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Term and holiday dates

Academic session 2019-2020

Students studying a face-to-face Master's or research degree programme are registered for a full calendar year. In 2019/20, this will be from Monday 23 September 2019 to Monday 21 September 2020.

Term Dates
Autumn Monday 23 September 2019 – Friday 13 December 2019
(Reading Week: Monday 4 – Friday 8 November 2019)
Spring

Monday 13 January 2020 – Friday 27 March 2020*
(Reading Week: Monday 17 – Friday 21 February 2020)

*Term starts on Monday 6 January 2020 for students on the following programmes: MSc Immunology of Infectious diseases; MSc Medical Entomology for Disease Control; MSc Medical Microbiology; MSc Medical Parasitology;  MSc Tropical Medicine & International Health

Summer Monday 20 April 2020 – Tuesday 22 September 2020

School closure dates

LSHTM will be closed on the following dates:

Holiday Dates
Christmas / New Year Monday 23 December 2019 to Wednesday 1 January 2020 (inclusive)
Easter Friday 10 April to Tuesday 14 April 2020 (inclusive)
Early May Bank Holiday Friday 8 May 2020
Spring Bank Holiday Monday 25 May 2020
Summer Bank Holiday Monday 31 August 2020

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

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