American Studies in the UK

American Studies in the UK

Career options, entry requirements and rankings for American Studies.

UK American Studies Courses

Introduction to American Studies

American Studies explores the history, development and diversity of one of the most powerful countries on the planet. Modules will cover topics such as music, film, politics, literature and history, informing you on how America came to be in its current position as a global super power.

Your American Studies Application

SI-UK can help you apply to study American Studies in the UK. Get started today and arrange your free consultation at an SI-UK office or via Skype.

Students will be introduced to core aspects of American culture and life in the first year of study, taking in the defining moments of American history. In the second year, students are invited to choose from a wide variety of topics to focus on. Almost all UK universities offer the chance for students to spend a year abroad in America or Canada in their third year of study, before completing their final dissertation piece.

Graduate American Studies Careers

American Studies graduates move into teaching, journalism, politics and research.

American Studies UK Entry Requirements 

  • Typical International Baccalaureate requirements: Minimum 32 points.
  • Typical A-levels requirements: ABB including English or history.
  • Typical IELTS requirements: 6.5 overall, with no lower than 6.0 in any one component.
IELTS Preparation Classes

If you need to improve your IELTS score ahead of beginning an American Studies degree, sign up for IELTS classes in SI-UK India Office today.

Please note that entry requirements vary for each UK university.

Where can I study American Studies in the UK?

To learn more about the best American Studies courses in the UK, find details on the top ten ranking American Studies universities in the Guardian University Guide 2019 below:

  1. University of East Anglia
  2. University of Essex
  3. University of Sussex
  4. University of Birmingham
  5. University of Winchester
  6. University of Nottingham
  7. University of Hull
  8. Swansea University
  9. University of Portsmouth
  10. University of Leicester

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  • Study at University of Glasgow
  • Study at University of Kent
  • Study at University of Oxford
  • Study at University of East Anglia
  • Study at London School of Economics
  • Study at Kings College London
  • Study at University of Liverpool