Arts University Bournemouth Rankings

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Ranking Category
#5919 of 14,131 In the World
#1418 of 2,785 In Europe
#151 of 163 In the United Kingdom
#121 of 131 In England
#2 of 2 In Poole

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Highest Degree
Acceptance rate

* Arts University Bournemouth is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Arts University Bournemouth.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes TBD
Biology No No No
Business Yes Yes TBD
Chemistry No No No
Computer Science Yes Yes TBD
Economics No No No
Engineering No No No
Environmental Science No No No
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes TBD
Mathematics No No No
Medicine No No No
Physics No No No
Psychology Yes Yes TBD
Foundation Degree Communication Arts, Fashion Design, Interior Design, Media Studies, Photography, Visual Arts
Bachelor's Honours Degree Acting, Art Management, Cinema and Television, Design, Fashion Design, Film, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Media Studies, Painting and Drawing, Performing Arts, Photography, Theatre
Master's Degree (taught) Fashion Design, Fine Arts, Photography

Arts University Bournemouth alumni

  1. Edgar Wright

    Edgar Wright
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    1974-.. (age 50)
    writeractortelevision directormanufacturertelevision actor

    Edgar Howard Wright is an English filmmaker and actor. He is known for his fast-paced and kinetic, satirical genre films, which feature extensive utilisation of expressive popular music, Steadicam tracking shots, dolly zooms and a signature editing style that includes transitions, whip pans and wipes. He began making independent short films before making his first feature film A Fistful of Fingers in 1995. Wright created and directed the comedy series Asylum in 1996, written with David Walliams. After directing several other television shows, Wright directed the sitcom Spaced (1999–2001), which aired for two series and starred frequent collaborators Simon Pegg and Nick Frost.

  2. Freya Allan

    Freya Allan
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    2001-.. (age 23)

    Freya Allan is an English actress. She is best known for her role as Princess Cirilla of Cintra in the Netflix series The Witcher. She also appears as young Sam in the 2021 film Gunpowder Milkshake, as the younger version of The Widow in the AMC series Into the Badlands, and as Mae in the upcoming film Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes.

  3. Nick Knight

    Nick Knight
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    1958-.. (age 66)
    film directorfashion photographerphotographerdirector

    Nicholas David Gordon Knight is a British fashion photographer and founder and director of He is an honorary professor at University of the Arts London and was awarded an honorary Ph.D. by the same university. He has produced books of his work including retrospectives Nicknight (1994) and Nick Knight (2009). In 2016, Knight's 1992 campaign photograph for fashion brand Jil Sander was sold by Phillips auction house at the record-breaking price of HKD 2,360,000.

  4. Joe Cornish

    Joe Cornish
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    1968-.. (age 56)
    writercomedianactorfilm criticexecutive producer

    Joseph Murray Cornish is an English comedian and filmmaker. With his long-time comedy partner, Adam Buxton, he forms the comedy duo Adam and Joe. In 2011, Cornish released his directorial debut Attack the Block. He also co-wrote The Adventures of Tintin with Steven Moffat and Edgar Wright, and Ant-Man, with Wright, Adam McKay, and Paul Rudd.

All 13 notable alumni

Arts University Bournemouth faculties and divisions

School : Arts Art Education, Fashion Design, Film, Fine Arts, Painting and Drawing, Photography
School : Design Design, Fashion Design, Graphic Design
School : Media Media Studies, Photography

General information

Alternative names AUCB
Founded 1885

Location and contacts

Address Wallisdown
Poole, BH12 5HH
United Kingdom
City population 145,000

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