Arts University Bournemouth

Arts University Bournemouth is a creative community for original thinkers and innovative makers where boundaries are pushed and creative alliances are formed.

Why study at AUB?

Established in 1885, Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) is a creative community where students and staff come together to innovate, collaborate and connect. It is a specialist institution where teaching and research is exclusively delivered through the disciplines of art, design, architecture, media and performance. The University provides internationally orientated learning and teaching and is committed to the mission of being the leading professional arts university dedicated to turning creativity into careers.

•    Over 4,000 creative learners on one campus
•    Students from more than 55 different countries
•    Specialist academic staff - awarded gold status for teaching excellence (TEF)
•    Award-winning campus and facilities based in the south of the UK

Our Creative Courses

Foundation Courses

  • Foundation Diploma in Art, Design or Media (1 year)
  • International Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (6 months)

Undergraduate Courses

  • BA (Hons) Acting
  • BA (Hons) Animation Production
  • BA (Hons) Art and Design History
  • BA (Hons) Architecture
  • BA (Hons) Commercial Photography
  • BA (Hons) Costume
  • BA (Hons) Creative Events Management
  • BA (Hons) Creative Writing
  • BA (Hons) Dance
  • BA (Hons) Design
  • BA (Hons) Fashion
  • BA (Hons) Fashion Branding and Communication
  • BA (Hons) Film Production
  • BA (Hons) Fine Art
  • BA (Hons) Graphic Design
  • BA (Hons) Illustration
  • BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design
  • BA (Hons) Make-Up for Media and Performance
  • BA (Hons) Modelmaking
  • BA (Hons) Performance Design and Film Costume
  • BA (Hons) Photography
  • BA (Hons) Textiles
  • BA (Hons) Visual Communication
  • BA (Hons) Visual Effects Design and Production

Graduate Destinations

We pride ourselves in turning creativity into careers. On average our graduate employment rate over the last five years has been 97%. These graduates are employed or in further study within six months of graduation and have gone on to work with names such as:

  • Pinewood Studios
  • Design Engine
  • BBC 
  • Penguin Books
  • Southbank Centre
  • Pixar 
  • Burberry
  • Channel 4
  • Tate Modern 
  • Disney
  • Rolls Royce
  • Conde Nast
  • Dreamworks
  • SuperDry
  • Saatchi & Saatchi
  • Royal Shakespeare Company
  • Olympic Games
  • Victoria Beckham
  • English National Opera

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Subjects you can take at Arts University Bournemouth

Number of students: 4,000

International students: 800

6 months after graduation: 93% employed or in further studies

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