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Arts and Communications

Be ambitious

Be part of a leading creative community. Work with other like-minded individuals in our collaborative, studio-based environment to inform, inspire, entertain and provoke the world around you.

Make it happen

With so much talent in one place, whichever subject you choose to study, you’ll collaborate with other courses to bring creative visions to life.

Commercial Photography graduates are Portrait of Britain 2021 winners

Two AUB Commercial Photography graduates have won Portrait of Britain 2021 photography awards

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Graphic Designers take quartet of wins at Creative Conscience Awards 2021

Arts University Bournemouth students have picked up four wins at this year’s Creative Conscience Awards

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“Don’t follow the rules!” Rock artist Roger Dean speaks at AUB

Legendary artist and set designer Roger Dean spent an afternoon with AUB Illustration students

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Past Event

The Summer Shows are a celebration of all the fantastic work our undergraduate students create throughout their time at AUB.

Bring perspective

Be the storyteller. Shape the narrative. From typography to TikTok, we empower you to be heard.

A unique campus

We’ve invested in building a campus like no other – whatever you want to create, we have the space and technology to make it happen. Supported by industry-standard equipment and a studio-based culture, you can graduate with the skills and confidence to step into the creative industries.

Lighting setup in the photography studio
Tutor stood in front of a class teaching graphic design, with a monitor showing Photoshop behind them.
Screen printing using '&' shapes
Pieces of graphic design work hang on a gallery wall. A person stands and looks at them.
Empathy workshop
One student taking a photograph of a model, whilst another hold a reflector
Student crafting a pendant in the workshop

A network beyond AUB

AUB reflects professional practice with a strong emphasis on collaboration and innovation. You’ll be taught by visiting professionals, as well as have the opportunity to take part in live briefs, and become part of our network of award-winning industry alumni.

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Explore our creative community

Discover AUB for yourself at an Open Day. They're a fantastic opportunity for you to get a feel for studying with us, whether you attend an on-campus Open Day or watch a virtual talk from the comfort of your own home

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Groups of people walking on campus, and sitting on a raised grassy area talking

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