College of Arts and Humanities  - Swansea University

Bachelor in American Studies and History (4 year) - Grado en Estudios Americanos e Historia

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
    International £12,500
  • Comienzo:
    Consultar rellenando el formulario
  • Lugar:
    Swansea
    Reino Unido
  • Duración:
    4 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 History (4 year)
  • Otras Convocatorias:

    Presentación

    The American Studies and History programme aims to cover all aspects of American civilization, examining American history, literature, politics, society and popular culture, and the also European history and the history of the British Isles, Asia and the Americas.

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

    Requisitos

    Our preferred offers for UK applicants 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.

    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
    Making History

    Optional Modules
    History Options
    Choose Exactly 40 credits from the following Modules:

    Module Name
    Medieval Europe: an introduction
    World History 1500-1800
    Europe of Extremes: 1789 - 1989

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

    Compulsory Modules
    Module Name
    The Practice of History

    Optional Modules
    Joint Honours History
    Choose Exactly 40 credits from the following Modules:

    NOTE : Students must select 60 credits in each teaching block

    Module Name
    The Making of Transatlantic America
    Re-Thinking the South: Southern Culture and History, 1865-1955
    John F. Kennedy and America
    The Heirs of Rome: The Making of Christendom, Byzantium, and Islam in the Early Middle Ages, 400-800
    The State of the Church in Later Medieval Europe
    Revolutionary and Napoleonic Europe, 1789-1815
    Post-War Reconstruction: Europe 1945 - 1956
    Medieval Britain 1250-1520
    The Golden Age of Iberia, 1450-1700
    Europe 1500-1650: Renaissance, Reformation and Religious War
    Europe 1650-1800: From Reason to Romanticism
    War and British Society 1688 - 1815
    War and Society in the Anglo-Norman World
    The Welsh Century: Politics, Nationality and Religion, 1847-1947
    First World War: Politics, Society and Culture 1870-1933
    Occupied Europe 1938 - 1947
    British Atlantic World c.1550-1760
    From Athens to Los Alamos: Science in the Ancient & Modern Worlds
    Hanes ar y Teledu
    Researching and Re-telling the Past
    The History of the Mass Media in the United Kingdom
    From War to Revolution: France 1914-1968
    The Cold War
    Credoau´r Cymry: Astudio Athroniaeth ac Athrawiaeth Gymreig o Safbwynt Rhyngwladol
    Digital War
    Contemporary Wars and Conflicts
    European Fascisms
    Genocide
    British Politics and Public Policy
    Maximum Efficiency? Medicine and Society c. 1500-2000

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

    NOTE : Students must select 60 credits from each teaching block. It is recommended that 40 credits are from AM modules.

    Module Name
    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
    Globalisation
    The Empire Strikes Back: American Security Policy in the Post-Cold War Era
    Latin American Politics through Film
    Genocide

    Year 4 (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:

    NOTE : Students have the option of selecting the American Studies Dissertation or scroll down to select the Dissertation in your other subject area. Students must select 60 credits in each teaching block.

    Module Name
    American Studies Dissertation

    AND
    American Studies Optional
    Choose Exactly 20 credits from the following Modules:

    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

    AND
    History Options
    Choose Exactly 20 credits from the following Modules:

    Module Name
    The American Civil War in History and Memory
    "A Hard Rain´s a-Gonna Fall": America in the 1960s
    Concro´r Byd: Twf a Chwymp Ymerodraethau Prydain a Ffrainc
    Renaissance Venice
    Weimar Germany 1918 - 1933
    Family, Sex and Intimacy in Early Modern England
    European Empires in the East. A comparative analysis
    Media and Society in the 1930s
    Welsh society in the later Middle Ages, 1267-1536 (Level 3)
    Invention, innovation and technological revolutions
    A History of Violence
    Britain since 1945
    Class, Community and Conflict: South Wales Industrial Society, 1800-2000
    The Grand Tour, c1550 - c.1800
    Revolutionary America, 1760 - 1791
    From Machiavelli to Mussolini: Government and society in Western political thought
    Gunfighter Nation: the West in History, Mythology and Fiction
    The Spanish Civil War - Its Origins, Course and Legacy
    The Aftermaths of War
    Real War, Imagined War: War in Literature, Art and Cinema
    Hospitals in History c1700 - 1948

    AND
    History Special Subject
    Choose Exactly 40 credits from the following Modules:

    Module Name
    The Reign of King John 1199-1216: Misrule and Magna Carta (I)
    The Reign of King John 1199-1216: Misrule and Magna Carta (II)

    AND
    History Optional
    American Studies Options

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