For entry on to the MPhil or PhD programme, we would normally expect an applicant to hold a 2:1 honours degree or equivalent, and a good Masters degree or equivalent, in a relevant subject. For entry on to the MA by Research programme, we would normally expect an applicant to hold a 2:1 honours degree, or equivalent, in a relevant subject.
Months of entry
January, October, July, April
The current research themes for supervision under American Studies are:
- Place, nation and environment
- Popular culture and the Avant Garde
- Race, gender and civil liberties
The School has particular strengths in autobiography and biography; the historical and literary constructions of race, gender, sexuality and age as markers of difference; material culture; land, space and place in the American environment; post-colonialism; and visual culture. Please contact the School's Postgraduate Research Director, Dr Rebecca Fraser, for further information concerning specific expertise in AMS.
Civil Rights Movement; Martin Luther King; Colonial New York; Native Americans; Cold War; International Relations
Information for international students
English entry requirements are: Minimum IELTS overall score of 7.0 with no less than 6.5 in speaking, reading and listening and 7.0 in writing. .
Fees and funding
Studentships may be available for exceptional candidates. Please see http://www.uea.ac.uk/american-studies/research-degrees
Qualification and course duration
MA by research
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Research Service
- +44 (0) 1603 591 709