American Studies BA (Hons)

University of Leicester

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UCAS CODE T700
The USA. Love it or not, few countries have had such a profound global impact on culture, history, politics, technology and most aspects of modern life. You’ll take a sweeping look at the ideas, events and figures that have defined America, as well as pursue the topics that fascinate you most.It’s a very interesting time to be an Americanist. At Leicester you will be able to explore everything that has made America what it is today. We’re one of the top ten places in the UK for American ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
74th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
38th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
6th

Start date and duration

Start date
27-SEP-21
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 - 100 = 0% 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
£18,000
UK American and Australasian Studies graduate salary
£18,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, September 2020

Entry requirements
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
81%
English Literature
60%
Religious Studies & Theology
19%
Psychology
16%
Sociology
15%

Tuition fees

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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
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£17,450 per year
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Latest American Studies reviews

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08 Nov 16
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08 Nov 16

History and American Studies BA (Hons)

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How American Studies students rated:

Student rating ( 4.4) 12 reviews

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University of Leicester
CompUniGuide ranking
38th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
Leicester offers more than 150 different degrees across 30 subjects. Most courses include an optional year abroad in one of 27 other countries. Ancient History and Archaeology Biology Chemistry Criminology Economics, Finance and Accounting Education Engineering English Literature Film Studies Geography Geosciences History History of Art Informatics Law Management Mathematics Media and Communication Medical Sciences Medicine Midwifery Modern Languages Natural Sciences Nursing Physiotherapy Physics and Astronomy Politics and International Relations Psychology Sociology University of Leicester students on Whatuni say: “Really enjoyed myself, will be sad to leave. I really enjoy my course and the content and the lecturers are all really friendly.

Where you'll study

University of Leicester

University Road Leicester
Leicestershire
LE1 7RH United Kingdom Nearest train station: Leicester  0.4 miles away

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