Wallisdown, Poole, BH12 5HH, UK
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The Arts University Bournemouth

Poole, Poole

Contact The Arts University Bournemouth

Phone 01202 533011
Fax 01202 537729
Web www.aucb.ac.uk
Email [email protected]
88% Overall Satisfaction
11% Time in Lectures
28% Course Work
£9,000 Max Fee
£6,846 Average Uni Accomodation
£5,397 Private Accomodation
94% Go on to work or study
88% Employed after 6 months
£17,790 Average Salary
312 Average UCAS Points
< 120 Lowest UCAS Points
2% 1st Class Degree

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About The Arts University Bournemouth

Address and Location

Arts University Bournemouth (formerly The Arts University College at Bournemouth and The Arts Institute at Bournemouth) is a further and higher education university college based in Poole, specialising in arts, performance, design, and media. Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) was named No.1 creative university in the which? University 2012 survey.

Background and History

Established in 1885 as a specialist institution, Arts University Bournemouth is now a leading University offering high quality specialist education in art, design, media and performance across the creative industries. AUB is one of only fifteen higher education institutions in the UK devoted solely to the study of art, design and media. The University has been providing specialist education for over a century and enjoys a strong reputation, both nationally and internationally.

Location and Accessibility

The University is situated between Bournemouth and Poole in Dorset on the South Coast of England. Bournemouth has a large cosmopolitan student population and one of the most vibrant club scenes outside London. London itself is less than two hours away and is easily reached by regular train and coach services or via good motorway links. Bournemouth and Southampton both have international airports providing good value flights to more than 50 destinations. Bournemouth airport is currently undergoing a £45 million redevelopment programme which will include the installation of Cat III navigation and lighting aids, a new international arrivals hall, plus improved check in, security and departure hall facilities. The redevelopment will be phased over the next couple of years. There are also regular sea crossings to the Continent from Poole and Southampton.

What's on Offer

Foundation courses through to postgraduate research, Extended Diploma, Foundation Diploma, BA (Hons) MA, MPhil, PhD

Entry Requirements

The entry requirements for FE diploma and Foundations diplomas vary, however as a general rule they require:

  • 4 GCSE passes at grade C or above (including English, Maths and Art/Design/Media- or Intermediate GNVQ in Art and; Design (Level 2), preferably Merit or Distinction grade.
  • Plus two A-Level or vocational A level passes at grade C or above (for the Foundation Diploma)

Entry to undergraduate courses vary. For prospective Masters and PhD students a first or upper second class BA or Master's is required. For more information on entry requirements visit the university website.

Accommodation at The Arts University Bournemouth

As Bournemouth and Poole are major tourist towns there is a wide range of accommodation available and it is much cheaper than other parts of the country, such as London.

There are three types of accommodation available for students:

- Halls of residence on campus and in Bournemouth town centre

- Privately rented self-catering accommodation - houses or flats shared with other students or with the landlord, or living on your own in a studio flat

- Living with a host family in a private home, often with breakfast and evening meal provided

Courses & Fees

The University offers courses in the following subject areas: Art, Graphics, Architecture, Film, Photography, Fashion and Performance

Tuition Fees

Whether you pay tuition and exam registration fees will depend upon your age. You will be required to pay a small annual course material fee to cover the cost of the supplies you will use throughout the year. You will not have to pay Tuition Fees if you are under 19 on 1st September of the year that your course commences. For students over 19 the fee for courses is currently £2000 (full-time) and £850 (part-time) per annum. For students over 24 the fee for courses are currently £4000 (full-time) and £850 (part-time) per annum. You will have to pay Tuition Fees if you are an international student.

Facilities at The Arts University Bournemouth

Academic Facilities

The Gallery at Arts University Bournemouth offers a unique space in the South West for the arts including design, media and performance. Showcasing work from contemporary artists, The Gallery has forged important links with regional arts organisations including: Aspex, Russell Cotes Art Gallery and Museum, Dorset Visual Arts and Arts Bournemouth. The Gallery runs a number of artist talks, events and film nights to support the exhibition programme. The library is a state of the art building, the design of which reflects both attention to detail and the use of high quality materials and landscaping.

The Library has over 50,000 books covering a huge range of art, design, media and performance subjects, with a further collection of more than 45,000 e-books all of which can be found and accessed through the Library catalogue. In addition the Library has over 300 specialist journal titles on the shelves, with many available online.

Did you know?

The University is a compact institution with over 3,000 students based on one campus. Students are based within one campus which is located in Poole, next to Bournemouth University and Wallisdown. The Campus houses specialist workshops and workspaces, a Gallery, a Museum of Plastics and a Library. The Enterprise Pavilion (EP) on the campus is a unique, independent initiative to develop, attract and retain new creative businesses in the South West.

