Arts University Bournemouth

Arts University Bournemouth


About Arts University Bournemouth

Arts University Bournemouth is one of the most successful and most popular higher education specialists in the UK, with an excellent national and international reputation; it is committed to providing the highest quality, industry-relevant creative degrees. It currently offers over 20 degrees in art, design, media and performance, as well as a range of short courses, a unique postgraduate programme, and bespoke services to business.

The University is a creative community where staff and students share a passion for and a commitment to the disciplines of art, design, media and performance. Course leaders, lecturers and technicians all enjoy a wealth of practical experience in their subject areas and remain actively engaged in their own work through research and practice; this informs their approach to students’ learning. Industry Liaison Groups and Visiting Tutors from the creative industries also help ensure that staff and students are informed of current working practices and technological developments within these areas. Importantly, the University offers a specialist environment which reflects the way in which individuals and communities work together in the creative industries, giving students the professional skills, knowledge and confidence to realise their ambitions and to succeed in their chosen careers.

The specialist facilities at the University include purpose-built studios and extensive modern workshops; one of the largest, specialist libraries outside London; a spacious contemporary gallery; and the Museum of Design in Plastics.

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