Immerse yourself in American culture
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Deep dive into the United States’ rich arts, history and culture on one of the oldest American Studies courses in the UK.
We are ranked sixth in the UK for American Studies (Complete University Guide 2023).
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Exclusive access to collections
Manchester students have unparalleled access to exclusive collections at the John Rylands Library.
Access African American texts at the Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Race Relations Resource Centre.
A welcoming environment
American Studies at Manchester has an active community that welcomes students from all over the world.
You’ll make friends through course and society activities, and get support in your studies from older students through our peer-assisted student support scheme.
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