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American Studies and War Studies BA (Hons)

York St John University

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UCAS CODE: L2K6

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Allowing you to explore 2 fascinating areas in great depth, this course is a great choice if you have varied interests and prefer not to be tied down to a single academic discipline. The transferable skills you will develop on this course include analytical thinking, verbal and written communication, constructing arguments and presentation skills.Through your War Studies modules you will investigate the process of war, exploring how they develop and how they are resolved. You will discuss the wider social consequences of past conflict and consider their effect on the present day. Topics you could study within your War Studies modules include everything from Ancient Rome to the Napoleonic Wars, to the Cold War and the War on Terror.On your American Studies modules, you will explore America’s place within the world throughout history and its impact on global culture and politics today. By studying American history, literature, cinema, popular culture and music, you will build a comprehensive understanding of the USA as a cultural construct and a world power.Through our workplace learning modules you will build employable skills and take advantage of some of the great opportunities which come from studying in a city with such a rich history. Our connections include York Museums Trust, York Explore and Yorkshire Film Archive. Through these partnerships you can explore archived treasures, create historical exhibitions and build professional networks.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 12,750per year

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UCAS Points : 104

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University information

York St John University

  • University League Table

    111th

  • Campus address

    York St John University, Lord Mayor's Walk, York, York, YO31 7EX, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    16th out of 16 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 155
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  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50.0 50%

    13th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.88 78%

    11th

    4

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