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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    York St John University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    14-SEP-20

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This programme is, therefore, well-suited to those students who prefer diversity to the narrower focus of a single-subject Master’s degree. This degree offers a tightly integrated programme with a selection of modules that will enrich your research methods and approaches in the American Studies subject-area. Whilst concentrating on the core aspects of American Studies you will be encouraged to pursue your research through avenues of related subjects (History, Literature and Film) forming a holistic, yet inter-disciplinary, approach. The modules offered emphasise a cross-fertilisation of subject areas, promoting an international perspective towards America, such as global concerns and transnational considerations, thus shifting from the original constructs of America, ‘American uniqueness’ and ‘exceptionalism’ (Brian Edwards, Globalising American Studies, 2010). You will engage in an inter-connected sequence of debates which will lead you to a greater understanding of the complexity of the United States as a cultural construct as well as a geographical and political entity.

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£ 12,750per year

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University information

York St John University

  • University League Table

    103rd

  • Campus address

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

York St John's friendly campus is located at the heart of York but has a global outlook, with a family of students from over 60 countries.
The dedicated international support team assists students from the start, with help in language, study skills, finance, mental wellness and general settling in.
Global Guides support international students to settle into life at York St John, with social activities for UK and international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    15th out of 15 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 155
    97 59%

    13th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55 55%

    12th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    7th

    1

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