College of Arts and Humanities  - Swansea University

Bachelor in American Studies and Politics (4 year) - Grado en Estudios Americanos y Política

College of Arts and Humanities - Swansea University
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  • 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:
    Información no disponible
  • 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 Politics (4 year)

Presentación

The American Studies and Politics programme aims to cover all aspects of American civilization, examining American history, literature, politics, society and popular culture, and issues such as financial crises, the role of the US and other powers in the shaping of the world, the future of political devolution, the impact of new media technologies on politics and society, the politics of post-conflict and developing societies, democracy and democratisation.

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

Requisitos

Our preferred offers for UK applicants are 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, a typical offer would be 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
Compulsory Modules
Module Name
The American Experience 1492-2000
The Contours of American Politics
Introduction to American Literature and Culture
War and Peace in the Nuclear Age
Politics and the People
What is Politics and International Relations?

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

Compulsory Modules
Module Name
The State and Political Institutions
Normative Models of Democracy: Contemporary Perspectives

Optional Modules
Joint Honours Politics
Choose Maximum Of 20 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Students must select 60 credits in each teaching block

Module Name
Issues in American Politics
Paradox of Power: American Foreign Policy
John F. Kennedy and America
Digital War
Contemporary Wars and Conflicts
Fundamental Issues in Moral and Political Philosophy
Founders of Modern Philosophy: Descartes to Kant
Theorising the 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
Elections and Voting
Latin American Politics through Film
Genocide
British Politics and Public Policy

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

NOTE : It is recommended that students take 40 credits of AM modules. Students must choose 60 credits from each teaching block.

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:

Compulsory Modules
Module Name
Researching Politics 1
Researching Politics 2 (PO-327)

Optional Modules
Politics Dissertation
Choose Exactly 20 credits from the following Modules:

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

Module Name
The National Assembly for Wales
Dissertation (PO-325)

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

NOTE : Students must select 60 credits from 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
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

OR
American Studies Dissertation
AND
American Studies Optionals
Choose Exactly 20 credits from the following Modules:

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

Module Name
Power and Protest in American Political Culture
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

AND
Politics Optional
Choose Exactly 20 credits from the following Modules:

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

Module Name
Power and Protest in American Political Culture
America and the Bomb
The American Presidency: Leadership and Power
From Machiavelli to Mussolini: Government and society in Western political thought
The Rise of Brazil
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
Religion, Science, and Superstition
Philosophy and the Social Sciences
Media, Gender and Sexuality
Visions of Democracy
Politics and International Development
Quantitative approaches to political and social analysis
Parliamentary Studies
Contemporary Political Economy: Competing Perspectives on Global Capitalism
Contemporary Security

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