Notable Alumni

Simon Beaufoy, screenwriter of Slumdog Millionnaire, 127 Hours and The Full Monty

Paul Campion, visual effects on Clash of the Titans and X-Men: The Last Stand

Joe Cornish, writer/director of Attack the Block, writer of The Adventures of Tintin

Chris Dickens, editor of Slumdog Millionaire, Paul and Submarine

Mel Giedroyc, writer of French and Saunders

Nick Knight, renowned fashion photographer

Suri Krishnamma, director of A Man of No Importance

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BA (Hons) Acting

Poole, Poole
Type: Full Time

Acting course is provided by The Arts University Bournemouth and is available Full Time, you can visit The Arts University Bournemouth website to find out more information and how to apply.

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BA (Hons) Creative Events Management

Poole, Poole
Type: Full Time

Creative Events Management course is provided by The Arts University Bournemouth and is available Full Time, you can visit The Arts University Bournemouth website to find out more information and how to apply.

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BA (Hons) Animation Production

Poole, Poole
Type: Full Time

Animation Production course is provided by The Arts University Bournemouth and is available Full Time, you can visit The Arts University Bournemouth website to find out more information and how to apply.

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BA (Hons) Architecture

Poole, Poole
Type: Full Time

Architecture course is provided by The Arts University Bournemouth and is available Full Time, you can visit The Arts University Bournemouth website to find out more information and how to apply.

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BA (Hons) Costume

Poole, Poole
Type: Full Time

Costume course is provided by The Arts University Bournemouth and is available Full Time, you can visit The Arts University Bournemouth website to find out more information and how to apply.

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BA (Hons) Commercial Photography

Poole, Poole
Type: Full Time

Commercial Photography course is provided by The Arts University Bournemouth and is available Full Time, you can visit The Arts University Bournemouth website to find out more information and how to apply.

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BA (Hons) Creative Writing

Poole, Poole
Type: Full Time

Creative Writing course is provided by The Arts University Bournemouth and is available Full Time, you can visit The Arts University Bournemouth website to find out more information and how to apply.

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BA (Hons) Dance

Poole, Poole
Type: Full Time

Dance course is provided by The Arts University Bournemouth and is available Full Time, you can visit The Arts University Bournemouth website to find out more information and how to apply.

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BA (Hons) Design

Poole, Poole
Type: Full Time

Design course is provided by The Arts University Bournemouth and is available Full Time, you can visit The Arts University Bournemouth website to find out more information and how to apply.

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BA (Hons) Fine Art

Poole, Poole
Type: Full Time

Fine Art course is provided by The Arts University Bournemouth and is available Full Time, you can visit The Arts University Bournemouth website to find out more information and how to apply.

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BA (Hons) Fashion Branding and Communication

Poole, Poole
Type: Full Time

Fashion Branding and Communication course is provided by The Arts University Bournemouth and is available Full Time, you can visit The Arts University Bournemouth website to find out more information and how to apply.

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BA (Hons) Film Production

Poole, Poole
Type: Full Time

Film Production course is provided by The Arts University Bournemouth and is available Full Time, you can visit The Arts University Bournemouth website to find out more information and how to apply.

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BA (Hons) Fashion

Poole, Poole
Type: Full Time

Fashion course is provided by The Arts University Bournemouth and is available Full Time, you can visit The Arts University Bournemouth website to find out more information and how to apply.

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BA (Hons) Graphic Design

Poole, Poole
Type: Full Time

Graphic Design course is provided by The Arts University Bournemouth and is available Full Time, you can visit The Arts University Bournemouth website to find out more information and how to apply.

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BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design

Poole, Poole
Type: Full Time

Interior Architecture and Design course is provided by The Arts University Bournemouth and is available Full Time, you can visit The Arts University Bournemouth website to find out more information and how to apply.

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BA (Hons) Illustration

Poole, Poole
Type: Full Time

Illustration course is provided by The Arts University Bournemouth and is available Full Time, you can visit The Arts University Bournemouth website to find out more information and how to apply.

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BA (Hons) Modelmaking

Poole, Poole
Type: Full Time

Modelmaking course is provided by The Arts University Bournemouth and is available Full Time, you can visit The Arts University Bournemouth website to find out more information and how to apply.

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BA (Hons) Make-up for Media and Performance

Poole, Poole
Type: Full Time

Make-up for Media and Performance course is provided by The Arts University Bournemouth and is available Full Time, you can visit The Arts University Bournemouth website to find out more information and how to apply.

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BA (Hons) Performance Design and Film Costume

Poole, Poole
Type: Full Time

Performance Design and Film Costume course is provided by The Arts University Bournemouth and is available Full Time, you can visit The Arts University Bournemouth website to find out more information and how to apply.

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BA (Hons) Photography

Poole, Poole
Type: Full Time

Photography course is provided by The Arts University Bournemouth and is available Full Time, you can visit The Arts University Bournemouth website to find out more information and how to apply.

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