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The MA American Studies programme at UEA offers a fascinating exploration of America in the 21st century. With a thematic approach, you'll delve into topics like race, gender, civil liberties, power, protest, and American popular culture. This programme equips you with critical skills and methodological training, preparing you for various career paths or further study at the doctoral level. Whether you're an American Studies graduate looking to deepen your expertise or a graduate of literature, history, or other disciplines seeking new perspectives, this programme is designed for you. With a 2.1 or equivalent degree in humanities or social sciences, you can embark on this exciting academic journey.

About the course

Understanding America in the 21st century is more essential than ever. Studying one of the world’s most significant superpowers at this fascinating moment of flux and change opens a wide range of pathways. 

Our MA degree in American Studies is organised thematically, covering topics such as race, gender and civil liberties; power and protest; and American popular culture and the avant-garde. Your studies will equip you with the critical skills and methodological training needed to pursue your interest in America from multiple disciplinary perspectives. It is excellent preparation for future employment in several fields, as well as the platform for doctoral research. 

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Entry Requirements

Bachelors (Hons) degree - 2.1 or equivalent

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Value: 10% tuition fee reduction
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10% tuition fee reduction


You are an Alumnus of UEA, or expect to become one, at the time of applying for an eligible postgraduate programme and are, and will remain, self-funded for the duration of the programme, (exemptions include PGCE, MBA, foundation, pre-Masters and postdoctorate diploma programmes).

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UEA offer a generous range of scholarships every year, including funding for specific countries, schools and subjects. Scholarships include £4-£5,000 awards for students from specific countries, sports scholarships, a £2,000 'Bright Futures' fee reduction for UK-based students and a 10% reduction in fees for UEA alumni.

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