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BA American Studies / Careers

Year of entry: 2021

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Career opportunities

Study American Studies at Manchester and you will come away with a range of versatile skills that can be applied to various roles across a host of industries, including writing, publishing, journalism, librarianship, teaching and marketing.

You will have various opportunities to improve your skills and make yourself more employable through your course, as well as through events, schemes and guidance provided by the University Careers Service. These range from work experience and mentoring to networking events and workshops.

If you study abroad as part of your degree, you will be able to broaden your horizons by experiencing new cultures and forming new networks during your period overseas.

Find out more on the careers and employability  page.

The University has its own dedicated  Careers Service  that you would have full access to as a student and for two years after you graduate. At Manchester you will have access to a number of  opportunities to help boost your employability .