B.A. On Campus

American and Canadian Literature, History and Culture (International Study)

University of Nottingham

48 months
20000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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Would you like to know more about American and Canadian history, literature and culture? Do you want to develop important skills to enhance your career options? If so, then this American and Canadian Literature, History and Culture (International Study) course at University of Nottingham  is perfect for you.


Key facts

Our expert-led courses let you design your degree to suit your strengths and interests. We offer optional modules on North American politics, music, art, film and television.

You will spend your third year studying at one of our partner institutions in the United States or Canada. The modules will complement and extend the subjects you have already encountered at Nottingham. You will benefit greatly by immersing yourself in the culture directly, and may wish to make time for independent travelling.

Why choose this American and Canadian Literature, History and Culture (International Study) course at University of Nottingham?

  • Spend a year in North America studying at a university in the United States or Canada
  • Immerse yourself in expert-led modules covering North American history, literature, art, music and film
  • Understand the impact of politics, religion, race and gender on America’s rise from colony to superpower
  • Sharpen important career skills by developing independent thinking, initiative and team working
  • Improve your writing and communication and become an active researcher
  • With our specialist advice and guidance you can study what excites you and follow your particular interests


As an American and Canadian studies graduate, you will have a variety of skills acquired from interdisciplinary study and exposure to a wide array of cultural perspectives.Our graduates are able to demonstrate adaptability, independence and initiative, among other desirable qualities. The skills you will gain are transferable to a wide range of roles within diverse sectors.

Programme Structure

Courses included

  • North American Regions
  • Key Texts in American Social and Political Thought
  • The American Pop Century
  • Contemporary North American Fiction
  • African American History and Culture
  • American Radicalism
  • The US and the World in the American Century: US Foreign Policy 1898-2008
  • American Violence: A History

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
    • The final deadline is 30 June. However, as admission to our courses is competitive, students should aim to apply by 26 January if possible.


480 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • We recognise that applicants have a wealth of different experiences and follow a variety of pathways into higher education.
  • Consequently we treat all applicants with alternative qualifications (besides A-levels and the International Baccalaureate) on an individual basis, and we gladly accept students with a whole range of less conventional qualifications including:
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • Advanced Diploma
  • BTEC Extended Diploma
  • This list is not exhaustive. The entry requirements for alternative qualifications can be quite specific; for example you may need to take certain modules and achieve a specified grade in those modules.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20000 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Nottingham

583 - 978 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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