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American Studies and English (with a study abroad year) BA (Hons)

University of Sussex

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

About the course

Our American Studies programme takes an interdisciplinary approach to studying America. By examining the history, politics, literature and culture of a nation that has been pivotal in shaping the 20th and 21st centuries, you'll better understand the world we live in today.

You'll learn from one of the largest groups of experts dedicated to American Studies in the UK. Our faculty’s broad research interests are also reflected in our module options. You can tailor your course according to the areas that interest you. You also can study for a year at a university in North America, building your confidence and expanding your horizons.

At Sussex you'll be part of an active student community. Activities include an undergraduate seminar series featuring international speakers. Our graduates have used the skills developed at Sussex to forge successful careers in everything from public relations and marketing to business, research and the civil service.

About Sussex

Sussex graduates change the world. Our students become the leaders of the future, making discoveries, improving lives and changing things for the better.

Study with us to join a welcoming and inspiring community of staff and students from more than 140 countries.

Location

We shape the world from a fantastic campus on the UK's beautiful south coast.

We are the only UK university surrounded by a national park, so you can step off campus to explore the hills and woodlands of the South Downs. The vibrant, colourful and creative seaside city of Brighton & Hove is just nine minutes away.

With Brighton voted the happiest city in England for students, (Student Living Survey, Sodexo, 2018) there can be few better places to study.

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 18,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : BBB - ABB

You should have a broad range of GCSEs 9-4 (A*-C), including good grades in relevant subjects.

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University information

University of Sussex

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    University of Sussex, Sussex House, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN1 9RH, England

The city of Brighton & Hove is world famous for its openness and inclusivity. The city is only one hour from London and 30 minutes from Gatwick airport.
With world-leading development courses and highly regarded business programmes, Sussex has a reputation for expertise in sustainability and innovation.
A university with an international reputation, Sussex welcomes students to its friendly community of academics and students of over 150 nationalities.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    2nd out of 15 5

    27th out of 100 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 155
    134 79%

    4th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72.0 72%

    1st

    12
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    7th

    6
  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    136 65%

    31st

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72.0 72%

    14th

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.79 76%

    76th

    4

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