 

Term dates
Key Dates
Academic Year Sun 1 Sep 2019 - Mon 31 Aug 2020
Easter Good Friday, 10 Apr 2020 - Easter Monday, 13 Apr 2019
Bank Holidays
Christmas

Semester/Term Dates

The following outlines University semester/term dates, as well as specific programmes of study within the Faculties of Education and Health and Wellbeing. 

Please note:

There are a number of courses, including Apprenticeships, where dates and holidays may vary depending upon placements, professional body requirements, Local Authority School dates, etc. Students should therefore refer to their School/Programme Lead through the University’s student portal/Blackboard or Individual Student Timetables for information on dates for their individual course of study.

This calendar is mainly used by General Modular Scheme (GMS) Undergraduate Degree Programmes, however there may be some exceptions. Please contact your programme team for more details about the calendar you are on.

Academic Calendar A: Semester Dates
  2019/20
Welcome and Induction Mon 16 Sep 2019 - Fri 20 Sep 2019
Semester 1: Advent Semester Mon 23 Sep 2019 - Fri 17 Jan 2020
Formal Assessment/ Examination Period Mon 6 Jan 2020 - Fri 17 Jan 2020
Semester 2: Easter Semester Mon 20 Jan 2020 - Fri 15 May 2020
Formal Assessment/ Examination Period Mon 4 May - Fri 15 May (excluding 8 May Bank Holiday)
Reassessment Period Mon 6 Jul 2020 - Fri 10 Jul 2020
Student Holidays (non-teaching) Mon 16 Dec 2019 - Wed 1 Jan 2020 (inclusive)
Mon 30 Mar 2020 - Mon 13 Apr 2020 (inclusive)

 

Download Calendar A (PDF)

This calendar is typically for use by programmes that require a longer academic year to meet external professional requirements. If you are unsure of what calendar you are on, please contact your programme team.

Academic Calendar B1: Semesters Long (Pattern 1) Dates
  2019/20
Welcome and Induction Week commencing Mon 2 Sep 2019
Semester 1: Advent Semester Mon 9 Sep 2019 - Fri 7 Feb 2020
Formal Assessment/ Examination Period Mon 3 Feb 2020 - Fri 7 Feb 2020
Semester 2: Easter Semester Mon 10 Feb 2020 - Fri 10 Jul 2020
Formal Assessment/ Examination Period Mon 22 Jun 2020 - Fri 10 Jul 2020
Reassessment Period Mon 17 Aug 2020 - Fri 21 Aug 2020
Student Holidays (non-teaching) Mon 23 Dec 2019 - Fri 3 Jan 2020 (inclusive)
Mon 6 Apr 2020 - Fri 17 Apr 2020 (inclusive)

 

Download Calendar B1 (PDF)

This calendar is typically for use by programmes that require a longer academic year and alignment with Kent School holiday dates to meet external professional requirements. If you are unsure of what calendar you are on, please contact your programme team.

Academic Calendar B2: Semesters Long (Pattern 2) Dates
  2019/20
Welcome and Induction Week commencing Mon 2 Sep 2019
Semester 1: Advent Semester Mon 9 Sep 2019 - Fri 7 Feb 2020
Formal Assessment/ Examination Period Mon 3 Feb 2020 - Fri 7 Feb 2020
Semester 2: Easter Semester Mon 10 Feb 2020 - Fri 10 Jul 2020
Formal Assessment/ Examination Period Mon 22 Jun 2020 - Fri 10 Jul 2020
Reassessment Period Thur 30 July 2020 - Wed 12 Aug 2020
Student Holidays (non-teaching) Mon 23 Dec 2019 - Fri 3 Jan 2020 (inclusive)
Thu 2 Apr 2020 - Wed 15 Apr 2020 (inclusive)

 

Download Calendar B2 (PDF)

This calendar is typically in use for accelerated degree programmes and postgraduate taught (PGT) programmes. This calendar has trimester 1 and 2 matching semester 1 and 2 (A: Semesters) and a compressed trimester 3 over the summer period. If you are unsure of what calendar you are on, please contact your programme team.

Academic Calendar C: Trimester Dates
  2019/20
Welcome and Induction Week commencing Mon 16 Sep 2019
Trimester 1: Advent Trimester Mon 23 Sep 2019 - Fri 17 Jan 2020
Formal Assessment/ Examination Period Mon 6 Jan 2020 - Fri 17 Jan 2020
Trimester 2: Easter Trimester Mon 20 Jan 2020 - Fri 15 May 2020
Formal Assessment/ Examination Period Mon 4 May -  Fri 15 May (excluding 8 May Bank Holiday)
Trimester 3: Michaelmas Trimester Mon 1 Jun 2020 - Fri 28 Aug 2020
Formal Assessment/ Examination Period Mon 17 Aug 2020 - Fri 28 Aug 2020
Reassessment Period To take place in Formal Assssment/Examination Period in following trimester
Student Holidays (non-teaching) Mon 16 Dec 2019 - Wed 1 Jan 2020 (inclusive)
Mon 30 Mar 2020 - Mon 13 Apr 2020 (inclusive)
Mon 18 May 2020 - Fri 29 May 2020 (inclusive)

 

Download Calendar C (PDF)

This calendar is typically in use for employment based programmes i.e. Foundation Degrees and Apprenticeships, where students typically attend one day a week only.  This calendar has three trimesters of equal length. If you are unsure of what calendar you are on, please contact your programme team.

  2019/20
Welcome and Induction Week commencing Mon 2 Sep 2019
Trimester 1: Advent Trimester Mon 9 Sep 2019 - Fri 20 Dec 2019
Formal Assessment/ Examination Period Mon 2 Dec 2019 - Fri 20 Dec 2019
Trimester 2: Easter Trimester Mon 6 Jan 2020 - Fri 1 May 2020
Formal Assessment/ Examination Period Mon 30 Mar 2020 - Fri 1 May 2020
Trimester 3: Michaelmas Trimester Mon 4 May 2020 - Fri 14 Aug 2020
Formal Assessment/ Examination Period Mon 27 Jul 2020 - Fri 14 Aug 2020
Reassessment Period Mon 7 Sep 2020 - Fri 11 Sep 2020
Student Holidays (non-teaching) Mon 23 Dec 2019 - Fri 3 Jan 2020 (inclusive)
Mon 6 Apr 2020 - Fri 17 Apr 2020 (inclusive)

 

Download Calendar D (PDF)

Please note: If you are unsure of the calendar that you are on, please contact your programme team for details.

Welcome Week
This week is targeted at all students starting or progressing onto a new programme of study. It will familiarise you with the University and offer time to get to know students and tutors on your programme. It will also showcase the different ways we will support you here at Christ Church and the opportunities to join the wider community through activities like the Students’ Union Freshers’ Fayre.

Academic Development Week
This is a week dedicated to you advancing your learning through focussed activities and allowing you time to prepare for assignments and develop your academic skills. This is a vital opportunity for you and your Personal Academic Tutor to reflect on your academic progress so far and for you to get advice on the next steps you need to take to achieve your full potential. It is also a chance for you to access wider development opportunities around the University for example, in volunteering and peer mentoring.

Personal Development Week
This is a dedicated week for you to engage in focussed activities that will develop your wider skills, enhance your employability and prepare you for your future career.

Reassessment Week
This is when formal reassessment for Semester 1 and Semester 2 modules will take place where applicable (for more information about reassessment see Your Guide to Undergraduate Assessment and Award Processes).

Further information on events, activities and support offered during each of these weeks will be published on the Student Blog throughout the year.

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