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Arts University Bournemouth
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AUB is a specialist institution recognised internationally for collaboration with creative institutions and creative industries around the world and UK’s top specialist art and design university (by The Sunday Time Good University Guide 2021).
As a sector leader, we relentlessly innovate, collaborate and connect in ways that turn creative talent into careers.

Established over 130 years ago, AUB is a specialist leading arts university for the creative industries, offering studies in Art, Design, Media and Performance. It is a creative community of 4,000 creatives on one campus from 55 countries, 83% of students from UK, 17% overseas. We focus on creative disciplines, teaching at all levels from Foundation to MPhil/PhD Courses

AUB is set in one the UK’s most beautiful award-winning natural locations and Bournemouth itself is also home to one of the fastest growing creative and digital hubs in Europe.

Applications for our creative undergraduate degrees are open.
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Celebrate our students
We currently offer 24 specialist creative undergraduate degrees and three Foundation Diploma courses.

Our Graduate Showreel, plus our Summer Shows, provides an exciting opportunity for graduating students to showcase their final project work to the public.

View a webinar on a portfolio and personal statement guide