THE QUEEN's ANNIVERSARY PRIZE

Staff and students on the BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design course are celebrating, as the course has been recognised as a centre of excellence by The Queen’s Anniversary Prize 2017.

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#1 FOR EMPLOYABILITY

According to the most recent DLHE Survey, 98% of our 2015/16 graduates were employed or in further study within six months of graduating. This puts AUB joint top of any English University.

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Our Courses

Find your path into the creative industries.

From Foundation and BA courses, to MA and research degrees, to Evening and Saturday short courses, we'll help you find a course that you'll love. Browse our courses to find the one that's right for you.

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ARTS UNIVERSITY BOURNEMOUTH

Why choose to study with us at AUB?

We are a leading arts university for the creative industries, turning creativity into careers. We're passionate about our creative subjects and encourage curiosity, risk-taking and adventure.

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EXPLORE OUR CAMPUS

A creative hub with head-turning architecture

You’ll be in a community of like-minded makers and thinkers - all doing what they love. With industry-standard equipment, our stunning, state-of-the-art campus is a microcosm of the creative industries.

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AUB Human

Tackle the world's biggest problems

At AUB, our students and staff are using their skills to engage with some of the most pressing issues that are facing the human race today. Their work uses creativity to offer solutions.

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RESEARCH AT AUB

Developing new understandings.

Our research and scholarship enables original investigation; extending knowledge fields.Our research activity makes the world – and your creative education – better.

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GOLD TEF RATING

Gold Standard rating by the TEF Panel.

The Teaching Excellence Framework judged that AUB delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for our students.

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THEGALLERY

World-class exhibitions on your doorstep.

AUB's onsite gallery showcases work by contemporary artists and designers from around the world, including collections on loan from major galleries and museums. TheGallery runs a number of artist talks, panel discussions and family days too. Our current exhibition, 'Black Mirror: Magic in Art', explores the influences and roles of the magical in art.

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