The Arts University Bournemouth is now a leading University offering high quality specialist education in art, design, media and performance across the creative industries.

The University has been providing specialist education for over a century and enjoys a strong reputation, both nationally and internationally. The University has gained a particular reputation in lens-based media and is now recognised as one of the best film schools in Europe. Graduates have been known to win the very highest accolades in film and media including BAFTs, Oscars, Emmys and RTS Awards.

They remain passionate about their subjects and continue to encourage curiosity, risk-taking and adventure in exploring and pushing subject knowledge and its boundaries. The University provides staff and students with a well resourced environment in which to practise to the highest professional standards.


The industry experience and engagement of its academics, and the advice and guidance of its impartial careers service, mean that their students are provided with a wide range of subject-specific and generic advice on employability.

AUB places great importance on student involvement and there are many ways to become involved in University activities, through the system of student representation, and the Students’ Union. Their European Exchange programme can also offer exciting opportunities to study abroad as part of your course.

According to figures revealed by the Higher Education Statistics Agency, Arts University Bournemouth has the highest percentage of graduates entering employment and/or further study within six months of graduation out of all universities in the United Kingdom, at 97.4%.

Why study at Arts University Bournemouth?

· Programs specialised in arts, design, media and performance;

· Personal approach – student/tutor ratio, more individually focused teaching methods from staff who will know you and your work;

· Good facilities - well-equipped studios, workshops and the relevant tools and equipment and a well equipped library.