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American Studies/Tourism Studies BA (Hons)/BSc (Hons)

Canterbury Christ Church University

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UCAS CODE: TN78

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) or Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BA/BSc (H)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Our selection of Combined Honours courses, one of the most extensive in the United Kingdom, enables you to diversify your learning and employability skills. Study for a degree that combines two different subjects; beneficial to those who have particular cross-discipline interests or those who are not yet sure what they want to specialise in. Visit our website to find out more about Combined Honours courses and what benefits they can offer you.

AMERICAN STUDIES

America is distinct among modern countries because of the stories it tells about itself; as the land of the free, and as a site of endless possibilities. A degree in American Studies asks you to uncover the stories that are not being told and to interrogate the world’s superpower using a variety of disciplinary approaches. This degree will equip you with the tools you need to make sense of the world and to learn from a decidedly decolonised curriculum that privileges the histories and cultures of marginalised and oppressed peoples. Our academics are leading researchers in American Cinema, History, Literature, and Politics and we bring our expert knowledge to bear in challenging and rewarding classes, on topics including the civil rights movement, contemporary presidential politics, and the literature of the Deep South.

You will explore areas including:

  • American film, journalism, literature, and music
  • histories of race, colonialism and oppression
  • the frontier at home and abroad in the context of politics and foreign relations
  • issues of ethnicity, gender, and class.

TOURISM STUDIES

The tourism industry supports over 260 million jobs worldwide and offers a multitude of exciting opportunities for graduates.

You will gain specialist knowledge in tourism from experienced staff who are passionate about their teaching and research. Lectures and seminars are supported by a wealth of industry speakers, site visits and an international field trip. During your time with us, you will be offered work experience/ internships and be able to take advantage of our exciting Tourism and Events Research Hub, which has a reputation for winning successful research grants.

Whatever degree you choose to study within Tourism, Events and Hospitality, you will enjoy a fun and stimulating field trip abroad in year one, already included in your fees.

You will explore areas including:

  • introduction to tourism
  • managing tourism organisations
  • tourism and events policy and development.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,000per year

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

University information

Canterbury Christ Church University

  • University League Table

    125th

  • Campus address

    Canterbury Christ Church University, North Holmes Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1QU, England

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