Taught course

American Studies

University of East Anglia · School of Art, Media and American Studies (AMA)

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Entry requirements

Degree Subject - Humanities or Social Sciences.

Degree Classification - UK BA (Hons) 2.1 or equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

We have one of the largest concentrations of American studies scholars in the country, covering the entirety of the field. Our work offers new perspectives on some of the classic questions in this subject.

This MA provides you with a great opportunity to become embedded in the research culture of a leading department of American studies and to push the interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary boundaries of the field. Our course is organised thematically, covering race, gender and civil liberties, American regions and environments, landscapes and cityscapes, and popular culture and the avant-garde. Your studies will equip you with the methodological training you need to pursue your interest in America from different disciplinary perspectives.

This course is designed to develop your critical abilities and ensure you receive the rigorous preparation needed for future employment or doctoral research.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Office
+44 (0)1603 591515