Academic Calendar 18/19 MSc

Academic Year __ MSc YEAR 1   Academic Year __ MSc YEAR 2
orientation 31 Aug – 01 Sep 27 Aug 18   orientation
TERM 1 Credit-bearing activity (course, research) 03 Sep 18 1 Innovation Workshop TERM 5A
10 Sep 18 2
17 Sep 18 3
24 Sep 18 4
01 Oct 18 5 Credit-bearing activity (course, research) TERM 5B
08 Oct 18 6
Evaluation period (assessment and application period) 15 Oct 18 7
22 Oct 18 8 Evaluation period (assessment and application period)
TERM 2 Credit-bearing activity (course, research) 29 Oct 18 1 Credit-bearing activity (course, research) TERM 6
05 Nov 18 2
12 Nov 18 3
19 Nov 18 4
26 Nov 18 5
03 Dec 18 6
Evaluation period (assessment and application period) 10 Dec 18 7 Evaluation period (assessment and application period)
17 Dec 18 8
  Vacation 24 Dec 18
31 Dec 19
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2
Vacation  
  Credit-bearing activity (course, research) 07 Jan 19 1 Credit-bearing activity (course, research)  
14 Jan 19 2
21 Jan 19 3
TERM 3 Credit-bearing activity (course, research) 28 Jan 19 1 Credit-bearing activity (course, research) TERM 7
04 Feb 19 2
11 Feb 19 3
18 Feb 19 4
25 Feb 19 5
04 Mar 19 6
Evaluation period (assessment and application period) 11 Mar 19 7 Evaluation period (assessment and application period)
18 Mar 19 8
TERM 4 Credit-bearing activity (course, research) 25 Mar 19 1 Credit-bearing activity (course, research) TERM 8
01 Apr 19 2
08 Apr 19 3
15 Apr 19 4
22 Apr 19 5
  Vacation 29 Apr 19
05 May 19
1
2
Vacation  
TERM 4 Credit-bearing activity (course, research) 13 May 19 1 Credit-bearing activity (course, research) TERM 9
Evaluation period (assessment and application period) 20 May 19 2 Evaluation period (assessment and application period)
27 May 19 3
SUMMER TERM Industrial immersion 03 Jun 19 1 Msc Thesis defence JUNE
10 Jun 19 2
17 Jun 19 3
24 Jun 19 4
01 Jul 19 5 Vacation  
08 Jul 19 6
15 Jul 19 7
22 Jul 19 8
  Vacation 29 Jul 19
05 Aug 19
12 Aug 19
19 Aug 19
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2
3
4
MSc Academic Year 1 MSc Academic Year 2
  • Orientation: 31 Aug – 01 Sep
  • 01 September: Opening of Academic Year Ceremony
  • 27 August: Registration for Term 5 (Year 2 students)

Term 1

  • 03 September: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) Term 1
  • Week of 08 October: Registration for Term 2 OPENS
  • Week of 15 October: Registration for Term 2 CLOSES
  • 26 October: Last day of classes Term 1

Term 2

  • 29 October: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) Term 2
  • 05 November: Holiday
  • 05 November: Close of drop/add period
  • 21 December: Last day of classes Term 2

Independent Studies Period

  • xx January: First day of ISP
  • Week of 14 January: Registration for Term 3 OPENS
  • Week of 21 January: Registration for Term 3 CLOSES
  • 14 January: DEADLINE to name MS research advisor
  • 25 January: Last day of ISP

Term 3

  • 28 January: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) Term 3
  • 04 February: Close of drop/add period
  • 23 February: Holiday
  • Week of 04 March: Registration for Term 4 OPENS
  • 08 March: Holiday
  • Week of 11 March: Registration for Term 4 CLOSES
  • 22 March: Last day of classes Term 3
  • End March: Industrial Immersion projects process begins

Term 4

  • 25 March: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) Term 4
  • 01 April: Close of drop/add period
  • Late April: Industrial Immersion project registration CLOSES
  • Mid-May: Industrial Immersion projects finalised
  • Weeks of 29 April and 06 May: Holiday (“spring”) break
  • 31 May: Last day of classes Term 4

Summer Term

  • 03 June: First day of summer term
  • 12 June: Holiday
  • 26 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

  • 03 September: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) Term 5A
  • Week of 10 September: Registration for Term 5B OPENS
  • Week of 17 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

  • 29 October: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) Term 6
  • 05 November: Holiday
  • 05 November: Close of drop/add period
  • 21 December: Last day of classes Term 6

Independent Studies Period

  • xx January: First day of ISP
  • ISP period: MS thesis status reviews (pre-pre-defenses)
  • Week of 15 January: Registration for Term 7 OPENS
  • Week of 22 January: Registration for Term 7 CLOSES
  • 25 January: Last day of ISP

Term 7

  • 28 January: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) Term 7
  • 04 February: Close of drop/add period
  • 23 February: Holiday
  • Week of 04 March: Registration for Term 8 OPENS
  • 08 March: Holiday
  • Week of 11 March: Registration for Term 8 CLOSES
  • 22 March: Last day of classes Term 7

Term 8

  • 25 March: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) Term 8
  • 01 April: Close of drop/add period
  • Holiday (“spring”) break: Weeks of 29 April and 06 May
  • Week of 13 May: MS thesis pre-defenses
  • 31 May: Last day of classes Term 8
  • End May: Final MS thesis submission deadline

Summer Term

  • 12 June: Holiday
  • Weeks of 10 June and 17 June: MS thesis defenses
  • Week of 24 June: Commencement Ceremony