American Studies Degrees in the UK
Introduction to American Studies
An American Studies degree explores the history, development and diversity of one of the most powerful countries on the planet. Modules will cover topics such as music, film, politics, literature and history, informing you on how America came to be in its current position as a global super power.
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Students will be introduced to core aspects of American culture and life in the first year of study, taking in the defining moments of American history. In the second year, students are invited to choose from a wide variety of topics to focus on. Almost all UK universities offer the chance for students to spend a year abroad in America or Canada in their third year of study, before completing their final dissertation piece.
Graduate American Studies Careers and Salary
American Studies graduates can progress into a wide variety of different industries and sectors, including teaching, journalism, politics, research and marketing.
- Average starting professional salary: £20,000
- Average starting non-professional salary: £17,000
Source: Higher Education Statistics Agency, Destination of Leavers from Higher Education 2016-17.
American Studies UK Entry Requirements
- Typical International Baccalaureate requirements: Minimum 32 points.
- Typical A-levels requirements: ABB including English or history.
- Typical IELTS requirements: 6.5 overall, with no lower than 6.0 in any one component.
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Please note that entry requirements vary for each UK university.
Where can I study American Studies in the UK?
To learn more about the best American Studies courses in the UK, find details on the top ten ranking American Studies universities in the Guardian University Guide 2020 below:
- University of Birmingham
- Swansea University
- University of Sussex
- University of East Anglia
- University of Portsmouth
- University of Hull
- University of Winchester
- University of Essex
- University of Nottingham
- University of Keele
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