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Term and holiday dates

Academic session 2020-2021

Students studying a face-to-face Master's or research degree programme are registered for a full calendar year. In 2020/21, this will be from Monday 21 September 2020 to Monday 20 September 2021.

Term Dates
Autumn Monday 21 September 2020 – Friday 11 December 2020
(Reading Week: Monday 2 – Friday 6 November 2020)
Spring

Monday 4 January 2021 – Friday 26 March 2021*
(Reading Week: Monday 15 – Friday 19 February 2021)

*The first week of the term is designated for assessments for those programmes holding them in January. Teaching will commence on Monday 11 January 2021

Summer Monday 19 April 2021 – Monday 20 September 2021

School closure dates

LSHTM will be closed on the following dates:

Holiday Dates
Christmas / New Year Tuesday 22 December 2020 to Friday 1 January 2021 (inclusive)
Easter Friday 2 April to Tuesday 6 April 2021 (inclusive)
Early May Bank Holiday Monday 3 May 2021
Spring Bank Holiday Monday 31 May 2021
Summer Bank Holiday Monday 30 August 2021

Academic session 2021-2022

Students studying a face-to-face Master's or research degree programme are registered for a full calendar year. In 2021/22, this will be from Monday 20 September 2021 to Monday 19 September 2022.

Term Dates
Autumn Monday 20 September 2021 – Friday 10 December 2021
(Reading Week: Monday 1 – Friday 5 November 2021)
Spring

Monday 3 January 2022 – Friday 25 March 2022*
(Reading Week: Monday 14 – Friday 18 February 2022)

*The first week of the term is designated for assessments for those programmes holding them in January. Teaching will commence on Monday 10 January 2022

Summer Monday 25 April 2022 – Monday 19 September 2022