Bournemouth Calendar

Academic Dates

Academic year Start of academic year Winter break Spring break End of academic year
2015/16 21 September 2015 14 December 2015 – 1 January 2016 21 March 2016 – 8 April 2016 24 June 2016 (8 July for courses with fieldwork/practice/placement)
2016/17 19 September 2016 19 December 2016 – 6 January 2017 10 April 2017 – 28 April 2017 23 June 2017 (7 July for courses with fieldwork/practice/placement)
Please note that the dates above apply to all non-NHS undergraduate courses within the Faculty of Health & Social Sciences.

The academic dates for 45-week NHS courses vary from the above and are as follows:

Academic year Start of academic year Winter break Spring break End of academic year
2015/16 21 September 2015 21 December 2015 – 1 January 2016 21 March 2016 – 1 April 2016 18 September 2016
2016/17 19 September 2016 26 December 2016 – 6 January 2017 10 April 2017 – 21 April 2017
17 September 2017

The academic dates for 45-week NHS courses with a February start are as follows:

Academic year Start of academic year Spring break Winter break End of academic year
2015/16
8 February 2016

21 March 2016 – 1 April 2016

26 December 2016 – 6 January 2017

5 February 2017
2016/17 6 February 2017 10 April 2017 – 21 April 2017 25 December 2017 – 5 January 2018 4 February 2018