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

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BA History and American Studies / Overview

Year of entry: 2019

Degree awarded
BA
Duration
3 years
Typical A-level offer
AAB
Typical contextual A-level offer (what is this?)
ABB, including A in History.
Typical International Baccalaureate offer

35 points overall (core points accepted), including 6,6,5 in three Higher level subjects (including 6 in History).

Full entry requirements

How to apply
Apply through UCAS

Course overview

  • Combine training in History with an immersion in the interdisciplinary field of American Studies.
  • Engage with a range of American literature, history, film, politics, and popular culture.
  • Pursue, in parallel with American Studies, the study of diverse historical periods, themes, cultures and sub-cultures.
  • Study at a university ranked 3rd in the UK for American Studies (Complete University Guide 2019) and 7th in the UK for History (QS World University Rankings 2018).

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Fees

Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2019 will be £9,250 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £18,500 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).

Contact details

School/Faculty
School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
Contact name
Rebekah Shaw
Telephone
(00 44) (0)161-275 3107
Facsimile
(00 44) (0)161-275 3098
Email
Website
http://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/subjects/american-studies/
School/Faculty overview

See: About us

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