Academic Calendar 17/18 MSc

Academic Year __ MSc YEAR 1   Academic Year __ MSc YEAR 2
orientation   28 Aug 17   orientation
TERM 1 Credit-bearing activity (course, research) 04 Sep 17 1 Innovation Workshop TERM 5A
11 Sep 17 2
18 Sep 17 3
25 Sep 17 4
02 Oct 17 5 Credit-bearing activity (course, research) TERM 5B
09 Oct 17 6
Evaluation period (assessment and application period) 16 Oct 17 7
23 Oct 17 8 Evaluation period (assessment and application period)
TERM 2 Credit-bearing activity (course, research) 30 Oct 17 1 Credit-bearing activity (course, research) TERM 6
06 Nov 17 2
13 Nov 17 3
20 Nov 17 4
27 Nov 17 5
04 Dec 17 6
Evaluation period (assessment and application period) 11 Dec 17 7 Evaluation period (assessment and application period)
18 Dec 17 8
  Vacation 25 Dec 17
01 Jan 18
1
2
Vacation  
  Independent studies period 08 Jan 18 1 Credit-bearing activity (course, research)  
15 Jan 18 2
22 Jan 18 3
TERM 3 Credit-bearing activity (course, research) 29 Jan 18 1 Credit-bearing activity (course, research) TERM 7
05 Feb 18 2
12 Feb 18 3
19 Feb 18 4
26 Feb 18 5
05 Mar 18 6
Evaluation period (assessment and application period) 12 Mar 18 7 Evaluation period (assessment and application period)
19 Mar 18 8
TERM 4 Credit-bearing activity (course, research) 26 Mar 18 1 Credit-bearing activity (course, research) TERM 8
02 Apr 18 2
09 Apr 18 3
16 Apr 18 4
23 Apr 18 5
  Vacation 30 Apr 18
07 May 18
1
2
Vacation  
TERM 4 Credit-bearing activity (course, research) 14 May 18 1 Credit-bearing activity (course, research) TERM 9
Evaluation period (assessment and application period) 21 May 18 2 Evaluation period (assessment and application period)
28 May 18 3
SUMMER TERM Industrial immersion 04 Jun 18 1 Msc Thesis defence JUNE
11 Jun 18 2
18 Jun 18 3
25 Jun 18 4 Vacation  
02 Jul 18 5
09 Jul 18 6
16 Jul 18 7
23 Jul 18 8
  Vacation 30 Jul 18
06 Aug 18
13 Aug 18
20 Aug 18
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2
3
4
MSc Academic Year 1 MSc Academic Year 2
  • 01 September: Orientation and Opening of Academic Year Ceremony

Term 1

  • 04 September: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) Term 1
  • Week of 09 October: Registration for Term 2 OPENS
  • Week of 16 October: Registration for Term 2 CLOSES
  • 27 October: Last day of classes Term 1

Term 2

  • 30 October: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) Term 2
  • 06 November: Holiday
  • 07 November: Close of drop/add period
  • 22 December: Last day of classes Term 2

ISP

  • 09 January: First day of ISP
  • Week of 15 January: Registration for Term 3 OPENS
  • Week of 22 January: Registration for Term 3 CLOSES
  • 24 January: DEADLINE to name MS research advisor
  • 26 January: Last day of ISP

Term 3

  • 29 January: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) Term 3
  • 05 February: Close of drop/add period
  • 23 February: Holiday
  • Week of 05 March: Registration for Term 4 OPENS
  • 08 March: Holiday
  • Week of 12 March: Registration for Term 4 CLOSES
  • 23 March: Last day of classes Term 3
  • End March: Industrial Immersion projects process begins

Term 4

  • 26 March: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) Term 4
  • 02 April: Close of drop/add period
  • Late April: Industrial Immersion project registration CLOSES
  • Mid-May: Industrial Immersion projects finalised
  • 01 June: Last day of classes Term 4

Summer Term

  • 04 June: First day of summer term
  • 12 June: Holiday
  • 27 July: Last day of summer term
  • Late August: Registration for Term 5 OPENS for MSc Year 2 students
  • Late August: Registration for Term 5 OPENS for MSc Year 2 students

Term 5A/Term 5B

  • 04 September: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) Term 5A
  • Week of 11 September: Registration for Term 5B OPENS
  • Week of 18 September: Registration for Term 5B CLOSES
  • 29 September: Last day of classes Term 5A
  • 02 October: First day of classes Term 5B
  • Week of 09 October: Registration for Term 6 OPENS
  • Week of 16 October: Registration for Term 6 CLOSES
  • End October: DEADLINE to submit MS thesis proposal and thesis steering document
  • 27 October: Last day of classes Term 5

Term 6

  • 30 October: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) Term 6
  • 06 November: Holiday
  • 07 November: Close of drop/add period
  • 22 December: Last day of classes Term 6

ISP

  • 09 January: First day of ISP
  • Week of 15 January: Registration for Term 7 OPENS
  • Week of 22 January: Registration for Term 7 CLOSES
  • 26 January: Last day of ISP

Term 7

  • 29 January: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) Term 3
  • 05 February: Close of drop/add period
  • 23 February: Holiday
  • February: MS thesis status review presentations
  • Week of 05 March: Registration for Term 4 OPENS
  • 08 March: Holiday
  • Week of 12 March: Registration for Term 4 CLOSES
  • 23 March: Last day of classes Term 3

Term 8

  • 26 March: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) Term 8
  • 02 April: Close of drop/add period
  • Late May: DEADLINE to submit final MS thesis projects to EDU
  • 01 June: Last day of classes Term 8

Summer

  • Early/Mid June: MS thesis defence oral presentations
  • 12 June: Holiday
  • Week of 11 or 18 June: Commencement Ceremony