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American Studies and History, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

On American Studies and History at the University of Nottingham you will also study American and Canadian film, music, art, politics, literature and culture in the largest department of its kind in Europe.

You can also experience North America by choosing to study abroad for a year at an American or Canadian university (on the T704 degree course). The option to study abroad is dependent on your academic performance and the availability of places.

Careers

You will have an in-depth and wide-ranging knowledge of key periods, movements and developments within American and international history. You will have acquired the writing, presentation, and communication skills much sought after by today’s employers and will be able to apply your skills of critical thinking and independent research in the workplace.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      4 years full-time including optional year abroad

    Part-time
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Race, Power, Money and the Making of North America, 1607-1900
  • American Freedom? Empire, Rights and Capitalism in Modern US History, 1900-Present
  • Approaches to Contemporary American Culture 2: Developing Themes and Perspectives
  • Learning History

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • A level offer: ABB
  • IB score: 32 (including history at Higher Level)

Tuition Fee

  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Nottingham

  • 583 - 980 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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