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Key dates

Autumn 2020

  • Application deadline

Please see ‘How to Apply’ section for your programme of interest for application deadline.

  • Arrive on Campus

Saturday 12 September – Sunday 13 September 2020

  • Go Welcome Programme

Week commencing Monday 14 September 2020

  • Teaching begins

Monday 21 September 2020

  • Teaching ends 

Friday 11 December 2020

  • Vacation/Revision period

Reading week for some academic schools: 2-6 November 2020

  • Exam period**

Autumn semester only students will complete examinations during the teaching period: 21 September – 11 December 2020

Full Year students will sit examinations for their autumn semester modules on the following dates: 7 January – 22 January 2021

Spring 2021

  • Application deadline

Please see 'How to Apply' section for your programme of interest for application deadlines

  • Arrive on Campus 

Thursday 14 January 2021 (subject to change)

  • Go Welcome Programme

Week commencing Monday 18 January 2021 (subject to change)

  • Teaching begins

Monday 25 January 2021 

  • Teaching ends

Friday 16 April 2021

  • Vacation/Revision period

Monday 19 April - Monday 3 May 2021

  • Exam period**

Thursday 6 May - Friday 4 June 2021

*National holidays: 2 & 5 April 2021, 3 & 31 May 2021

Autumn 2021

  • Application deadline

Please see 'How to Apply' section for your programme of interest for application deadlines

  • Arrive on Campus

Saturday 11 & Sunday 12 September 2021

  • Go Welcome Programme

Week commencing Monday 13 September 2021

  • Teaching begins

Monday 20 September 2021

  • Teaching ends

Friday 10 December 2021

  • Vacation/Revision period

Reading week for some academic schools: 1-5 November 2021

  • Exam period**

Autumn semester only students will complete examinations during the teaching period: 20 September - 10 December 2021

Full Year students will sit examinations for their autumn semester modules on the following dates: 6 January - 21 January 2022

Please note these dates are provisional, finalised dates can be viewed on our Academic Registry Pages here.

Autumn semester students are free to leave College after the end of the semester but accommodation is available through until the end of the Christmas vacation if needed. All assessments for Autumn semester students are completed by the end of the semester.

*Queen Mary will send out offer letters after the application deadline.

** Students are required to remain at the University until assessments for all their courses have been completed and should not make any arrangements for leaving before they know the dates of their examinations. The exam timetable is published towards the end of the Spring semester.