Show Clearing 2021 courses
Show Clearing 2021 courses

American Studies and Film Studies (with a study abroad year) BA (Hons)

University of Sussex

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Course info

UCAS CODE TP73
**About the course**By combining American Studies and Film Studies, you’ll link together a wide range of interesting topics – from the birth of celebrity culture to Hollywood as an industry. Youll benefit from specialised resources including our expansive film library and the Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts. You’ll learn from leading experts about challenging works ranging from DW Griffiths’s Birth of a Nation to Andy Warhol’s Blow Job. And you’ll have access to dedicated media ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

American Studies
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
122nd / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
41st
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
7th

Start date and duration

Start date
19-SEP-22
Full Time
4 Years

American and Australasian Studies

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 80 = 20% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

American and Australasian Studies graduate salary at this uni
£20,000
UK American and Australasian Studies graduate salary
£20,000

Media Studies

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Media Studies graduate salary at this uni
£18,000
UK Media Studies graduate salary
£19,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, July 2021

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Media Studies

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Media Studies
56%
English Literature
42%
History
19%
Film Studies
17%
Psychology
16%

American and Australasian Studies

Tuition fees

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Latest American Studies reviews

American Studies
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02 Apr 21

American Studies (with a study abroad year) BA (Hons)

Despite COVID and lockdown, I've had a decent experience with Sussex Uni. There is issues with the administration and...
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Student Reviewer
23 Feb 17

American Studies (with a study abroad year) BA (Hons)

My experience had been really good, I'm thoroughly enjoying the academics and I've found that the uni is a great place...

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How American Studies students rated:

Student rating ( 4.7) 3 reviews

5 star 67%
4 star 33%
3 star 0%
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How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 944 reviews

5 star 26%
4 star 55%
3 star 15%
2 star 3%
1 star 1%
University of Sussex
CompUniGuide ranking
41st
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.0)
The University of Sussex is a word-leading leading research (REF 2014) intensive university located near the bustling seaside town of Brighton. There are more than 500 undergraduate and postgraduate courses to choose from at the University of Sussex. They provide a rounded approach to university life and encourage students to explore and develop outside of their studies as well. Students can read about some of the inspiring things that their Sussex students have achieved including campaigning for equality and becoming a world champion powerlifter.

Where you'll study

University of Sussex

Sussex House Undergraduate Admissions Falmer Brighton
Brighton & Hove
BN1 9RH United Kingdom Nearest train station: Moulsecoomb  1.1 miles away

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