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Exploring the Fusion of Art and Artificial Intelligence

  • Ages: 18+
  • Term: Autumn, spring
  • Length: 10 weeks


Is Artificial Intelligence (AI) friend or foe? Whatever your artistic interest and ability, on this innovative new 10-week course you'll discover how this intriguing technology can be harnessed to expand your creative possibilities.

To book your place today, simply click the 'Book Now' button to be taken to AUB's secure online store, where you can complete your booking. You can also sign up to our newsletter for short course updates. 

What you need to know

Autumn term 2024

7 October – 9 December 2024 (10 Monday evenings, 18.00-21.00)   

Spring term 2025

3 February – 7 April 2025 (10 Monday evenings, 18.00-21.00) 


Suitable for adults aged 18+.


Beginners or anyone with some experience who want to refresh or develop their skills further.

Experience or qualifications required

None – this is an introductory course. We have no formal academic entry requirements for our short courses.

If you'd like to discuss if this course is suitable for you, get in touch with us: or 01202 363222.


Any additional costs 

You'll need to provide some basic study materials for this course. This'll incur an additional cost if you need to purchase one for the course. See the 'What to bring to class' section below for full details.   

Additional materials and resources will be provided by AUB and is included in your course fee.

  • Notebook and pens/pencils to take notes
  • USB flash drive
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About this course

On this cutting-edge course, you'll push boundaries. You'll gain a solid understanding of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its potential as a tool for creative artistic expression. What you learn will empower you to incorporate AI into your creative processes in a positive way and ultimately give you the tools to create truly revolutionary and unique artwork.

No matter what you specialise in – fine art, photography, graphic design or illustration to name a few – across 10 weeks you’ll learn about the possibilities of AI-driven inspiration and how to produce unique artwork that can inspire or blend with your own.

By the end of this course, you'll have gained valuable insights into the integration of AI in the creative arts, developed practical skills to apply generative AI, and produced unique artworks that blends human creativity with artificial intelligence.

This course aims to empower artists to embrace the possibilities offered by AI and contribute to the exciting and evolving field of AI-driven creativity.

  • An introduction to AI, including history, concepts, and its impact on the creative arts
  • Exploring how AI can been used in various art forms
  • Understanding the principles behind machine learning algorithms
  • Exploring and examining open-source AI tools
  • Exploring the potential of generative models in creating art
  • Appreciation of interactive and immersive art installations
  • Introduction to AI tools and software platforms for artists
  • Understanding the impact of AI on society, privacy, and responsible use in creative arts

At the end of the course you'll:

  • Have improved understanding and confidence when using AI to influence and enhance your own creative work
  • Be able to develop your skills using AI independently
  • Showcase your final artworks with your peers
  • Have increased confidence in your own skills and feel inspired
  • Have boosted creativity and imagination
  • Feel encouraged to learn new ways of working with industry standard software
  • Be able to tackle a brief and create interesting solutions 
  • Possess the foundations to continue creating beyond this course
  • Leave with a sketchbook of experimental and finished works in a variety of mediums
  • You can request a certificate to confirm your achievements, providing you've a 100% attendance record. To request a certificate please get in touch with us at and confirm your name and the title of course you've completed

Will I be assessed?

No, there is no formal assessment. As the course progresses your tutor will measure your overall performance and offer essential guidance and feedback so you know how you're getting on.

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Beyond the course

This could just be the start of your creative journey! After this course, you could further your art and AI skills with another short course or look to the future and explore our creative qualifications that can prepare you to further your current career, enable you to retrain to an alternative career path or prepare you for future creative arts studies.

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