Arts University Bournemouth

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Intake Periods September 2024

About Arts University Bournemouth

Arts University Bournemouth was established in 1885 is a specialist art institution, and is a leading University offering high quality specialist education in art, design, media and performance across the creative industries.

Arts University Bournemouth is a top 100 UK university according to The Complete University Guide 2022, ranking 4th nationally for student satisfaction, and is currently the UK’s number one specialist university for employability, according to The Times Higher Education’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Metrics ranking.* 

 93.5% of Arts University Bournemouth graduates are in work or further study after completion of their studies at undergraduate level.** 

* The 2017 TEF Metrics ranking compiled by Times Higher Education.

** Graduate Outcomes Survey, conducted by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA)

Take a Closer Look

What their Students Say

“I’ve been so incredibly happy with my course so far. My course tutors are so knowledgeable and supportive in every way. AUB not only helps in building your practical skills and artistry but there’s focus on setting up each student for their future success.”

USA, BA (Hons) Costume & Performance Design
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“When I decided to study abroad, I looked at different universities in the UK before selecting AUB- it attracts so many different creative individuals.

I found many like-minded people here and the collaborations with others from different course has been great. I love that my course has a broad prospective and I get to network with many professionals.

I work part-time at the university as a Student Ambassador. You can find many other Indian students and life here is never dull!”

Mitali Ratnaparkhi
India, BA (Hons) Visual Communication
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Arts University Bournemouth Subject Areas

Subject Areas

Arts and Humanities, Creative Media, Creative Writing, Design and Crafts, Drama and Dance, English and Creative Writing, Fashion and Textiles, Fashion Marketing, Film Production, Hospitality, Event Management and Tourism, Photography

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