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Arts University Bournemouth

Arts University Bournemouth

Check whether Arts University Bournemouth is right for you as an international student.

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Poole, UK
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Study abroad at Arts University Bournemouth

Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) is a leading arts university for the creative industries. The University takes pride in providing a vibrant and caring environment to help students thrive. All courses take place on a single campus with modern buildings and attractive surroundings. On-campus there is a refectory/canteen, Arts Bar and a café, plus communal student areas as well as an active student union that organizes events.

Bournemouth is a very lively and friendly seaside town, situated on the south coast of the UK, with many shops, bars and cafés and a growing creative community; it’s just two hours from London.

The University has students from over 60 countries. Each program has a number of places for overseas students – this ensures there’s a varied mix of individuals from different backgrounds.

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Why study at Arts University Bournemouth?

  • Excellent Teaching

    Awarded Gold on the TEF (Teaching Excellence Framework) by HEFCE

  • Modern campus

    Industry standard art and media technology

  • Employment

    Average graduate employment rate over the last five years of 97%

  • Social responsibility

    AUB Human enables students to use their work for addressing global issues

Life as an international student

Throughout the year the international office can provide information about current events, the campus, the local area and student life. They also organize get-togethers to meet other students like you, and at the start of the academic year there’s an orientation program for all European and International students.

Once you’ve started on a course, international students can get help and advice from the International Office and Student Services and learning support; this includes help with improving academic English, and is available from a specialized team of academic tutors.

Student life & facilities

Group of students planning a presentation in a living room
  • Library
    • Individual Study Rooms
    • Computer labs
    • Quiet Areas
    • Museum
  • Praying Rooms
    • Workshops
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Bars
    • Restaurants
    • Cafe’s
  • IT Support
    • Campus Wireless Connectivity

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Fees and funding

Arts University Bournemouth keeps its fees at the lowest possible levels and has a thorough quality assurance procedure to ensure a high standard of teaching and resources for students on all courses.

Foundation - £13,250 / program Undergraduate tuition - £16,950 / year Graduate tuition - £16,950 / program

All full-time Pre-degree and bachelor's students who pay annual fees in full by 1st August receive a 10% tuition fee discount.

All full-time master's students who pay in full by 1st August will be given a 10% discount on their annual tuition fee.

Scholarships for academic achievement (master's only)

All applicants who hold a 2.1 degree or equivalent will be eligible for a Scholarship of 10% off the cost of the course.

Relevant workplace experience

Applicants from a non-degree background or applicants applying with relevant/equivalent work experience will be eligible for a scholarship of 10% of the cost of the program.


Arts University Bournemouth

Wallisdown, Poole, Dorset BH12 5HH

Bournemouth and Poole offer plenty to do, from nightlife to sport, and from countryside to town. A town with two universities; the local area is buzzing with students.

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Visa requirements for Arts University Bournemouth

Many international students will require a visa to study in the UK, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

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