What are the dates of the academic year for a taught course?

The vast majority of taught programmes start towards the end of September each year and last for a full academic year. 

In addition to September, the University offers an intake point in January for its suite of MBA programmes.

Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) courses start at the end of August/beginning of September each year.

The intake dates for Distance Learning courses vary from subject to subject.  There are a minimum of two intake points each year, usually in April and September/October depending on subject area.