United Kingdom, Bournemouth

Portfolio Preparation for Art, Design & Media

when 18 July 2017 - 4 August 2017
language English
duration 3 weeks
fee GBP 1595

Created for those who wish to explore a variety of art and design subjects, this course gives you an excellent opportunity to learn and experiment in a specialist environment and explore a range of artistic approaches to creative thinking and making.
During the course, you will develop a comprehensive portfolio showcasing your artistic work and be encouraged to consider your creative ideas and concepts. Through a mixture of workshops, tutor-led demonstrations and studio sessions, you will gain experience in different arts subjects using a variety of media, processes and techniques. Sessions will include Drawing and Illustration, Graphic Design, Fashion, Photography, Film, Architecture, Mixed Media and Print Making. You’ll be introduced to a range of materials and methods of working, and learn how to research and develop your ideas. Over 3 weeks you will produce work for your physical and digital portfolio with guidance and support from your tutors to improve your technical skills as well as developing your creative identity. Our tutors will also guide you through the important processes of how to showcase and present your work, including evaluation and critique, to allow you to reflect on your progress for future development.

Ideal for those considering an arts degree but who need to develop their portfolio, or want to experience a variety of arts subjects at higher education level, this course enables you to gain hands-on experience, increase your confidence in your creative abilities and make an informed decision about your artistic direction.

Target group

AUB Summer Courses are open to all those aged 15 or over at the time of taking the course. Our summer courses are attended by high school students, university students and creative professionals wishing to up-skill or change careers. No previous experience or skills are required for this course apart from an enthusiasm to learn.

Course aim

– Boost your career prospects
– Experience studying in a British University
– Learn from creative experts
– Share ideas, skills and talents with students from around the world

Credits info

University Students, who wish their home university to recognise and award credits for their summer programme, should first
check with their home institution so that they can assess and award credit as appropriate. The Arts University recommends
the course is equivalent to 1 - 4 U.S. credits and 3 - 9 ECTS credits. Students will be able to demonstrate their successful
course attendance and completion by presenting their course handbook and Completion Certificate.

Fee info

GBP 1595: Course Tuition
Please note our tuition fee includes all materials used within the course, teaching costs, plus admission fees for any day trips or study excursions that take place as part of your course.
GBP 955: £955 Halls of residence accommodation for students aged 18 years+, including breakfast and lunch on campus (Mon-Fri), and private transport to and from campus (Mon-Fri).

£1,155 Halls of residence accommodation for students aged 16 & 17 years, including breakfast and lunch on campus (Mon-Fri), private transport to and from campus (Mon-Fri) and 24 hour supervised student support.

£1,155 Homestay accommodation for students aged15 years+; carefully selected Homestay family, including full board meal plan of breakfast, lunch and dinner for the duration of stay, transport to and from campus (Mon-Fri) and access to 24hour pastoral care and support.


No scholarships or financial aid is available for AUB Summer Courses.

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