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BA American Studies / Overview

Year of entry: 2021

Degree awarded
Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Duration
4 years
Typical A-level offer

AAB-ABB+, including an essay-based subject such as English, History, or Politics.

Typical contextual A-level offer (what is this?)
ABB to include an essay-based subject such as English, History or Politics. General Studies is welcomed but not normally included as part of the standard offer.
Typical International Baccalaureate offer

35 points overall, with 6,6,5 in Higher Level subjects

Full entry requirements

How to apply
Apply through UCAS .

Course overview

  • Examine the full range of history, politics, literature, and popular culture of the USA.
  • Spend the entirety of your third year in the US or Canada at one of our partner institutions in California, New Jersey, Tennessee or Toronto.
  • Benefit from the heritage and expertise we have developed as the UK's longest-established American Studies programme.
  • High-scoring (90%) for student satisfaction in the 2020 National Student Survey, and ranked 3rd in the UK for American Studies (Complete University Guide 2020).
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American Studies

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Fees

Tuition fees for home students commencing their studies in September 2021 will be £9,250 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £19,500 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
Lindsey Murtha
Email
Website
http://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/subjects/american-studies/
School/Faculty overview

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