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Study at AUB

Study at AUB

Don’t ask why, ask why not

Creative risk-taking is at the heart of what we do. As one of the UK’s leading specialist universities, our purpose-built, industry-standard studios exist for one reason; making creative ambitions reality.

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Discover course at AUB

Wherever you are on your creative journey, we've got a level of study to suit you. From starting out at Saturday Art School, right through to gaining your PhD, there's something designed to suit you. All our courses are designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge to succeed in today's changing economy.

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Arts and Communications

Be the storyteller. Shape the narrative. Have a voice. Create work that informs, inspires, entertains and provokes.

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Bournemouth Film School

BFS makes up the largest film school outside of London. You'll work on on-stage spectacles to out-of-this-world special effects.

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Design and Architecture

See the world differently. Be part of a community of designers. Question the world and invent solutions to society’s greatest challenges.

A real-life wonderland

Whatever you want to create, we have the space and technology to make it happen. You’ll never be stuck for inspiration or equipment, helping you graduate with the skills and confidence to step into the creative industries.

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AUB's Innovation Studio, a large orange building, photographed by Richard Bryant. The building is viewed from afar, with the road and pavement visible in front of it, and someone walking past.
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Your future starts here

With a strong emphasis on collaboration and innovation, we equip you with more than just a degree. We help you develop the skills and experience to pursue your dream career, and go on to be part of our network of award-winning industry alumni.

Know what you want to study?

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

See the A-Z of our courses
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