Arts University Bournemouth (AUB)
Poole 0, BH12 5HH Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Established in 1885 as a specialist institution, Arts University Bournemouth is a leading University offering high quality specialist education in art, design, media and performance across the creative industries. We’re passionate about the creative subjects we teach and continue to encourage curiosity, risk-taking and adventure in exploring and pushing subject knowledge and its boundaries. THIS IS AUB. AN ENVIRONMENT TO SHAPE AND BUILD YOUR WORK; TO LEARN, SHARE, PROVOKE AND COLLABORATE. A creative community for original thinkers and inventive innovative makers where boundaries are pushed and creative alliances formed. A place from which convention is tested, the landscape altered and creative careers launched. A living, breathing, connected academic environment for creativity. We are a leading arts university for the creative industries. We relentlessly innovate, collaborate and connect in ways that turn creative talent into careers. EXCELLENT TEACHING Our staff are exceptional. They are inspiring teachers, researchers, industry practitioners and technicians who are all here to support you with your studies and help you to achieve outstanding outcomes. We’ve been awarded Gold by the TEF (Teaching Excellence Framework) by HEFCE which assesses the quality of teaching. We received this for delivering consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for our students. Our teaching is of the highest quality found in the UK. Also, our Diploma in Art and Design – Foundation Studies Programme is delighted to have achieved the ‘Outstanding’ rating in its 2018 Ofsted inspection – in all four areas. You can read more here and see the full report here. A CAMPUS LIKE NO OTHER AUB’s stunning state-of-the-art campus is a creative hub designed for specialists. With a backdrop of head-turning architecture, you’ll be in a community of like-minded makers and thinkers. Our campus is a catalyst to shape and build your work; to experiment, innovate, be curious and push boundaries. It’s where you will make amazing things happen. Our spaces are divided into villages, boulevards, green space and infrastructure. Our campus also has a real buzz about it. On route to the café you might pass a film crew, a woman in Elizabethan dress and a DJ. It’s a microcosm of the creative industries. AUB was voted the highest-ranked modern university in the South West by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018. We invest heavily in industry-standard technology and spaces that equip you for life in the creative industries. We want you to get used to the equipment and facilities you’ll find in the real world. Plus, you’re also surrounded by the New Forest, great beaches, and World Heritage Jurassic Coast. Bournemouth boasts great nightlife and culture too and London is just two hours away. TURNING CREATIVITY INTO CAREERS We’re a practical university with strong ambitions for our graduates to enjoy rewarding careers. AUB is the UK’s number one specialist university for employability according to results released by Times Higher Education, and in the top five overall*. Our average graduate employment rate over the last five years has been 97%** We consistently achieve outstanding employability results because of the quality of our teaching and our campus and facilities which prepare our students for employment. We are a gateway to the £92 billion creative industries, which is growing at a faster rate than the whole of the UK economy, accounting for 1 in 11 jobs. It’s a sector which can be rewarding, exciting and needs new ways of thinking. The creative industries need someone like you. Our alumni constantly return with incredible stories of things they’ve done, business they’ve created and awards they’ve won. * The 2017 TEF Metrics ranking compiled by Times Higher Education. ** The percentage of students in employment or undertaking further study according to DLHE 2012/13-2016/17. COLLABORATION ON EVERY CORNER The best work happens when different disciplines come together. Everyone here is a creator, and you’ll get the chance to collaborate with them. No creative subject stands alone at AUB. Cross fertilisation of ideas and techniques benefits everyone and it’s exactly how students will experience the real world. Our collaborations extend beyond courses that work together, to the wider university world and links with industry. Every year we also turn the university into the largest creative agency on the south coast for 24 hours. Sign up and you’ll have the opportunity to work on briefs from some of the most innovative brands today. Past briefs have come from Virgin, Bestival and the RNLI. AUB HUMAN Our AUB community works to make the world a better place, using creativity to offer solutions to the inequalities and injustices that they see in the world. Our students and staff are using their skills to engage with some of the most pressing issues that are facing the human race today, making a positive change for global good.
Courses and programs offered by Arts University Bournemouth (AUB)
DATES/DURATION: 2 weeks | 27th July – 7th August 2020
FEES: Course Fees: £1,995 | Including residential programme: £3,495
For students aged 13-14.
- Increase confidence in your artistic abilities
We offer a variety of 2 and 3 week Summer Courses open to students 13+, 15+ and 18+. For the younger student we are introducing the 2-WEEK CRE
Creative writing is becoming more and more important. These days, it’s just as integral to arts and entertainment as it is to business and commerce.
Our new BA (Hons) Fashion Branding and Communication (previously under the working title BA (Hons) Fashion Communication and Marketing) course will help you become a part o
Our Illustration graduates are working within the creative industries across a range of diverse visual Art
Visual Communication is a broad discipline, encompassing graphic design, image generation, typography and screen-based design. From the start, the
On this course you’ll learn practical, professional and entrepreneurial skills that equip you to work as part of a team, or even set up your own business.
