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BA History and American Studies
Combine a specialist study of the United States with a range of diverse historical periods.

BA History and American Studies / Overview

Year of entry: 2017

Degree awarded
3 years
Typical A-level offer
AAB to include Grade A in History.
Typical International Baccalaureate offer

32 points overall (core points accepted), including 6 or 7 points in three Higher level subjects, one of which must be History

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants


How to apply
Apply through UCAS

Course overview

  • You are interested in history, politics and the popular cultures of the United States
  • You would like to choose subjects from a wide range of historical periods, from ancient times, through medieval to modern late 20th century
  • You want to benefit from the heritage and expertise we have developed as the UK's oldest American Studies programme

Open days

If you apply to us and receive an offer, you will be invited to one of the subject visit days.


Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2017 will be £9,250 per annum. Future inflationary increases will be applied to each subsequent year of the course, subject to government regulations on fee increases. Tuition fees for international students will be £17,000 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

Contact details

Academic department
School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
Contact name
Sian Moseley
(00 44) (0)161-275 3107
(00 44) (0)161-275 3098
Academic department overview

See: About us

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