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American Studies

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School:University of East Anglia
Faculty:Arts and Humanities / Art, Media and American Studies
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:American/United States Studies/Civilization
Description:Study the United States from a literary and historical perspective. Through the exploration of great novels, landmark historical events, film, comic books, photographs and paintings, you will gain a detailed knowledge of the key moments and debates that have shaped the United States. You will get to grips with race, gender and civil liberties in America. You?ll see how US power has been projected around the world. You?ll consider the nation?s relationship with the history of the American West. And you?ll delve into anything from popular culture to the counterculture and the avant-garde.

Whichever path you choose through your studies, this degree will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of how America has shaped and been shaped by the world around us. You will learn about the relationship between culture and politics, while gaining an in-depth knowledge of the forces that transform societies and forge nations. The interdisciplinary approach at the heart of American studies will not only provide you with the analytical tools to better comprehend the United States, but also to grapple with the key political issues that shape our society today. You will develop as an advanced critical thinker, and as a practiced writer able to adopt different styles for different audiences. In particular, writing for the creative industries is explored through modules such as ?Fake News! American Journalism, History and Practice? and ?Writing the American Script?.
URL:American Studies at University of East Anglia
Course Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $26,576

Tuition fee is converted from £15,300 and is subject to change due to exchange rates.

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •   English 
  •   Mathematics 

Please refer to each course page for specific A Level and IB requirements.

Students studying for Canadian High School or Secondary School Diplomas, usually completing study in the twelfth grade, will be considered for entry to our undergraduate degree programmes. Most courses will require an overall score of between 70% and 80%.

For some disciplines, a slightly lower average percentage may be considered. Holders of the Diplome d'Etudes Collegiales (from Quebec) will also be considered.

Cost Notes : Tuition fee is converted from £15,300 and is subject to change due to exchange rates.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 05, 2018

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