College of Arts and Humanities  - Swansea University

Bachelor in American Studies (3 year) - Grado en Estudios Americanos

College of Arts and Humanities - Swansea University
  • Imparte:
  • Modalidad:
  • Precio:
    Annual tuition fees for entry in the academic year 2015/16 are as follows:
    UK/EU 9,000
    International £12,500
  • Comienzo:
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  • Lugar:
    Reino Unido
  • Duración:
    3 Años
  • Condiciones:
    You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page.
  • Idioma:
    El Curso se imparte en Inglés
  • Titulación:
    BA American Studies (3 year)
  • Otras Convocatorias:


    The American Studies programme aims to cover all aspects of American civilization, examining history, literature, politics, society and popular culture from the discovery and founding of the “New World” up to and including the ever-changing modern face of the most influential nation on the planet.


    Our preferred offer for UK applicants is BBB-BBC at A-level. However, flexible offers are made on review of the application form, after taking into consideration the subjects studied, predicted or achieved grades, reference and personal statement. For candidates offering the International Baccalaureate 32-30 points. We ask for Welsh Baccalaureate plus BC at A-level. Access candidates should have 15 Distinctions and 18 Merits.


    Year 1 (Level 4)
    HE Level 4 Degree / HECert
    Students choose 120 credits from the following:

    Compulsory Modules

    The American Experience 1492-2000
    The Contours of American Politics
    Introduction to American Literature and Culture

    Optional Modules
    Choose Maximum Of 60 credits from the following Modules:

    Theories of War
    War and Warfare in the Modern World
    The Fundamental Questions of Philosophy
    Ethics, Justice, and Society
    Introduction to Film Studies
    Hollywood: A History of American Film
    War and Peace in the Nuclear Age
    Politics and the People
    What is Politics and International Relations?

    Elective Modules

    Year 2 (Level 5)
    HE Level 5 Degree / HEDip
    Students choose 120 credits from the following:

    Compulsory Modules
    Topics in American Studies II:

    Optional Modules
    Choose Minimum Of 100 credits from the following Modules:

    NOTE : It is recommended that students should take 80 credits of AM modules. Students must select 60 credits from each teaching block.

    Crime Story: American Hard-Boiled Fiction and Film Noir
    Race and Ethnicity: American Perspectives
    Topics in American Studies II:
    American Word/American Image
    The Making of Transatlantic America
    Re-Thinking the South: Southern Culture and History, 1865-1955
    African America
    Issues in American Politics
    Paradox of Power: American Foreign Policy
    John F. Kennedy and America
    British Atlantic World c.1550-1760
    The Cold War
    Digital War
    Contemporary Wars and Conflicts
    Studying Digital Media
    Anarchy and Order: Issues in World Politics
    Global Political Economy: From Mercantilism to Neoliberalism
    The Empire Strikes Back: American Security Policy in the Post-Cold War Era
    Latin American Politics through Film

    AND COAH Electives

    Year 3 (Level 6)
    HE Level 6 Degree / Honours
    Students choose 120 credits from the following:

    Compulsory Modules
    American Studies Dissertation

    Optional Modules
    Choose Maximum Of 80 credits from the following Modules:

    NOTE : It is recommended that students take 80 credits of AM modules. Students must choose 60 credits from each teaching block.

    Power and Protest in American Political Culture
    American Slavery: History and Culture, 1619-1865
    America and the Bomb
    The American Presidency: Leadership and Power
    African American Literature 1910-1940: The Harlem Renaissance
    The American Civil War in History and Memory
    "A Hard Rain´s a-Gonna Fall": America in the 1960s
    Revolutionary America, 1760 - 1791
    The Rise of Brazil
    Gunfighter Nation: the West in History, Mythology and Fiction
    The Aftermaths of War
    Real War, Imagined War: War in Literature, Art and Cinema
    Media, Gender and Sexuality
    Political and Cultural Studies Internship
    Quantitative approaches to political and social analysis
    Contemporary Political Economy: Competing Perspectives on Global Capitalism
    Contemporary Security

    AND COAH Electives

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