hlavní stránka The Arts University College at Bournemouth
Wallisdown, Dorset county
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4 courses ~ 264 582 Kč (rok)
11 courses 152 288 Kč - 264 582 Kč (rok)
The Arts University College at Bournemouth (AUCB), established in 1885 is a specialist University College dedicated to the study of art, design, media and performance. The university college offers courses ranging from film production, illustration and graphic design, architecture and events management through to fashion, photography and acting. The school has gained a particular reputation in lens-based media and is now recognised as one of the best film schools in Europe. Graduates have been known to win the very highest accolades in film and media including BAFTs, Oscars, Emmys and RTS Awards.
AUCB offers a great environment for students who wish to develop their skills and to succeed in an increasingly competitive job market. Collaborative projects and close links with the teachers and creative industries support and enhance the superb facilities the school has.
There are approximately 3000 students in AUCB and they are all are studying in one attractive campus which is situated between Bournemouth and Poole on the South Coast of England.
Bournemouth has a large cosmopolitan student population and vibrant nightlife, making it a lively and interesting place for all students. The capital - London is less than two hours away and is easily reached by regular train and coach services or via good motorway links.
Studies in AUCB are divided across taught hours, studio and/or work environment time, and independent study. Excellent professional and technical support is available and students are encouraged to experiment and work collaboratively on self initiated projects.
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Why study in The Arts University College at Bournemouth?
· Programs specialised in arts, design, media and performance;
· year 0 program – the possibility to apply for a preparatory year in order to apply for the Honours Degree courses;
· personal approach – student/tutor ratio, more individually focused teaching methods from staff who will know you and your work;
· good facilities - well-equipped studios, workshops and the relevant tools and equipment and a well equipped library that has over 45,000 books and more than 40,000 e-books covering a huge range of art, design and media subjects.
About the UK
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (which is usually shortened to just the UK or United Kingdom) is a political union made of up of four countries, England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
The UK is still a major political and economic force in the world, with membership in the G8 and an economy that is the fifth largest in the world and second largest in Europe. The UK’s colonial history also means that it has been subject to a multitude of international influences and influxes of people, helping to create the multi-cultural society that exists today.
Education in the UK
Hundreds of thousands of international students study in the UK each year, making studying in the UK the number two choice for international students in the world, second only to the USA. For students worldwide that would like an English-language education, what better place to study than the country that invented the language?
With traditions of excellence dating back hundreds of years, high class institutions at every corner and much more flexibility than many other countries, the United Kingdom has much to offer international students that other English-speaking countries cannot offer.
Studying in the UK will provide students with an academic qualification respected and valued throughout the world. It gives students the experience of living in the UK, providing them with a vibrant, energetic educational experience, whilst enabling them to enjoy charismatic surroundings and a traditional British culture.
Financing your studies in the UK
Besides savings, support of parents and relatives, scholarships and student jobs you can finance your studies in the UK by taking a student loan.
Positive side here is that you don’t need to start paying back your loans until you reach the repayment threshold. This means that you will start making repayments after you finish or leave your course, only if you are earning over the relevant repayment threshold for the country you are living in at that time. (9% what is over the minimal earnings needs to be paid back monthly).
More info: www.direct.gov.uk
Why study in the UK?
- Academic excellence - the quality and standard of UK higher education which combines the best elements of tradition and modernity.
- Worldwide recognition – the quality of UK education is recognised across the world by employers, universities and governments. When looking for work in the future, this can be a great selling point in your favour.
- Value for money – courses in the USA can be over $25,000 a year in tuition alone. Tuition for the majority of UK higher education institutions ranges from £6,000 to maximum of £9,000 a year. Unlike the equivalent programmes in the United States or Australia, most UK Masters programmes can be completed in one year.
- Improve your English skills – studying in the UK will give you the opportunity to improve your English language skills as English is the language of business, science and technology.
- Experience of living in the UK – a multi-cultural and multi-faith country which offers both strong tradition and a diverse culture to any international student choosing to study here.
- International education - the UK has always welcomed students from all over the world. Universities are used to looking after the welfare of non-UK students and have well-developed support services and social networks on campus. At postgraduate level, students from outside the UK form over 30% of the entire student body.
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The Halls of Residences normally start from about £50 per week, moving up to around £90 per week for some larger universities.
If you opt to not go the halls of residence option, you can always go and find your own accommodation. Rents can then range from anything from £35 for one week upwards depending on the standard of accommodation and the number of people you are going to split the costs.
- Food - if you buy your own food, try and budget in about £25 to £30 per week to purchase food supplies. You can of course be smart and save much more.
- DSL/ Internet - most companies charge a base of £5/ week for standard DSL in the UK.
- Bills - if you live in a house or apartment you will need to calculate water, heating and electricity into your budget - this can be anything from £10/week for all bills depending on the time of year.
- Travel - if you live away from University you will need to include travel expenses in your budget. This can be anything from £10/ week, more if you live in London.
- Study Materials - books, notepads, paper, printer cartridges are all things you will need and you should budget about £7/ week for this.
In average students should consider £6000-£8000 for living expenses depending on the location.
Accommodation in The Arts University College at Bournemouth
The Arts University College at Bournemouth has two halls of residence on campus – East and West House, offering a total of 100 en-suite study bedrooms. There is a laundry in each house for the use of all students residing in the halls. Each Halls of Residence has a payphone, and each room is allocated a lockable postbox.
Kitchens are located on each floor of the buildings. These are equipped with hob, oven, microwave, kettle, toaster, fridge, freezer, sink, lockable cupboards and preparation area. Kitchens and communal areas are cleaned on a daily basis.
AUCB has also a 24 en-suite rooms and 4 self-contained flatlets (with their own kitchen facilities) in Bourne Chambers halls of residence in Bournemouth town centre.
Each Halls of Residence study bedroom provides a broadband connection enabling connection to the Internet and access additional computing services, resources and facilities through the University College’s network. All halls of residence are strictly no smoking.
2011-12 prices for rooms in East and West House are £95.00 per week. Rooms in Bourne Chambers are £95 per week, with self-contained flatlets (which include kitchen facilities) ranging from £100 - £120 per week. All rents are inclusive of all bills.
For further information see: http://www.aucb.ac.uk/studentinformation/accommodation.aspx
International students who are studying on a course lasting longer than six months are normally allowed to work for 20 hours per week during term-time and unlimited hours during vacations. Students may find part-time jobs as administration assistants, receptionists, customer service assistants etc. Students may find job ads in newspapers or at school. Finding job may be difficult but if you really need and want it, you will find one.
You should keep in mind to have at least 4 month’s money before arrival as it may take time to find a job. If you don’t then it is advisable to work for some time before you start your studies.
Student jobs hourly wage minimum is around £4.83 per hour if you are aged 18-21 years and £5.80 per hour if you are 22 or over.
You can find more information about student jobs and job databases on the following pages: