What will I learn?

American Studies is the perfect course if you want to learn more about the history, literature, politics, film, art and popular culture of the United States. Whether your interests lie in the Civil War or the War on Terror, Walt Whitman or Walt Disney, this course will help you to develop your critical and imaginative skills in the context of the American experience and its global significances.If you want to gain an in-depth understanding of US society and how it has come to exert such a powerful influence on the modern world, Northumbria is the university for you. We have one of the largest concentrations of US specialists working outside North America. We also offer opportunities to spend a semester or a whole year at at one of our partner institutions located throughout the US, from New York to California.The cornerstones of American Studies are History and English, meaning our graduates have excellent employment prospects similar to students from those disciplines. Possible careers after successful completion of the course include journalism, publishing, teaching and government service.

Which department am I in?

Humanities

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£15,500.00 (15,72,008) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Sutherland Building,

Newcastle upon Tyne,

Northumberland,

NE1 8ST, England

Full time with time abroad (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£15,500.00 (15,72,008) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Sutherland Building,

Newcastle upon Tyne,

Northumberland,

NE1 8ST, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Advanced Placement Tests - Grade 3 or above in at least two tests (preferably three tests). All Undergraduate Programmes IELTS 6.0 minimum component 5.5.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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