College of Arts and Humanities  - Swansea University

Bachelor in American Studies and English Literature (3 year) - Grado en Estudios Americanos y Literatura Inglesa

College of Arts and Humanities - Swansea University
  • Imparte:
  • Modalidad:
    Presencial
  • Precio:
    Annual tuition fees for entry in the academic year 2015/16 are as follows:
    UK/EU £9,000
    Internationl £12,500
  • Comienzo:
    Consultar rellenando el formulario
  • Lugar:
    Swansea
    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 and English Literature (3 year)

Presentación

American Studies and English Literature is a well-established programme. Students study six modules a year, 3 in American Studies and 3 in English Literature.

American Studies and English Literature is one of the most diverse, stimulating and challenging disciplines offered at university. Both subjects have had a profound influence on social, political and cultural movements in the past and the present.

Requisitos

Our preferred offers for UK applicants are BBB-BBC at A-level with a B in English Literature or the combined English Language and Literature 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.

Programa

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

Compulsory Modules
Module Name
The American Experience 1492-2000
The Contours of American Politics
Introduction to American Literature and Culture

Optional Modules
English Literature Compulsory Modules
Choose Exactly 40 credits from the following Modules:

Module Name
Monsters, Theories, Transformations
Voices of Poetry
The Stage Play World

AND
English Literature Optional Modules
Choose Maximum Of 20 credits from the following Modules:

Module Name
Language Teaching Methodology
The Sounds of English
Language of Everyday Life
A History of the English Language
Studying the English Language
Monsters, Theories, Transformations
Approaches to Gender in English Literature
Literature and Society in Medieval Europe.
Voices of Poetry
Creative Writing: Fiction Genres
Creative Writing: Styles of Fiction
The Stage Play World
Grammar and Meaning
Modern European Fiction: Texts and Contexts

AND
Elective Modules

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

Compulsory Modules
Module Name
Topics in American Studies II:

Optional Modules
American Studies Optionals

AND
English Literature Modules
AND
English Literature Optionals

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

Optional Modules
American Studies Dissertation
Choose Exactly 40 credits from the following Modules:

Module Name
American Studies Dissertation

AND
American Studies Optional

AND
English Literature Compulsory
Choose Exactly 20 credits from the following Modules:

Module Name
Power and Performance: 1590 - 1740
Revolution, Romanticism and Realism

AND
English Literature Optionals

OR
English Literature Long Essay
Choose Exactly 20 credits from the following Modules:

Module Name
Creative Writing Personal Project
Long Essay

AND
English Literature Compulsory
Choose Exactly 20 credits from the following Modules:

Module Name
Power and Performance: 1590 - 1740
Revolution, Romanticism and Realism

AND
English Literature Optional

AND
American Studies Modules
Choose Exactly 60 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Students must select 60 credits in each teaching block.

Module Name
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

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