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Design and Architecture

Design and Architecture

Rethink reality

Being a part of AUB puts you at the heart of a community of artists, designers and makers. Our purpose-built, industry-standard studios make you perfectly placed to find answers to real-world challenges.

Shape your future

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.

Arts University Bournemouth glitters at Graduate Fashion Week

AUB is celebrating another successful Graduate Fashion Week with five awards for its undergraduates from the BA (Hons) Fashion and...

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Batsford Prize winners kick off AUB summer awards season

Several students of BA (Hons) Textiles at AUB have come away with commendations at the 2024 Batsford Prize...

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BA (Hons) Textiles student’s sustainable champagne packaging wins Artsthread prize

An AUB student has won the Pentland Churchill Champagne Pol Roger Conscious Case competition, delivered in partnership in Artsthread...

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Research on the road: Interior Architecture students design new NHS research bus mascot

Four Interior Architecture and Design students at AUB have designed the livery and mascot of a new research bus for NIHR, a partner of...

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Fashion graduate showcases collection on catwalk at Dubai Fashion Week

A collection by Lucy James has appeared on the catwalk at Graduate Fashion Week International (GFWi). The show was hosted by FAD...

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That’s a wrap! A look back on AUB students’ 2023 summer successes

Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) has enjoyed an highly successful summer as its students and graduates racked up an overwhelming list of...

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Upcoming Event

This summer, AUB Campus will be transformed into the most extensive gallery space in the southwest of England, as we celebrate...

Upcoming Event

AUB would like to invite you and your guests to the formal opening and private view for our 2024 Undergraduate Summer Shows.

Past Event

You’re invited to our online informal introduction and Q and A sessions, to get to know more about the courses we offer at AUB.

Past Event

This MoDiP exhibition is an exploration of how design in plastics can be used to help people survive in extreme situations...

Past Event

Our 2022 graduating students are exhibiting their work in London, find out more.

Past Event

The material of which an object is made has a profound effect on its perceived worth. This is because we inhabit a world full of...

Challenge conventions

To encourage an inquisitive and open-minded approach, each course is designed with collaboration at its core, and a curriculum built to challenge.

An unparalleled campus

AUB has one of the best specialist campuses in the UK. We’ve worked with world-leading architect Sir Peter Cook to create unique spaces where students are never stuck for inspiration or space. Allowing you to gain the skills and confidence to step into the creative industries.

Inside the Drawing Studio
Innovation Studio, photographed by Richard Bryant. Photo of an interior space, with several people sat working at tables. A rectangle-shaped railing is in the middle of the room.
Students at work in Fashion studios
A man viewed from the side in a workshop working with a machine.
Fashion shoot inside the drawing studio

A network beyond AUB

AUB mirrors professional practice with a strong emphasis on innovation. Courses are supported by a global network of industry professionals and alumni, giving you a head-start before you even graduate.

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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