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Saturday Art School

Our courses for aspiring young artists allow young people to explore creativity outside regular school art classes, guided by our expert tutors.

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Let your creativity soar as you develop skills in hand drawn and stop motion animation at AUB
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Digital Film Making

Through a series of practical workshops, you'll gain hands-on experience in writing, filming and editing their own material
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Fine Art

Expand into your creative mind and learn how to spark creativity, through various means, including researching artists’ work
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Mixed Media

Identify what subject you would like to specialise in our Mixed Media course
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Our digital photography course teaches you the fundamentals in a fun, informative and inspirational way
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Portfolio Preparation

If you're interested in applying for a full-time creative course, it's important to have a well presented and varied portfolio
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Special FX Make-Up

Gain insight into the skills needed to play a key creative role in performance, fashion, film and television on our Special Effects course
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Young Artists

Stretch your imagination and use a wide range of media to develop their own unique style in our Young Artist course
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Graphic Design

Harness your creativity and gain the confidence to take those first steps into graphic design
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Learn a variety of new skills in modelmaking using industry-standard specialist equipment, materials and techniques

Explore other courses you may find interesting

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Evening and weekend courses

We offer over 60 part-time courses that are delivered on-campus in the evenings and/or Saturdays – great for learning a new skill

Summer Courses

Our summer courses are a great way to experience what life at AUB is like.
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Foundation Diploma

One-year course gives you the chance to explore different creative areas before choosing the subject you want to take a degree in