American Studies and Politics BA (Hons)

Swansea University

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UCAS CODE LT27
Studying American Studies and Politics gives you the chance to explore the culture, history and politics of the most influential country in the world, alongside many aspects of British and European politics, public policy, political theory and philosophy.This three-year BA American Studies and Politics degree opens up a range of exciting career possibilities by giving students transferable skills, which are highly valued by employers.As a student on the three-year BA programme, you will be... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

American Studies
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
1st / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
39th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
10th

Start date and duration

Start date
18-SEP-20
Full Time
3 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 - 90 = 10% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

2:1 or above
2:1 or above
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Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

After 6 months
American and Australasian Studies graduate salary at this uni
£17,000
UK American and Australasian Studies graduate salary
£18,000

Politics

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

After 6 months
Politics graduate salary at this uni
£19,000
UK Politics graduate salary
£20,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, May 2019

Entry requirements
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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

Politics

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
History
65%
Government & Politics
48%
English Literature
25%
Religious Studies & Theology
18%
Geography
16%

American and Australasian Studies

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Latest Americas: Politics reviews

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Emily Ellis
21 Nov 16
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11 Feb 16

American Studies and Politics BA (Hons)

Really good! Best experience I've had in my life so far, wouldn't change it. Sad I've only got one year left after this...

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Swansea University
CompUniGuide ranking
39th
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Based in Wales’s second largest city, Swansea University is renowned for its research reputation, teaching excellence and its unique seafront location. Established in 1920, the University will be celebrating its Centenary in 2020. The University has two campuses and comprises seven academic colleges that offer hundreds of undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees with opportunities to work and study abroad. The Singleton Park Campus is surrounded by leafy parkland and a five-minute walk from Swansea Bay beach, ideal for socialising with friends and playing sport. As well as being next to the beach and surrounded by parkland, both University campuses are only ten minutes either side of the city centre where you can enjoy the local attractions and nightlife. The university has been awarded a Gold Rating in the 2018 Teaching Excellence Framework.

Where you'll study

Swansea University

Singleton Park
Swansea
SA2 8PP United Kingdom Nearest train station: Swansea  1.2 miles away

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