Welcome to Short Courses 2020/21
NOTHING BEATS THE SATISFACTION OF MASTERING A NEW CREATIVE SKILL OR LEARNING MORE ABOUT A SUBJECT YOU LOVE
EVENING AND SATURDAY COURSES DO JUST THAT!
For 2019-20 we are offering over 50 exciting and immersive part-time courses in 15 subject areas. With 13 brand new courses including 5 Level 2 accredited courses, we offer something for everyone!
Courses are delivered in the evenings and/or Saturdays’ commencing September 2019 (Autumn term) and January 2020 (Spring term). From student, working professional or retiree, our courses are accessible to everyone.
Be taught by experts and benefit from specialist resources & facilities. For the majority of our courses, no previous experience is required, just enthusiasm, passion and a desire to learn.
Release your creativity, master a new skill or just indulge yourself at Arts University Bournemouth.
Discover what we have to offer and explore our courses.
When to enrol
Due to the popularity of the short evening and Saturday courses, we advise that you apply as early as possible to avoid disappointment. Classes are small and places are strictly limited. Enrolment is on a first come first served basis, however, we do hold a ‘waiting list’ for popular courses in case of cancellations.
How to enrol
Online – using our new online booking system
In-person (Please note, we do not accept cash/cheques. Card payment only) – visit us at the above office, we are based in University House and our opening hours are:
Term time: 08:30-18:30 Monday to Thursday and 08:30-16:30 on Fridays.
Non-term time: 08:30-17:00 Monday to Thursday and 08:30-16:30 on Fridays.
When making your booking you must:
- Read the booking terms and conditions carefully.
- On receipt of your booking and payment, we will send you a written confirmation which details your start date and time.
All the course descriptions (found via the website) list the materials which you will need to complete the course. Please refer to our Suggested Suppliers for more information resourcing specialist materials/consumables, you will need to bring these with you to your first class.
As an AUB student, you are entitled to join our library during the time of your course. The library offers an excellent range of specialist art and design resources. To join, please take your enrolment form, Photo ID and proof of address to the library reception.
Please look out for your confirmation email and letter, which will be sent you after your booking has been processed. This includes instructions on where to report to on your first class and the further benefits available to you as a Short Course student.
Terms and conditions
You can take a look at our terms and conditions of booking here.
You can find lots of information about our courses through the links below, but if you are still stuck or have any questions please get in touch with us.
You can email us at email@example.com or call us on +44 1202 363222.
If you have any questions about our Evening & Saturday Short Courses, you may find the answers below.
If your question isn’t covered however, contact us using the information listed above.
Who can take part in an Evening and Saturday short course?
Our 10-week courses are open to all creative enthusiasts aged 16+ and there is no upper age limit. We attract students, creative professionals and freelancers of all ages, with a variety of interests and experience. Our courses benefit from including a wide diversity of people who can learn and collaborate together.
How do I book a short course?
All short courses can be booked easily through our online store with a debit or credit card.
You can find out more about how to book here.
Are there any specific entry requirements for the short courses?
There are no formal entry requirements to our Evening & Saturday courses as we want students and creatives to share and learn no matter what their background or previous experience.
The courses are highly practical and written for those with a keen interest in creativity; we simply expect students to be enthusiastic and willing to learn as individuals and as part of a team.
You do not require any previous qualifications to join our courses.
Do I need a certificate of English or IELTS test to take part?
There are no formal English entry requirements however we recommend you have an intermediate level of English in order to benefit fully from your experience and be able to communicate with your course leader and fellow students.
If you are in doubt whether your English is good enough, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for advice.
How many people will be on my course?
Class numbers will vary depending on the course subject, however, Evening & Saturday courses typically have 16 students per course.
Can I pay in instalments?
Unfortunately we are unable to take payments in instalments. Full payment is required when making the booking.
How do I book and pay for a course by company invoice?
To pay for a course by company invoice, please follow this link for instructions.
What else will I need to pay for?
Some courses require students to make specific purchases prior to or during the course. Please check the ‘What you need to bring’ section at the bottom of each course description, prior to booking.
What do I get at the end of the course?
If you have attended 100% of your course you will be issued with an AUB Certificate of Attendance upon successful completion. You may use this to evidence the work which can be added to your portfolio or CV.
Do I get an AUB student number or email?
No, to obtain an AUB student card or email address you have to be registered as an academic student at Arts University.
Is there free on-site parking?
Yes, parking for Evening & Saturday courses is free on Campus.