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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.

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


2024-25 semester dates (provisional)

Welcome week: 16-20 September 2024

Semester 1: 23 September 2024 - 17 January 2025
Semester 2: 20 January - 16 May 2025
Semester 3: 19 May - 22 August 2025

Holiday dates for standard undergraduate students

Winter break: 16 December 2024 - 3 January 2025
Spring break: 7 April - 25 April 2025
Summer break: 19 May - 19 September 2025


2025-26 semester dates (provisional)

Welcome week: 15-19 September 2025

Semester 1: 22 September 2025 - 16 January 2026
Semester 2: 19 January - 15 May 2026
Semester 3: 18 May - 21 August 2026

Holiday dates for standard undergraduate students

Winter break: 15 December 2025 - 2 January 2026
Spring break: 30 March - 17 April 2026
Summer break: 18 May - 25 September 2026

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.

2022

January 2022 start (two year)

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

2024

January 2024 start (16 months)

Start date: 15 January 2024
End date: 16 May 2025
All standard breaks apply.

January 2024 start (two year)

Start date: 15 January 2024
End date: 22 January 2026
All standard breaks apply.

May 2024 start (one year)

Start date: 13 May 2024
End date: 16 May 2025
The winter break and spring break apply.

May 2024 start (two year)

Start date: 13 May 2024
End date: 16 January 2026
The winter break and spring break apply.
Please note that the delivery pattern for May 2024 start (two year) is as follows:
Semester 1: May - August (Taught)
Semester 2: September - January (Taught)
Semester 3: January - May (Advanced/Applied Practice)
Summer break
Semester 4: September - January (Dissertation)

September 2024 start (one year)

Start date: 16 September 2024
End date: 19 September 2025
The winter break and spring break apply.

September 2024 start (two year)

Start date: 16 September 2024
End date: 15 May 2026
All standard breaks apply.

Holiday dates (standard breaks)

Winter break: 16 December 2024 - 3 January 2025
Spring break: 7 April - 25 April 2025
Summer break: 19 May - 19 September 2025

2025

January 2025 start (16 months)

Start date: 13 January 2025
End date: 15 May 2026
All standard breaks apply.

January 2025 start (two year)

Start date: 13 January 2024
End date: 22 January 2027
All standard breaks apply.

May 2025 start (one year)

Start date: 12 May 2025
End date: 15 May 2026
The winter break and spring break apply.

May 2025 start (two year)

Start date: 12 May 2025
End date: 22 January 2027
The winter break and spring break apply.
Please note that the delivery pattern for May 2025 start (two year) is as follows:
Semester 1: May - August (Taught)
Semester 2: September - January (Taught)
Semester 3: January - May (Advanced/Applied Practice)
Summer break
Semester 4: September - January (Dissertation)

September 2025 start (one year)

Start date: 15 September 2025
End date: 18 September 2026
The winter break and spring break apply.

September 2025 start (two year)

Start date: 15 September 2025
End date: 21 May 2027
All standard breaks apply.

Holiday dates (standard breaks)

Winter break: 15 December 2025 - 2 January 2026
Spring break: 30 March - 17 April 2026
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.

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

 
 
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