BA (Hons) American Studies

Bachelor's degree

En Lincoln (England)

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  • Tipología

    Bachelor's degree

  • Lugar

    Lincoln (England)

  • Duración


Explore the past, present, and potential future of America in this distinctive degree which draws on expertise from across the University of Lincoln in American history, literature, film, music, theatre, visual arts, foreign policy, and politics.

Students have the opportunity to study topics spanning the cities of the colonial Americas, the American Revolution, the history of the Broadway musical, Hollywood cinema, the battle for civil rights, the Vietnam War, and Chinese-American relations.

This course focuses on the critical examination and interpretation of primary source materials, including novels, films, newspapers, songs, oral histories, protest movements, and political documents.

Students may have the opportunity to deepen their knowledge and broaden their horizons by taking part in a period of study abroad at a partner institution in North America during their third year. Doing so can help develop a greater cultural awareness and resourcefulness. For students who take the optional Spanish language modules as part of their first and second-year studies, the year abroad also provides opportunities for examining Hispanic arts, histories, and cultures.

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¿Esta formación es para mi?: This course aims to equip students with an in-depth and wide-ranging knowledge of key periods, movements, and developments within American arts, history, and cultures. Previous graduates of our College of Arts have gone into a range of careers, including roles in teaching, broadcasting, screenwriting, journalism, finance, PR, marketing, law, politics, the charity sector, and publishing.

Requisitos: GCE Advanced Levels: BBC International Baccalaureate: 29 points overall BTEC Extended Diploma: Distinction, Merit, Merit Access to Higher Education Diploma: 45 Level 3 credits with a minimum of 112 UCAS Tariff points

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  • Music
  • Musical
  • Hollywood
  • Development
  • Frameworks
  • Cultural
  • Consideration
  • Cinemas
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First Year
  • A History of Popular Music (Option)
  • European Cinemas in Context (Option)
  • Forging the Modern State (Option)
  • Introduction to American Studies 1 (Core)
  • Introduction to American Studies 2 (Core)
  • Introduction to Film History (Core)
  • Introduction to Moral Philosophy (Option)
  • Introduction to Poetry (Option)
  • Introduction to Popular Culture (Option)
  • Making Americans (Core)
  • The United States from Colonies to Civil War (Core)
  • The United States since Reconstruction (Core)
Second Year
  • 'Reading the Americas': The Path towards Independent Study (Core)
  • Study (Core)
  • After The End: Reading the Apocalypse (Option)
  • American Literature I (Option)
  • American Literature II (Option)
  • Broadcasting in America (Option)
  • Decolonising the Past (Option)
  • Dissertations and Beyond (American Studies) (Core)
  • Existentialism and Phenomenology (Option)
  • Grand Expectations? America during the Cold War (Option)
  • Hollywood Musical (Option)
  • New Directions in History (Option)
  • Philosophy of Science (Option)
  • Power and the Presidency in the United States (Option)
  • Representative Americans? (Core)
  • Screening Gender: stars, genre and audiences (Option)
  • The Age of Improvement: the Atlantic World in the long eighteenth century (Option)
Third Year
  • American Detective Fiction and Film: 1930 to the Present Day (Option)
  • American Exceptionalism (Option)
  • American Studies Independent Study (Core)
  • Curatorial Practice (Option)
  • Early Modern Cultural and Artistic Encounters: Hybridity and Globalisation (Option)
  • Exploitation Cinema (Option)
  • From Revolution to New Republic: The United States 1760-1841 (Option)
  • Hollywood cinema in the 1980s (Option)
  • Imperial Cities of the Early Modern World. (Option)
  • Science Fiction in Film and Television (Option)
  • Sexualities and Gender in Modern Britain and Europe: From the French Revolution to the Present (Option)
  • Southern Accents (Option)
  • The New Hollywood 1967 - 1983: from The Graduate to Star Wars and beyond... (Option)
  • Work Placement: American Studies (Option)

Información adicional

Full-time - International - £14,100 per level

Part-time - UK/EU  - £77.00 per credit point

BA (Hons) American Studies

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