Tuition fees for the MA are as follows:


Home/EU £4950 per annum (full-time)

Home/EU £2475 per annum (part-time)

International Fees (see International Fees section)

Applicants will be asked to indicate how they propose to finance their studies and accepted students will be required to pay a one-term non refundable deposit prior to the commencement of the course.


A limited number of bursaries will be made available and will be judged on the following criteria:

  • Demonstrable past achievement

(either certificated or through work experience)

  • Capacity to achieve Masters standard
  • Evidence of commitment
  • The Statement of Intent

To apply for a bursary please complete the Application for MA Student Bursary form (downloadable PDF).

Loans and Awards

Career Development Loans (CDLs) are deferred payment loans available from major high street banks to fund postgraduate study. The Arts University Bournemouth is registered with this system and our reference number is 1196.

The Arts and Humanities Research Council also offer an award scheme. For details of this, visit their website on http://www.ahrc.ac.uk/ or telephone 0117 987 6500.


This information relates to UK applicants. For non-UK applicants, please refer to our International Office. Contact +44 1202 363233 or email international@aub.ac.uk or refer to the International section on this website.