American Studies with a Year Abroad (4 years) - Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
History, Philosophy and Theology
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What will you be working towards?
Learn about the world's leading superpower. And spend a year experiencing American college life through our exchange programme.
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.
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.
Spend a full year of study in the US, with a choice of more than 30 campuses - from California, New York and Maine to Arizona, Florida and Illinois.
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.
A foundation year is available for this course to boost your skills and knowledge if you don't quite meet our academic entry requirements.
80 Tariff Points
We expect applicants to demonstrate an experience of a related subject and an aptitude for academic work which may be determined by an essay and/or interview alongside the application.
Your next steps...
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 person and be useful in a variety of roles.
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.