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History and American Studies BA (Hons)

York St John University

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( 4.1) 1060 reviews


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UCAS CODE VT17
If you wish to study two academic subjects in depth our Joint Honours degree programmes are a great way to do this. Combining History and American Studies degree programmes at York St John gives you the chance to study a broad range of types and periods of history, from medieval to modern, alongside the varied culture, society and history of the USA. Studying in the historic centre City of York provides an excellent learning environment with a rich selection of museums, libraries and historical ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
111th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
16th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
90th

Start date and duration

Start date
14-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 - 70 = 30% 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
£17,000
UK American and Australasian Studies graduate salary
£18,000

History

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

History graduate salary at this uni
£16,000
UK History graduate salary
£18,000

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

Entry requirements
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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

History

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Psychology
54%
History
43%
English Literature
22%
Sociology
21%
English Language
15%

Tuition fees

For students from

Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£12,750 per year
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Latest American Studies reviews

American Studies
SR
Student Reviewer
31 Jan 17

It has been really good - I love my course and the city. I have also studied abroad as part of my course, in America,...
SR
Student Reviewer
12 Jan 16

History and American Studies BA (Hons)

Really enjoying...

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How American Studies students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 6 reviews

5 star 17%
4 star 83%
3 star 0%
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How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 1,060 reviews

5 star 29%
4 star 53%
3 star 16%
2 star 2%
1 star 0%
York St John University
CompUniGuide ranking
111th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
York St John University is situated on a single campus, across 11 acres of ground and within walking distance to the centre of York. The university has invested £46 million to enhance the facilities on campus since 2011 and now boasts bioscience laboratories, a multi-purpose sports park, and dedicated newsrooms, editing suites and music production facilities. The university will also welcome a Creative Centre in 2021 which boasts views of York Minster, flexible teaching spaces and a 200-seat auditorium. It will be a space to cultivate creativity and breathe life into new ideas.

Where you'll study

York St John University

Lord Mayor's Walk York
YO31 7EX United Kingdom Nearest train station: York  0.4 miles away

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