American Studies BA (Hons)

School Of Humanities

Canterbury Christ Church University

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UCAS CODE T700
American Studies explores the United States from distinct but inter-related viewpoints. You will learn about the politics, culture, and history of the world’s last superpower. As well as celebrating the country, you will interrogate and critique American mythologies.Our academics are at the cutting edge of research on topics such as Native American history, the CIA, President Barack Obama, the respective political philosophies of Dr. Martin Luther King and Malcolm X, the black freedom movement,... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
108th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
111th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
15th

Start date and duration

Start date
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 - 80 = 20% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

2:1 or above
2:1 or above
The percentage of students who graduated with a 2:1 degree or better.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Employment rate
Employment rate
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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
£19,000

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

American and Australasian Studies

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
History
49%
English Literature
33%
Sociology
17%
Psychology
14%
Government & Politics
14%

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£9,250 per year
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£11,900 per year
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Latest American Studies reviews

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Sally
12 Dec 18

American Studies/Drama BA (Hons)/BSc (Hons)

Enjoying uni life, still in the early days but I'm excited to get more challenged next semester +...
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Eloise Bell
18 Oct 17

American Studies (with a Semester in North America) BA (Hons)

It's been a brilliant experience. It has helped me be more independent, both in academia and in running a household. I...

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Canterbury Christ Church University
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111th
Student rating
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Originally starting out as a teacher training college in the 1960s, Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU) now offers a diverse range of different courses and has a very strong record for teacher education. There are four academic faculties: Arts and Humanities Education Health and Wellbeing Social and Applied Sciences Christ Church's main campus is situated in the world-famous city of Canterbury and is one of only a handful of universities with a campus in a World Heritage Site. Canterbury is less than an hour from London by high-speed train and the Continent is easily accessible. The University also has a campus in Medway and a centre in Tunbridge Wells. There are around 16,000 students, of which 70% study full-time.

Where you'll study

Canterbury Christ Church University

North Holmes Road
Canterbury
Kent
CT1 1QU United Kingdom Nearest train station: Canterbury West  0.4 miles away

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