Department of American and Canadian Studies

Postgraduate Study

The Department of American and Canadian Studies offers a wide variety of taught programmes and postgraduate research degrees. Students benefit from an active and engaged academic community which enhances and empowers their postgraduate experience. Our postgraduate programme is one of the largest and best-supported in the country.

For those seeking research opportunities with us, the Department has a number of specialist areas. We have funding opportunities for masters and doctoral programmes available.



Postgraduate Taught Courses

MA in American Studies

MA in Comparative Literature

MA in Languages and Intercultural Studies


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Department of American and Canadian Studies

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Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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