Key dates

From term times to graduation, here are the key dates to note in your diary during The University of Manchester’s academic year.

2019/20 academic year
Semester 1 starts 16 September 2019
Winter graduation 9–13 December 2019
Christmas break starts 13 December 2019
Christmas break ends 13 January 2020
Semester 1 exams 13–24 January 2020
Semester 1 ends 26 January 2020
Semester 2 starts 27 January 2020
Easter break starts 27 March 2020
Easter break ends 20 April 2020
Semester 2 exams 13 May–3 June 2020
Semester 2 ends 5 June 2020
Summer graduation 13–24 July 2020

 

 

2020/21 academic year
Semester 1 starts 21 September 2020
Winter graduation 14–18 December 2020
Christmas break starts 18 December 2020
Christmas break ends 18 January 2021
Semester 1 exams 18–29 January 2021
Semester 1 ends 31 January 2021
Semester 2 starts 01 February 2021
Easter break starts 26 March 2021
Easter break ends 19 April 2021
Semester 2 exams 19 May–9 June 2021
Semester 2 ends 11 June 2021
Summer graduation 12–23 July 2021

 

 

2021/22 academic year
Semester 1 starts 20 September 2021
Winter graduation 13–17 December 2021
Christmas break starts 17 December 2021
Christmas break ends 17 January 2022
Semester 1 exams 17–28 January 2022
Semester 1 ends 30 January 2022
Semester 2 starts 31 January 2022
Easter break starts 4 April 2022
Easter break ends 25 April 2022
Semester 2 exams 18 May–8 June 2022
Semester 2 ends 10 June 2022
Summer graduation 11–22 July 2022