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Start your creative career

Our degree courses offer the opportunity to study an arts subject you love in a creative community, on a specialist campus.

Welcome to AUB

We're set in one of the UK’s most beautiful, award-winning natural locations on the south coast.

We're committed to equipping you with the skills and knowledge to succeed as creative professionals in today's changing economy.

But don't just take our word for it. The Sunday Times Good University Guide ranked us the UK’s top specialist art and design university.

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Looking to start your degree in September 2021? There's still time to join us – we're accepting applications for all our undergraduate courses.

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Speak to students

Want to find out what it's really like studying at AUB? Chat with one of our student ambassadors. They’re here to answer any questions you may have on university life.

Campus Halls on AUB's campus


We know that every student is different, so we have a great range of halls of residence available to our first year students. Whether you'd like to live on campus or closer to the town centre, we have something for you.

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Can't make it to our creative campus? No worries – we'll bring it to you.

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Guide to Bournemouth

We're set in one the most beautiful natural locations in the UK. We’ve got award-winning beaches, a famous nightlife, a thriving arts scene, and outstanding natural beauty.

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About AUB

AUB is a place to shape and build your work; to learn, share, provoke and collaborate.

And at AUB, it’s not just a thriving digital and creative environment you’ll graduate into. You’ll be immersed in a richly artistic community right from the start.

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