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Forget the regimented open days you’ve been to in the past. Ours are a festival of diversity and excitement; a showcase of learning on a campus dedicated to the arts. Our open days are a fantastic way to get a feel for studying at AUB.

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Students bring abandoned 160-year-old opera back to life with the BSO

Three AUB acting students feature in the UK premiere of Franz Liszt’s unseen 160-year-old orchestral melodrama, A Hundred Years Ago, alongside actresses Sara Kestelman and Jemma Redgrave.

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AUB named Top Modern University in the South West

According to The Sunday Times AUB is a top 50 university, rising eight places to a new national ranking. The results have awarded AUB the highest score for quality of teaching when compared to other specialist Arts Universities.

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AUB RISES MORE THAN 80 PLACES IN NATIONAL STUDENT SURVEY

A sense of community among students and staff, a positive response to student feedback and opportunities to use skills learned during studies, were areas of praise highlighted in the questionnaire.

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OUR COURSES

Find your perfect degree course

Leaving sixth form or college? Our undergraduate courses are your springboard to the creative industries. Use our course finder to find the right ones 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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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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MoDiP

MUSEUM OF DESIGN IN PLASTICS

Located in the Library, MoDiP is a specialist research resource within AUB. It is the only accredited museum in the UK with a focus on plastics and is the UK's leading resource for the study and interpretation of design in plastics.

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THEGALLERY

World-class exhibitions on your doorstep

AUB’s onsite gallery is open to the public and welcomes local and international visitors. TheGallery is a major resource for contemporary art and design in the South of England with exhibitions that have received both national and international recognition. It runs a number of artist talks, panel discussions and other events to support the exhibition programme.

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