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American Studies, BA (Hons), with industry placement

Northumbria University, United Kingdom

 
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Subject ranking

Overall
UK / Guardian
53rd
Overall
UK / CUG
93rd
Overall
UK / The Times
124th

Costs

Course feesS$29.7K / year
Entertainment, books
food & rent
S$17K / year
Beer S$6
MacDonalds S$11
Cinema S$14
Coffee S$5
TotalS$46.7K / year

Entry requirements

A Level BBB
Diploma 2.9
International Baccalaureate 31

Scholarships

Northumbria Undergraduate Global Scholarship
£3000 for tuition
Unlimited quantity
Alumni Discount
20% for tuition
Unlimited quantity
Northumbria Postgraduate Global Scholarship
£2000 for tuition
Unlimited quantity
British Chevening Scholarships
100% for tuition and living expenses
Limited quantity

Information

Course
Code
T700(1)
Upcoming
Intakes
Sep 2024
Course
Website (External)
Pathway
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University
Information
WHATSAPP
+65 9650 3225
HOTLINE
+65 6333 1300

Duration

4 years
Graduate
2028
About the course

Course summary

American Studies is the perfect course if you want to learn more about the history, literature, politics, film, art and popular culture of the United States. Whether your interests lie in the Civil War or the War on Terror, Walt Whitman or Walt Disney, this course will help you to develop your critical and imaginative skills in the context of the American experience and its global significances.If you want to gain an in-depth understanding of US society and how it has come to exert such a powerful influence on the modern world, Northumbria is the university for you. We have one of the largest concentrations of US specialists working outside North America. We also offer opportunities to spend a semester or a whole year at at one of our partner institutions located throughout the US, from New York to California.The cornerstones of American Studies are History and English, meaning our graduates have excellent employment prospects similar to students from those disciplines. Possible careers after successful completion of the course include journalism, publishing, teaching and government service.

Modules

For a full list of the modules on your course, please access the course pages at www.northumbria.ac.uk

Assessment method

Your tutors will use a variety of teaching methods, which may include lectures, seminars, problem-based workshops, case discussions, practical activities, group work and tutorials. Teaching is backed up by a well-designed support system that will underpin your learning journey. You will have access to a Guidance Tutor with whom you can discuss any academic issues. Extensive feedback from both tutors and peers is built into the course.


What you will learn

For a full list of the modules on your course, please access the course pages at www.northumbria.ac.uk

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