American Studies MA

In the wake of “the American Century”, this is an exciting moment to be studying North America.
Year of entry
1 year full-time; 2 to 4 years part-time
Mode of study
Full-time Part-time
Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent)

7.0 (no less than 6.0 in any element)
UK/EU fees
International fees
Start date
September 2020
Course location
University Park
American and Canadian Studies


Course structure

I have been able to choose modules which match my interests in Black Power and the Civil Rights Movement as well as topics I haven’t previously examined in depth such as the Vietnam War and contemporary America, including Trump’s presidency.
Emily Potts, MA American Studies

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