Edinburgh Medical School

Semester dates

Semester dates for the academic year 2022/23.

MBChB academic year 2022/23

 

Year 1

Semester Dates (Mon-Fri) No. of weeks
Welcome Week 12 Sep 2022 – 16 Sep 2022 1 week
Semester 1 19 Sep 2022 – 02 Dec 2022 11 weeks
Revision/exams 05 Dec 2022 – 23 Dec 2022 2.5 weeks
Winter vacation 23 Dec 2022 – 13 Jan 2023

3 weeks

Semester 2 16 Jan 2023 – 07 April 2023 12 weeks
Spring vacation 10 Apr 2023 – 21 Apr 2023 2 weeks
Semester 2 (continued) 24 Apr 2023 – 05 May 2023  

3 weeks

Revision/exams 08 May 2023 – 26 May 2023 3 weeks
Resit exams 31 July 2023 – 11 Aug 2023  (TBC)

2 weeks

 

Year 2

Semester Dates (Mon-Fri) No. of weeks
Semester 1 19 Sep 2022 – 02 Dec 2022 11 weeks
Revision/exams 05 Dec 2022 – 23 Dec 2022 2.5 weeks
Winter vacation 23 Dec 2022 – 13 Jan 2023

3 weeks

Semester 2 16 Jan 2023 – 07 Apr 2023 12 weeks
Spring vacation 10 Apr 2023 – 21 Apr 2023 2 weeks
Revision/exams 24 April 2023 – 12 May 2023 3 weeks
Resit exams 31 July 2023 – 11 Aug 2023 (TBC)

2 weeks

 

Year 3 - Degree of BMedSci with Honours

Semester Dates (Mon-Fri) No. of weeks
Semester 1 19 Sep 2022 – 02 Dec 2022 11 weeks
Revision/exams 05 Dec 2022 – 23 Dec 2022 2.5 weeks
Winter vacation 23 Dec 2022 – 13 Jan 2023

3.5 weeks

Semester 2 16 Jan 2023 – 07 April 2023 12 weeks
Spring vacation 10 Apr 2023 – 21 April 2023 2 weeks
Revision/exams 24 Apr 2023 – 26 May 2023 5 weeks
Resit exams 31 July 2023 - 11 August 2023 (TBC) 2 weeks

 

Year 4

Semester Dates (Mon-Fri) No. of weeks
Induction 08 Aug 2022 – 12 Aug 2022 1 week
Exam skills 15 Aug 2022 - 19 Aug 2022 1 week
Semester 1 - block 1 22 Aug 2022 – 28 Oct 2022 10 weeks
Vacation 31 Oct 2022 – 04 Nov 2022             

1 week

Semester 1 - block 2 7 Nov 2022 – 23 Dec 2022 7 weeks
Vacation 23 Dec 2022 – 06 Jan 2023

2 weeks

Block 2 continued 09 Jan 2023 – 27 Jan 2023 3 weeks
Full teaching week 30 Jan 2023 – 03 Feb 2023    1 week
Vacation 06 Feb 2023 - 10 Feb 2023 1 week
Semester 2 - block 3 13 Feb 2023 - 21 April 2023 10 weeks
Revision 24 April 2023 – 05 May 2023

2 weeks

Exams 08 May 2023 – 26 May 2023 3 weeks
Sequential exams 29 May 2023 - 16 June 2023 3 weeks

 

Year 5

Semester Dates (Mon-Fri) No. of weeks
Induction 15 Aug 2022 – 19 Aug 2022    1 week
Block 1   22 Aug 2022 – 23 Sep 2022           5 weeks
Block 2  26 Sep 2022 – 28 Oct 2022    6 weeks

Revision/exams

31 Oct 2022 – 11 Nov 2022       2 weeks
Vacation 14 Nov 2022 - 18 Nov 2022 1 week
Block 3 21 Nov 2022 – 23 Dec 2022 5 weeks
Vacation  23 Dec 2022 – 13 Jan 2023 3 weeks
Block 4 16 Jan 2023 – 17 Feb 2023     6 weeks
Revision/exams 20 Feb 2023 -  03 Mar 2023 2 weeks
Vacation 06 Mar 2023 – 10 Mar 2023 1 week
Block 5 13 Mar 2023 – 14 April 2023 5 weeks
Block 6 17 April 2023 – 19 May 2023 5 weeks
Revision/exams 22 May 2023 –  09 Jun 2023 3 weeks
Sequential exams 12 Jun 2023 – 23 Jun 2023 2 weeks

 

Year 6

Semester Dates (Mon-Fri) No. of weeks
Induction 22 Aug 2022 – 26 Aug 2022 1 week
Block 1 29 Aug 2022 – 23 Sep 2022 4 weeks
Block 2 26 Sep 2022 – 21 Oct 2022 4 weeks
Vacation 24 Oct 2022 – 28 Oct 2022 1 week
Block 3 31 Oct 2022 – 25 Nov 2022 5 weeks
Block 4 28 Nov 2022 – 23 Dec 2022 5 weeks
Vacation 23 Dec 2022 – 06 Jan 2023 2 weeks
Revision 09 Jan 2023 – 20 Jan 2023 2 weeks
Finals/exams 23 Jan 2023 – 24 Feb 2023 5 weeks
Vacation 27 Feb 2023 – 03 Mar 2023 1 week
Assistantship/elective 06 Mar 2023 – 26 May 2023 12 weeks
Resit exams 29 May 2023 – 09 Jun 2023 2 weeks

 

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Graduation dates

Details of graduation dates can be found on the University's Student Administration website.

Student Administration