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American Studies allows you to understand the United States from a literary and historical perspective. On this course, you’ll study landmark historical events, novels, films, comic books, photographs and paintings. In doing so, you’ll gain in-depth critical insight into the key moments and debates that have animated the history and culture of the United States.
You’ll discover the events and forces that shaped the United States, deepening your understanding of how this powerful nation moulds and influences the cultural, political and economic lives of its own peoples and the world.
You’ll explore the subject through a mix of seminar classes and academic tutorials. You’ll engage in debate and creative discussion, while choosing your own specialist pathway though the subject.
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Degree Subject: Humanities or Social Sciences. Degree Classification: UK BA (Hons) 2.1 or equivalent. Special Entry Requirements: A 3000 word essay from your previous degree should be uploaded to your online application. For more information see our website.
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