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Semester and term dates

Students are reminded that these are generic dates for the University and you should check with your course leader for the specific dates applying to your course.

Dates are subject to review at Academic Board on an annual basis.

Undergraduate

The University’s academic year is divided into semesters. These are the standard semester dates for undergraduate students based at Teesside University’s Middlesbrough campus. However, please note some courses may have non-standard dates and/or may include study during the Summer semester. You should check with your course leader for the specific semester dates applying to your course.

2021-22 semester dates

Welcome week: 20-24 September 2021

Semester 1: 27 September 2021 - 21 January 2022
Semester 2: 24 January - 20 May 2022
Semester 3: 23 May – 26 August 2022

Holiday dates for standard undergraduate students

Winter break: 20 December 2021 - 7 January 2022
Spring break: 11 April - 2 May 2022
Summer break: 23 May - 23 September 2022

2022-23 semester dates

Welcome week: 19-23 September 2022

Semester 1: 26 September 2022 - 20 January 2023
Semester 2: 23 January - 19 May 2023
Semester 3: 22 May – 25 August 2023

Holiday dates for standard undergraduate students

Winter break: 19 December 2022 - 6 January 2023
Spring break: 3 April - 21 April 2023
Summer break: 22 May - 22 September 2023

2023-24 semester dates

Welcome week: 18-22 September 2023

Semester 1: 25 September 2023 - 19 January 2024
Semester 2: 22 January - 17 May 2024
Semester 3: 20 May – 23 August 2024

Holiday dates for standard undergraduate students

Winter break: 18 December 2023 - 5 January 2024
Spring break: 25 March - 12 April 2024
Summer break: 20 May - 20 September 2024

Postgraduate taught

Below are the standard dates for full-time postgraduate taught students based at Teesside University's Middlesbrough campus. However, please note some courses may follow different delivery models to include different start and end dates and possibly study during the Summer period. Please contact the School delivering the course for more information.

2020

January 2020 start (two year)

Start date: 13 January 2020
End date: 21 January 2022
All standard breaks apply.

September 2020 start (two year)

Start date: 21 September 2020
End date: 20 May 2022
All standard breaks apply.

2021

January 2021 start (16 months)

Start date: 18 January 2021
End date: 20 May 2022
All standard breaks apply.

January 2021 start (two year)

Start date: 18 January 2021
End date: 20 January 2023
All standard breaks apply.

September 2021 start (one year)

Start date: 20 September 2021
End date: 23 September 2022
The winter break and spring break apply.

September 2021 start (two year)

Start date: 20 September 2021
End date: 19 May 2023
All standard breaks apply.

Holiday dates (standard breaks)

Winter break: 20 December 2021 - 7 January 2022
Spring break: 11 April - 2 May 2022
Summer break: 23 May - 23 September 2022

2022

January 2022 start (16 months)

Start date: 17 January 2022
End date: 19 May 2023
All standard breaks apply.

January 2022 start (two year)

Start date: 17 January 2022
End date: 19 January 2024
All standard breaks apply.

September 2022 start (one year)

Start date: 19 September 2022
End date: 22 September 2023
The winter break and spring break apply.

September 2022 start (two year)

Start date: 19 September 2022
End date: 17 May 2024
All standard breaks apply.

Holiday dates (standard breaks)

Winter break: 19 December 2022 - 6 January 2023
Spring break: 3 - 21 April 2023
Summer break: 22 May - 22 September 2023

2023

January 2023 start (16 months)

Start date: 16 January 2023
End date: 17 May 2024
All standard breaks apply.

January 2023 start (two year)

Start date: 16 January 2023
End date: 17 January 2025
All standard breaks apply.

September 2023 start (one year)

Start date: 18 September 2023
End date: 20 September 2024
The winter break and spring break apply.

September 2023 start (two year)

Start date: 18 September 2023
End date: 16 May 2025
All standard breaks apply.

Holiday dates (standard breaks)

Winter break: 18 December 2023 - 5 January 2024
Spring break: 25 March - 12 April 2024
Summer break: 20 May - 20 September 2024

Online learning

Most of our online learning courses have up to three entry points - with some exceptions, including Teesside University Open Learning in Engineering courses which have monthly intakes. Please check each individual course page for details.

2022

Entry point 1 24 January 2022
Entry point 2 23 May 2022
Entry point 3 26 September 2022

2023

Entry point 1 23 January 2023
Entry point 2 22 May 2023
Entry point 3 25 September 2023

2024

Entry point 1 22 January 2024
Entry point 2 20 May 2024
Entry point 3 23 September 2024

Proposed term dates

2021-2022

Term 1: 20 September 21 - 17 December 21 (13 weeks)
Term 2: 10 January 22 - 8 April 22 (13 weeks)
Term 3: 2 May 22 - 20 May 22 (3 weeks)
Note: 2 May will be a bank holiday

2022-2023

Term 1: 19 September 22 - 16 December 22 (13 weeks)
Term 2: 9 January 23 - 31 March 23 (12 weeks)
Term 3: 24 April 23 - 19 May 23 (4 weeks)

2023-2024

Term 1: 18 September 23 - 15 December 23 (13 weeks)
Term 2: 8 January 24 - 22 March 24 (11 weeks)
Term 3: 15 April 24 - 17 May 24 (5 weeks)