Key Dates for Your Diary 2020/21

This page provides some key dates you should be aware of for the 2020/21 academic year.



September October November December
January February March April
May June July August



September


September


4 September

Module choice opens for UG and exempted PGT programmes.

11 September (from 2pm)

Re-sit examination results published. Released via myResults in MUSE.

September

Online registration for 2020-2021 (re-sit students only)

13-20 September

Meet and Greet Scheme at Manchester Airport for September starters

14 September

Orientation 2020

17-20 September

Move-in Weekend

21-25 September

Intro Week

21 September

Module Add/Drop opens for Undergraduate and Postgraduate students starting in September.

28 September

Teaching begins for September starters

October


October


2 October

PGT module choice opens

9 October

Module Add/Drop closes for Undergraduate and Postgraduate students starting in September.

11-15 October

Meet and Greet Scheme at Manchester Airport for October starters

19 October

Module Add/Drop opens for Postgraduate students starting in October.

26 October

Start date for majority of PG courses

30 October

Last date to report to Registry Services any special examination requirements due to religious observance.

November


November


27 November

Deadline to submit a request for alternative exam arrangements. Requests for adjustments received after this date will continue to be processed but cannot be guaranteed.

December


December


3-9 December

Student travel window

18 December

The Autumn Semester exam timetable will be published by 18 December

January


January


Week beginning 11 January

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the University‚Äôs graduation ceremonies in January 2021 will not be able to take place as planned. 

18 January

Autumns Semester exam period begins (Monday to Saturday of each week)

Spring Semester teaching timetable will be released.

February

February


1 February

Spring Semester Module Add/Drop opens for Undergraduate and Postgraduate students at 8am.

6 February

Autumn Semester exam period ends.

8 February

Spring Semester starts.

19 February

Spring Semester Module Add/Drop closes for Undergraduate and Postgraduate students at 5pm.

March


March


15 March

Autumn semester exam results are published at 2pm.

27 March

Start of Easter vacation

April


April


Due to disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, dates have not yet be finalised for events in this month but they usually include:

19 April

End of Easter vacation

May


May


Due to disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, dates have not yet be finalised for events in this month but they usually include:

21 May

Deadline for Financial Support application for final year students at 5pm.

24 May

Spring Semester examination period begins.

June


June


12 June

End of Spring semester examination period and the start of the summer vacation.

July


July


Due to disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, dates have not yet be finalised for events in this month but they usually include:

16 July

Spring Semester exam results are published at 2pm.

Deadline for Financial Support application for students not in their final year of study.

August


August


Due to disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, dates have not yet be finalised for some events in this month but they usually include:

9-27 August

Resits and Special Sittings exam period