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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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#1 SPECIALIST UNIVERSITY FOR EMPLOYABILITY

AUB is the UK’s number one specialist university for employability according to results released by Times Higher Education. This is based on its Gold status awarded by the Teaching Excellence Framework.

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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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AUB climbs rankings

AUB rises to fourth place in regional league tables

We are delighted to announce that AUB has been ranked fourth in the regional Complete University Guide 2019 league tables and 49th nationally - rising 12 places.

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AUB HUMAN

Social, ethical and sustainable creative practice

AUB Human connects designers, architects, filmmakers and other creative practitioners who share a desire to bring about positive change for global good.

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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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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 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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