when does university start in england
The University’s academic year is divided into two semesters. The dates for each academic year are confirmed at least one year in advance.
The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC005336, VAT Registration Number GB 592 9507 00, and is acknowledged by the UK authorities as a “Recognised body” which has been granted degree awarding powers.
Degree Congregations: 13-16 July 2021
A number of degree schemes, such as Medicine, observe different term dates.
A ‘term’ refers to the period of time when you can expect classes to be held. A ‘semester’ includes term-time and weeks when you will be expected to undertake independent study, revision, and exams.
Please note that students taking classes in some scientific subjects including Biological Science, Mathematics, Geology, and Engineering will be required to stay for the full examination period in January and/ or Summer as applicable.
Whether you’re looking to get a professional qualification in Accounting or enhance your knowledge in Engineering, you’ll study the same course content and be taught by the same expert academics as if you had started your course at any other time of year.
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