Gain a fascinating insight into one of the world's most diverse, complex and multicultural societies from a range of perspectives.
By choosing American studies at the University of Hertfordshire as part of a joint or combined honours degree, you can combine stimulating modules with an American focus from our literature, History and film courses.
American studies can comprise either half or a quarter of your overall course, forming the following degrees:
- BA(Hons) English Language & Communication with American Studies
- BA(Hons) English Literature with American Studies
- BA(Hons) History with American Studies
- BA(Hons) Philosophy with American Studies
Study in North America
Between your Second and Final Years you'll have the exciting opportunity to study abroad for a year in either the USA or Canada.
This will vividly bring your studies to life, developing your understanding of the social, political and cultural contexts of the USA from its earliest settlements by Europeans to its position as a influential superpower post-Cold War and beyond.
See Why Study America for more information.
Students taking American Studies also have the option of spending the second semester of their second year studying at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington, before returning to complete their degree in three years.
For a taste of American Studies at the University of Hertfordshire, follow us on Twitter: @UHertsAS