BA American Studies / Overview
Year of entry: 2022
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- Degree awarded
- Bachelor of Arts (BA)
- 4 years
- Typical A-level offer
AAB-ABB+, including an essay-based subject such as English, History, or Politics.
- Typical contextual A-level offer
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.Find out more about contextual admissions.
- Refugee/care-experienced offer
Applicants who have been in local authority care for more than three months or have refugee status may be eligible for an offer two grades below the standard requirements.Find out more about contextual admissions.
- Typical International Baccalaureate offer
35 points overall, with 6,6,5 in Higher Level subjects
- How to apply
- Apply through UCAS .
- 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.
- Ranked 3rd in the UK for American Studies (Complete University Guide 2022).
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Tuition fees for home students commencing their studies in September 2022 will be £9,250 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £21,500 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).
- School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
- Contact name
- Lindsey Murtha
- +44 (0)161 275 3107
- School/Faculty overview
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