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American Studies

University of Hull

48 months
14500 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Learn about the world’s leading superpower. And spend a year experiencing American college life through this American Studies from The University of Hull.

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The Civil War. The Cold War. Hollywood. Disney. Trump and his Tweets. There's nowhere in the world quite like the USA. And if you're fascinated by this vibrant, unique nation, then we're the university for you. The American Studies is offered by The University of Hull .

Our friendly, approachable academics are international experts in the field of American studies. You can specialise in history, literature or culture – just embrace the rich diversity of the subject.

With the extra confidence, independence and maturity that a year in America brings, you'll be a desirable candidate for all kinds of employers after graduation.

Once you’ve started your degree, if you choose not to spend a year overseas, you can switch over to the three year programme.

Six reasons to study American Studies at Hull

  • American Studies is ranked 1st in the UK for overall satisfaction, with a score of 100%
  • Opt to spend a full year at a US university
  • Extensive choice of US destinations
  • Study topics that the world is talking about
  • UK pioneers in teaching American studies
  • Follow your passions – wide choice of modules

Your future prospects

  • Broadcasting
  • Journalism
  • Teaching
  • Law
  • Public Relations
  • Politics

Spending a full year in America will boost your confidence, independence and maturity - desirable attributes for all kinds of employers.

The cultural awareness and transferable skills you’ll pick up will help you develop as a pers

Some of our alumni can be found in senior positions in the American Embassy and in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office; another is the President of the Foundation for International Education.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • American History – Birth of a Nation
  • American History: the American Century
  • Transformative Texts of American Literature
  • American Film and Society
  • America in Theory
  • American Revolutionary Readings

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Tariff points: 112 points. Points can be from any qualifications on the UCAS tariff, but must include at least 80 points from

  • A levels
  • BTEC Subsidiary Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma
  • CACHE Diploma or Extended Diploma
  • Irish Leaving Certificate
  • Scottish Highers
  • Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 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 Hull

729 - 1384 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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