American Studies (with a study abroad year)

Course Overview - American Studies (with a study abroad year)

**2nd in the UK for American Studies (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023)**

**4th in the UK for American Studies (Complete University Guide 2024)**

**About the course**

Intrigued by American culture, politics and history? Fascinated by the many facets of modern North American culture including literature, film, popular culture and art?

On this course, you’ll learn from one of the largest groups of academics dedicated to American Studies in the UK. Your teaching is underpinned by our cutting-edge research expertise. This includes...

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Course Information

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4 Years

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Sussex House
Undergraduate Admissions

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Points of Entry

Year 1, Year 2

Entry Requirements

A level



You should have a broad range of GCSEs 9-4 (A*-C), including good grades in relevant subjects.

Scottish Higher



If you are taking Advanced Highers we would normally expect you to have at least BBB.

Access to HE Diploma

Pass Diploma with at least 39 level 3 credits at Merit or above including 21-24 credits at Distinction. The Access to HE Diploma should be in the Humanities or Social sciences.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme



Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)



You should have a broad range of GCSEs 9-4 (A*-C), including good grades in relevant subjects.

Extended Project

We take the EPQ into account when considering your application and it can be useful in the summer when your results are released if you have narrowly missed the conditions of your offer. We do not routinely include the EPQ in the conditions of your offer but we sometimes offer alternative conditions that include the EPQ. If you wish to discuss this further please contact Admissions at

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Fees and funding

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,250
EU, International £21,500

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