Undergraduate courses for entry in 2021
- BA3 yearsT701
- BA4 yearsT702
- BA3 yearsQT37
- BA3 yearsVT17
Spend a semester studying in North America as part of our three-year courses
Study in North America for your entire third year as part of our four-year course
Study at one of the top three universities in the UK for American Studies
Complete University Guide and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020
Access to the Special Collections of The John Rylands Library, including The Upton Sinclair Collection and key source material on the history of the abolition of slavery
Why study American Studies at Manchester?
Home to the UK’s first American Studies department, we offer you the opportunity to explore over three centuries of American literature, history, music, politics and political culture, film, photography and cultural analysis.
Course units range from the colonial era to the contemporary moment and include topics such as Hollywood film, Hip-Hop and the visual culture of the US Empire. All our degrees offer you the chance to study at a partner
institution in the US or Canada. You can also read American Studies as a Joint Honours degree, alongside either English Literature or History.