Academic Calendar

The DkIT academic year runs from September to August

Most programmes are organised on a semester basis with two semesters per academic year. Apprenticeship programmes may run on a different timetable. In certain cases, where work placement is involved, these dates may vary. If in doubt students should contact their relevant department office.


SEMESTER 1 - September to December                                                                                                                                             

10 September        Monday-Friday 

1st Year Registration/Induction

Semester 1 starts for all 1st year students and 2nd and 3rd year Nursing and Midwifery students

11 September Tuesday

Part-time course Information Evening

17 September Monday  Semester 1 starts for all other non-1st year Students
24 September Monday Start Date for Apprentice Block
29 October - 2 November Monday-Friday Study/Reading Week
1-2 November Thursday-Friday  Conferring 
9 November Friday Undergraduate Open Day
10 November Saturday  Open Morning
13 November Tuesday Careers Fair/Industry Day
14 December Friday Semester 1 ends

Institute Closes 21 December 2018

Re-Opens 2 January 2019

2 January Wednesday Start date for Apprentice Block
3-16 January Thursday-Wednesday (inclusive)  Winter Examinations

SEMESTER 2 - January to August                                                                                                                                              

19 January                          Saturday 

CAO and Course Information Morning                                                                                          

21 January Monday

Semester 2 begins

1 April  Monday  Start date for Apprentice Block
12 April Friday Classes finish for Easter

Institute Closes 18 April 2019

Institute Re-opens 23 April 2019

29 April                     Monday  Classes recommence after Easter
3 May Friday Semester 2 ends
10-23 May Friday-Thursday (inclusive)  Summer Examinations 
19-30 August Monday-Friday (inclusive) Autumn Examinations (Repeats)

*While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information in this calendar, the Institute reserves the right to make reasonable amendments to details and cannot be held responsible for inaccuracies or omissions.

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