Arts University Bournemouth

Arts University Bournemouth


Established in 1883 as a specialist institution, Arts University Bournemouth is a leading University offering high quality specialist education in Arts, Design, Media and Performances.

Arts University Bournemouth are a leading arts university for the creative industries. They relentlessly innovate, collaborate and connect in ways that turn creative talent into careers. Lecturers consist of teachers, researchers, industry practitioners and technicians who are on campus to support students with their studies and help them to achieve outstanding outcomes.

The university has been awarded Gold by the TEF (Teaching Excellence Framework) by HEFCE which assesses the quality of teaching, received for delivering consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for our students.

Arts University Bournemouth has an average graduate employment rate over the last five years of 97%, one of the highest in the UK.

Contact Information
Contact Number:

01202 533 011

Contact Email:
Head Office Address:
Wallisdown, Poole, Dorset BH12 5HH
Course Details
Number of Courses:


Type of Courses:

Postgraduate, BA (Hons); Foundation Course, Summer Courses

Key Course Titles:

BA (Hons) – Fashion
BA (Hons) – Fashion Branding and Communication
BA (Hons) – Textile

Course Fees:

£9,250 per year

International Fees:

BA (Hons) Degree – £16,950 per year
12 month Postgraduate Taught MA, £16,950 per year
Postgraduate Research MPhil/PhD, £19,930 per year

Pre-degree courses:
Diploma in Art and Design or Media Foundation Studies, £13,250
Intensive Foundation Diploma (IFD) £13,250

Key Fashion Course Tutor Name:

BA (Hons) Fashion:
Iain Archer – Course Leader
01202 363 228

Course Information
Head Office Phone Number: 01202 363 131
Press Office Phone Number: 01202 363 812
Press Office Email:
Admissions Phone Number: 01202 363228
University Rankings:

The University is now ranked as a ‘Top 50 UK University’, having risen 12 places in the last Complete University Guide league table rankings.

Additional Course Information
Awards & Nominations:

BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design course has been recognised as a centre of excellence by The Queen’s Anniversary Prize 2017 by the Royal Aniversary Trust.

Alumni achievement is evidenced by numerous international awards including Oscar nominations in costume design and extensive involvements in high-profile and internationally successful UK television productions, including “Downton Abbey” and “Sherlock”.

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