Ceremony dates and schedule

Details for your graduation ceremony

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If you are attending your ceremony

Graduation ceremonies will be held at Plymouth Hoe marquee. Click on the Class of 2020/2022 links below highlighting the details for your school/course ceremony day, date and time.

Class of 2020

Tuesday 20 September

  • 16:00 – School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • 16:00 – School of Health Professions

Wednesday 21 September

  • 16:00 – School of Biological and Marine Sciences
  • 16:00 – School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics

Thursday 22 September

  • 16:00 – School of Psychology
  • 16:00 – School of Law, Criminology and Government
  • 16:00 – School of Humanities and Performing Arts
  • 19:00 – Plymouth Institute of Education
  • 19:00 – School of Art Design & Architecture

Friday 23 September

  • 19:00 – School of Nursing and Midwifery
  • 19:00 – Peninsula Dental School

Saturday 24 September

  • 13:00 – Academic Partnerships
  • 16:00 – Peninsula Medical School
  • 16:00 – School of Biomedical Sciences
  • 16:00 – Plymouth Business School

Class of 2022

Tuesday 20 September

  • 10:00 – Plymouth Institute of Education
  • 10:00 – Plymouth Business School 1
  • 13:00 – School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • 13:00 – Plymouth Business School 2

Wednesday 21 September

  • 10:00 – School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics
  • 13:00 – School of Biological and Marine Sciences

Thursday 22 September

  • 10:00 – School of Society and Culture 1
  • 10:00 – School of Art, Design & Architecture 1
  • 13:00 – School of Society and Culture 2
  • 13:00 – School of Art, Design & Architecture 2

Friday 23 September

  • 10:00 – School of Health Professions
  • 13:00 – School of Nursing and Midwifery 1
  • 16:00 – School of Nursing and Midwifery 2

Saturday 24 September

  • 10:00 – School of Psychology
  • 10:00 – Peninsula Dental School
  • 13:00 – Peninsula Medical School
  • 13:00 – School of Biomedical Sciences
  • 13:00 – Academic Partnerships
For a full breakdown on the courses included within each school grouping please see the full timetable.