American Studies (with a Year Abroad) BA (Hons)

University of Leicester

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Course info

UCAS CODE T701
In American Studies BA, you will discover the history, politics and culture of one the most influential countries in modern history. Since the formation of Jamestown in 1607, the story of Americas evolution has been one of ambition, controversy and progress. This course will guide you through this evolution and introduce you to the people, ideas and events that have shaped the nation. Despite being a relatively young nation, America’s history is defined by the enormity of the changes that have... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
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83rd / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
34th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
7th

Start date and duration

Start date
28-SEP-20
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 - 95 = 5% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

2:1 or above
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Employment rate
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Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

After 6 months
American and Australasian Studies graduate salary at this uni
£19,000
UK American and Australasian Studies graduate salary
£19,000

Modules
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Entry requirements
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Previous study
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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%
Government & Politics
15%

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Latest American Studies reviews

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History and American Studies BA (Hons)

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University of Leicester
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34th
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At the heart of the UK, the University of Leicester is a leading university committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. Founded in 1921, the University is a 15 minute walk from Leicester city centre and just an hour away from London by train. There are more than 20,000 students and nearly 4,000 staff members. There are more than 30 different departments across the University, all of which offer a diverse range of programmes.

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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