Taught course

American Studies

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

Entry requirements

Degree Subject Humanities or Social Sciences

Degree Classification UK BA (Hons) 2.1 or equivalent

Special Entry Requirements A 3000 word essay from your previous degree should be uploaded to your online application.

For more information see our website.

Months of entry


Course content

The MA in American Studies offers you the opportunity to develop an expertise in American literature and social and cultural history. Your studies will equip you with the methodological training you need to pursue your interest in America from different disciplinary perspectives.

The world-leading department has particular strengths in race, gender and identity, civil liberties, American cities, American landscape and the environment, popular culture, and comparative American Studies.

The MA in American Studies develops the critical powers you acquired as an undergraduate and provides the rigorous preparation needed for future employment or as preparation for doctoral research.

Information for international students

For more information for international students, please go to UEA’s website.

Fees and funding

Find out more about UEA’s funding options.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Office
+44 (0)1603 591515