Show/hide main menu

Starting the Academic Year

Term Dates

Welcome Week

Monday 17th - Friday 21st September 2018

Semester 1 

  • Term starts (teaching starts)Monday 24th September 2018
  • Reading week: Monday 29th October - Friday 2nd November 2018 *
  • Term ends: Friday 14th December 2018

*There is no teaching during reading week

Please note: reading week is not a vacation period and the free time you gain should be used wisely: it allows you to catch up on your work, read about your subjects, go back over topics you have found difficult and prepare for the rest of the semester. 

Semester 2

  • Examination period 1: Monday 7th January 2019 - Friday 11th January 2019
  • Teaching starts: Monday 14th January 2019
  • Term ends: Friday 29th March 2019

Exam term

The term consists largely of examinations. However, the first week is used to provide revision lectures.

  • Revision classes: Monday 22nd April 2019 - Friday 26th April 2019
  • Examination period 2 starts: Monday 29th April 2019
  • Term ends: Friday 31st May 2019
  • Examination period 3:  Monday 5 August – Friday 16 August 2019

You are expected to be available on all of the above dates. Coursework deadlines will not be extended and neither will other special arrangements be made simply because you have made travel arrangements which are within these semesters.

Academic Calendars

College Level

Faculty Level - Natural and Mathematical Sciences



27 September 2018


Sitemap Site help Terms and conditions  Privacy policy  Accessibility  Modern slavery statement  Contact us

© 2019 King's College London | Strand | London WC2R 2LS | England | United Kingdom | Tel +44 (0)20 7836 5454