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American Studies and Latin American Studies BA (Hons)

University of Nottingham

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    University Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

By looking at different parts of the Americas – the United States, Canada and Latin America – alongside one another you will be able to come up with a rounded understanding of the relationships between North and South America, in terms of history, culture and politics. Our non-language modules in Hispanic Studies cover the history, politics and cultures of the Latin America, including the period of Spanish and Portuguese colonial expansion into the Americas. In American Studies, you will learn about the history, politics, literature and culture of Anglophone North America.For your language component, we take beginners in Spanish and students with an A-level in Spanish. For beginners you can be someone with no Spanish or someone with a GCSE. Beginners can reach the same degree standard as non-beginners. Those of you with an A-level in Spanish may take beginners Portuguese in your first year after which you may carry it on to the final year. You will spend your third year abroad in Spanish America, immersing yourself in the culture and language. If you continue with Portuguese this can include Brazil.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 19,000per year

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University information

University of Nottingham

  • University League Table

    20th

  • Campus address

    University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, England

The university offers a range of scholarships specifically for international applicants studying at any level.
A large number of courses at the university include a placement or work experience element, ensuring that students receive first-hand professional experience.
The university runs a free welcome programme for new international students from outside the EU joining the University of Nottingham in September every year.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    4th out of 15

  • Entry standards

    / Max 155
    134 81%

    4th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    4th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.88 78%

    15th

    6

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