UAL Foundation Diploma in Art, Design and Media

Arts University Bournemouth

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Course info

This one year course (for students who have A-levels or an equivalent qualification) will help you develop your imagination and powers of invention by setting you projects in a variety of different media. It’s the perfect way to find your creative voice if you’re not sure what degree course you’d like to study or boost your existing skills and portfolio if they’re not quite up to degree standard. What’s more, if you successfully complete the Foundation Diploma with us, you’re guaranteed a place ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
21st / 131
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
57th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
35th

Start date and duration

Full Time
1 year

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
Domestic Fees
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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£5,421 overall cost
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.

More info: Whether you pay tuition and exam registration fees will depend upon your age on 31st August of the year that your course commences: - If you are under 19 and a new student, you will not have to pay tuition fees or exam registration fee. - If you are over 19 and a new student, the tuition fee for the course in 2017/18 will be £5,421 (full time) per annum. - If you are an international student you will have to pay tuition fees and exam registration fee..

Students from England Students from England
England Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within England. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£5,421 overall cost
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.

More info: Whether you pay tuition and exam registration fees will depend upon your age on 31st August of the year that your course commences: - If you are under 19 and a new student, you will not have to pay tuition fees or exam registration fee. - If you are over 19 and a new student, the tuition fee for the course in 2017/18 will be £5,421 (full time) per annum. - If you are an international student you will have to pay tuition fees and exam registration fee..

Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Scotland. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£5,421 overall cost
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.

More info: Whether you pay tuition and exam registration fees will depend upon your age on 31st August of the year that your course commences: - If you are under 19 and a new student, you will not have to pay tuition fees or exam registration fee. - If you are over 19 and a new student, the tuition fee for the course in 2017/18 will be £5,421 (full time) per annum. - If you are an international student you will have to pay tuition fees and exam registration fee..

Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Wales. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£5,421 overall cost
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.

More info: Whether you pay tuition and exam registration fees will depend upon your age on 31st August of the year that your course commences: - If you are under 19 and a new student, you will not have to pay tuition fees or exam registration fee. - If you are over 19 and a new student, the tuition fee for the course in 2017/18 will be £5,421 (full time) per annum. - If you are an international student you will have to pay tuition fees and exam registration fee..

Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£13,040 overall cost
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.

More info: £12,900 +£140 registration fee 10% discount available for early payment or for progression from a Summer School course (discounted fee £11,610 +£140 registration fee) Students progressing from a Summer School course who pay early receive an additional discount (discounted fee £10,449 +£140 registration fee).

International Students
International Fees
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Latest Art & Design reviews

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Zuzanna
25 Feb 20

UAL Foundation Diploma in Art, Design and Media

Despite my anxiety i feel comfortable and welcome on campus, with the support of other staff and students. I was...
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Jake
24 Feb 20

UAL Foundation Diploma in Art, Design and Media

I have enjoyed it massively. made some great friends and learned so many skills. The foundation course helped me find...

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How Art & Design students rated:

Student rating ( 4.4) 39 reviews

5 star 49%
4 star 44%
3 star 7%
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How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 805 reviews

5 star 46%
4 star 40%
3 star 11%
2 star 2%
1 star 1%
Arts University Bournemouth
CUG ranking
57th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.3)
Arts University Bournemouth is one of just 15 higher education institutions in the UK that specialises in arts-based courses, including design and media. A standalone university with a tight-knit student body of 3,000, it has close ties with Bournemouth University, with which it shares some facilities and resources. AUB has a range of industry-standard facilities to help aid students’ creativity, including a drawing studio, dance studios, a printmaking room, workshops and Innovation Studio. For inspiration, an onsite gallery showcases the work of artists and designers from around the world. Courses blend practical and theory, tailored to individual subjects. Students can be confident that the expert-led courses at AUB are carefully designed to helping them pursue a career in their chosen field of study.

Where you'll study

Arts University Bournemouth

Wallisdown Poole
BH12 5HH United Kingdom Nearest train station: Branksome  0.9 miles away

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