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American Studies and English, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
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On this unique degree in American Studies and English at the University of Nottingham you will gain new perspectives and a deeper understanding of the world by learning more about yourself and your outlook on life.


As an American and Canadian studies and English 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.

An a graduate of this degree you will have excellent communication skills, an eye for detail and close analysis, and the intelligence and flexibility to undertake any form of specific career training.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      4 years full-time including optional year abroad

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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
  • Immigration and Ethnicity in the United States
  • The American Pop Century

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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 (5 in English 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

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


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