ARCHITECTURE AS MAKING
On the course, you’ll prepare for professional practice (ARB/RIBA Part 1) and inv
These are just some of the projects being designed by student
With an international reputation, it is a leading course in its field, enabling students to progress into the diverse world of professional makers.
You’ll learn to use a wide range
Our students go on to create images for international magazines and newspapers, picture desks, ad agencies, fashion houses, and more.
On this course we aim to develop a visually expressive generation of fashion, documentary, editori
The course is visually led and encourages experimentation and risk-taking and all
But it starts right here with traditional 2D animation drawing, where fundamental skills of drawing and painting underpin the development of animation production in all its forms: hand-drawn, stop-motion and CGI
You can take a look at work by rec
Recently graduates have appeared in BBC dramas, at the Globe Theatre, Lyric Theatre and other London venues, UK national tours and at
The cultural and creative industries are a fast growing sector. The UK cultural industry
We aim to develop artists and makers, giving them the skills to respond creatively to opportunities and markets. You’ll finish with a degree and the skills to be a dance entrepreneur, capable of thinking about da
The “construction” of the “sites” of our interventions in the public sphere includes involvement with other institutions, governmental agencies and o
More specifically, the MA Animation Production will draw upon our institutional and team strengths to allow students to explore their practice in a postgradua
MA Fine Art is an opportunity to look at the familiar with a fresh, perhaps oblique perspective in order to explore how “detour” permits “access”(Jullien 2004) to more subtle yet more complex interpretations. What constitutes a meaningful and useful research methodology in one culture may be consi
The course allows you to further refine your creative identity, offering a bridge between HE and professional illustration practice. It offers a great opportunity for creative profession
Our graduates go on to play an active role in a wide range of communications businesses from design consultancies to media companies, publishers to packaging. And many set up their own companies.
Experimentation and discovery are important value
The MA Film Production is
Our graduating Fashion students scooped seven awards at Graduate Fashion Week 2018 – including the Graduate Fashion Week Gold Award.
Our course responds quickly to changing demands and opportunities and we have a repu
“The VFX industry has seen rapid growth and technological development over the last 15 or so years, evolving into a visual language that influe
The BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design course has recently been recognised as a centre of excellence by The Queen’s Anniversary Prize 2017. You can read more about this prestigious award on the page https://aub.ac.u
You will do this by systematically interrogating design practice, through using design methods to analyse and comprehend situations and behaviour and by generating alternative and novel visual solutions.
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by Martin Scheer from Germany
Introduction to Fashion Design Summer Course Website: https://aub.ac.uk/courses/summer-courses/fashion-design-summer/ 24 July -10 August 2018 On this course you’ll produce work for your physical and digital portfolio exploring subjects including Drawing and Illustration, Graphic Design, Fashion, Photography, Film, Architecture, Mixed Media and Print Making. You’ll be working on a series of themed projects across a mixture of art subjects and experiment and explore your own creative identity whilst also developing your understanding of key creative processes to enhance your work. Take a look at what they did in the recent Summer Course: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nZMRkWYhev4.read more
by Martin Scheer from Germany
Creative Photography Portfolio Website: https://aub.ac.uk/courses/summer-courses/photography-summer/ 24 July -10 August 2018 It’s a great way to improve your technical skills and understanding of visual imagery whilst developing a portfolio of work in a variety of photographic styles. The course incorporates studio shoots including still life, portraiture and commercial and a series of location shoots to capture some of the most impressive coastlines and landscapes in the area, as well as exploring urban photography. Visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5qbTPljQtFE for a short video of the 2017 Summer course to give you an idea what to expect in 2018.read more
by Martin Scheer from Germany
Complete Filmmaking Summer course Website: https://aub.ac.uk/courses/summer-courses/film-making-summer/ 24 July -10 August 2018 The course is comprehensive and covers a great deal of information. Working in small groups you will develop a screenplay, shooting script and storyboard for a short fiction film, taking part in pre-production tasks such as casting, and developing a narrative, before beginning the live film shoot and post-production sessions. Have a look at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YR0k7W2Zt_g to see a a short film of the Summer 2017 course. It will give you a good idea of what to expect.read more
by Martin Scheer from Germany
Portfolio Preparation for the Creative Arts Summer Course Website: https://aub.ac.uk/courses/summer-courses/portfolio-preparation-art-design-media/ 24 July -10 August 2018 On this course, you’ll produce work for your physical and digital portfolio exploring subjects including Drawing and Illustration, Graphic Design, Fashion, Photography, Film, Architecture, Mixed Media and Print Making. You’ll be working on a series of themed projects across a mixture of art subjects and experiment and explore your own creative identity whilst also developing your understanding of key creative processes to enhance your work. Take a look at what they did in the Summer 2017 Summer Course: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2rumNvjC1RQ.read more
Arts University Bournemouth (AUB)
Bournemouth, United Kingdomhttps://aub.ac.uk/