Turning creativity into careers since 1883.
Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) is a specialist arts university offering courses in art, design, media and performance. Located in the beach town of Bournemouth, the university is particularly proud of its state-of-the-art campus, its creative community and its excellent teaching.
While studying at AUB, students have an array of industry-standard facilities at hand to help aid their creativity, including a drawing studio, dance studios, a printmaking room, workshops, and for inspiration - an onsite gallery showcasing the work by artists and designers from around the world.
Working isn’t the only thing you will be doing at the university though. Over at the Students' Union, you will have the opportunity to get involved in a wide range of clubs and societies, ranging from volunteering opportunities to hobby-specific meetings.
And what’s not to like about studying by the sea? Students benefit from being close to the beach – an ideal place to relax with your friends after class and during the weekends. Bournemouth also has a brilliant nightlife - thanks to its huge student population, as well as a thriving arts scene and great transport links to London.
They offer the following BA (Hons) courses:
FIVE REASONS TO STUDY AT AUB:
#1 FOR EMPLOYABILITY
98%* employment rate. AUB is a gateway to the £92 billion creative industries.
Rated ‘Gold’ by the TEF, their teaching is the highest quality in the UK
CAMPUS LIKE NO OTHER
Their stunning campus is a creative hub designed for specialists, with head-turning architecture.
No creative subject stands alone at AUB and their collaborations extend into industry.
Our community engages with some of the most pressing issues facing the human race today.
Arts University Bournemouth Students on Whatuni say:
“I have had a very exciting university experience. The university is very keen on setting us up for success and collaboration. If you are a creative soul I would say that choosing to go to Arts University Bournemouth is the best option! The contacts you make are incredible and the chances to get involved with anything you want is not only encouraged but expected!”
“I don't want it to end. I've been introduced to how my future career will be and the workload I'm expecting. I've made very close, lifelong friends here. I'm confident about my future thanks to the Arts University Bournemouth.”
“My experience with AUB has been a positive one thus far. The University promotes creativity and no project is off limits. I would recommend the University to anyone wishing to pursue a creative career.”
“Absolutely brilliant! Attending AUB has been, without question, the best decision I ever made. The course is brilliant, the tutors are amazing, and university life is rewarding and fun.”