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Semester and Timetable Information
We look forward to welcoming all new and exisitng students back to campus!
It is important that you check the canvas pages of the corresponding modules for any changes and the exact start dates for each module.
Information on timetables and key dates etc. are all provided below, however, we ask that you note that this information can change over the course of the academic year.
For detailed information on programmes and modules, visit UCC's Calendar, Modules and Marks and Standards | University College Cork (ucc.ie) webpages.
For any queries you may have, you will find School of Physics contact information displayed at the end of this webpage.
2023/24 Academic Year - Semester 1 Timetable
First year lecture start dates/times
- PY1010: 19 September at 9:00 a.m. in Boole 4
- PY1008: 18 September at 9:00 a.m. in Kane G01
- PY1054: 21 September at 11:00 a.m. in Kane G07
- PY1012 / PY1052: 19 September @ 12 noon in Kane G01
*as always these are subject to change and if so you will be notified, therefore, please keep an eye on your student email and canvas for regular updates.
2023/24 Academic Year - Semester 2 Timetable
Important Dates 2023/24
Key dates (subject to change):
|Start of Academic Year 2023-24 - all non-first years||11 September 2023|
|Start of Academic Year 2023-24 - first years only||18 September 2023|
|Bank Holiday - no lectures||30 October 2023|
|End of Semester 1 lectures||1 December 2023|
|Start of winter examinations - all non-first years||8 December 2023|
|Start of winter examinations - first years only||13 December 2023|
|End of winter examinations||21 December 2023|
|Christmas Recess||22 Dec '23 - 14 Jan '24|
|Lectures begin semester 2 - all years||15 January 2024|
|Bank Holiday - St Brigid’s Day||5 February 2024|
|Bank Holiday - no lectures||18 March 2024|
|Easter Recess||23 March - 7 April '24|
|End of semester 2||19 April 2024|
|Start of Summer/final examinations||26 April 2024|
|End of Summer/final examinations||10 May 2024|
|Start of Autumn examinations||26 July 2024|
|End of autumn examinations||9 August 2024|
2023/2024 School of Physics Year Coordinators
First Year Coordinator - Professor Alix McCollam
Second Year Coorodinator - Professor Paul Callanan
Third Year Coordinator - Professor Andy Ruth
Fourth Year Coordinator - Dr. Bryan Kelleher
*Contact details for the above Coordinators can be found here.
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