The Graduation Ceremonies take place in March and November each year and are held in Chester Cathedral.

Graduation Celebrations
Graduation Celebrations


The next graduation ceremonies are due to take place on Tuesday 4th, Wednesday 5th, Thursday 6th and Friday 7th November 2014.


The schedule of ceremonies will be published here by the end of May.



Masters Programmes (e.g. MSc, MA, MBA, MEd), Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), Postgraduate Certificates (PGCert), Postgraduate Diplomas (PGDip), Foundation Degrees, Graduate Diplomas, Diploma of Higher Education and a small number of Undergraduate Bachelor Degrees.



Undergraduate Bachelor Degrees (e.g. BSc, BA, LLB, BEd), Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), Foundation Degrees, Diploma of Higher Education, Graduate Diplomas.


PhD and MPhil awards may be conferred in either March or November.


Future Graduation Dates

  • Tuesday 4th, Wednesday 5th, Thursday 6th & Friday 7th Novemeber 2014 
  • Thursday 19th & Friday 20th March 2015
  •  Tuesday 3rd, Wednesday 4th, Thursday 5th & Friday 6th November 2015
  •  Thursday 10th & Friday 11th March 2016
  •  Tuesday 1st, Wednesday 2nd, Thursday 3rd & Friday 4th November 2016
  •  Thursday 16th & Friday 17th March 2017
  •  Tuesday 31st October, Wednesday 1st, Thursday 2nd & Friday 3rd November 2017


Information relating to the November Ceremonies will be published in May each year and for the March Ceremonies will be published in December.