Arts University Bournemouth

Postgraduate Study

  • An MA is a chance to build on your achievements and study at an advanced level.
  • Our courses are for students who want to deepen their understanding of a subject.
  • As well as graduates from related courses, our MAs also attract students from a wide range of arts and humanities backgrounds, who have the discipline to study but want to broaden their knowledge in a new area.
  • Collaborative working offers our academic high flyers tremendous potential for innovation and creativity.
  • Our subject leaders will also challenge you to redefine your individual approach to your subject as you embrace the opportunity to focus on your chosen field.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

The 75 postgraduate students enrolled in the academic year 2014/15 comprise:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 87%
  • Part Time 13%


  • UK 40%
  • EU 20%
  • Other 40%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Creative arts & design 3 54 57
Architecture, building & planning 0 18 18

Subject Areas

  • Master of Architecture
  • Animation Production
  • Film Production
  • Fine Art
  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration
  • Commercial Photography

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

Postgraduate Fees and Funding

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2016–2017):

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £6,500
Mixed £6,500
Laboratory £12,000
Clinical -