American Studies (History) - BA (Hons)

University of Kent
En Canterbury (Inglaterra)

£ 9.000 - ($ 179.735)
IVA inc.

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  • Bachelor's degree
  • Canterbury (Inglaterra)
  • Duración:
    4 Years
Descripción

Kent provides a blend of established staples in American Studies such as the Civil War, slavery and contemporary politics, along with innovative modules on Native American literature, US environmental issues, and Latin American history and culture (including a Spanish language option).

This programme is a four-year degree (with one year abroad) and specialises in American history. We offer alternative American Studies degrees, all with the option of spending time at a US university. Each programme allows you to shape your degree into something unique and challenging. For more details, see 'related to this course' below.

You can take our three-year degree, with the option of spending one term at a US university in your third and final year. Each programme allows you to shape your degree into something unique and challenging.

The University of Kent has been teaching and researching in the field of American Studies since 1973. The programme is taught by an impressive range of internationally recognised scholars who specialise in American film, literature, history and politics. Students are encouraged to visit the United States or Latin America through our exchange system.

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Sep-2016
Canterbury
CT2 7PE, Kent, Inglaterra
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¿Qué aprendés en este curso?

American Politics
Film Theory
American History
American Literature

Temario

The following modules are indicative of those offered on this programme. This listing is based on the current curriculum and may change year to year in response to new curriculum developments and innovation.  Most programmes will require you to study a combination of compulsory and optional modules. You may also have the option to take ‘wild’ modules from other programmes offered by the University in order that you may customise your programme and explore other subject areas of interest to you or that may further enhance your employability.

Stage 1

Possible modules may include:

EN303 - Introduction to American Studies (30 credits)

HI390 - The Emergence of America:From European Settlement to 1880 (15 credits)

HI391 - The Rise of the United States Since 1880 (15 credits)

MU327 - Understanding Popular Styles (15 credits)

PO305 - International History and International Relations (15 credits)

PO327 - Introduction to Comparative Politics (15 credits)

FI313 - Film Style (30 credits)

FI314 - Hollywood Studios (30 credits)

FI316 - Film Histories (30 credits)

HA314 - Introduction to Contemporary Art (15 credits)

HA315 - Introduction to Contemporary Art (30 credits)

HA354 - Introduction to the History of Art (15 credits)

HA361 - Introduction to Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art (15 credits)

HA362 - Introduction to Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art (30 credits)

HI426 - Making History: Theory and Practice (30 credits)

EN331 - Readings in the Twentieth Century (30 credits)

EN332 - Writing America (30 credits)

EN333 - Romanticism and Critical Theory (30 credits)

HA355 - Introduction to the History of Art (30 credits)

FI315 - Film Theory (30 credits)

You have the opportunity to select wild modules in this stage


Stage 2

Possible modules may include:

EN665 - American Studies: Reputations (30 credits)

HI5023 - The American Civil War Era 1848-1877 (30 credits)

HI6056 - The British Atlantic World c.1580-1763 (30 credits)

HI795 - Inviting Doomsday: US Environmental (30 credits)

You have the opportunity to select wild modules in this stage


Year abroad

Students on the four-year programmes spend a year between Stages 2 and 3 at one of our partner universities in the USA (or South America for students on the Latin American pathway) taking specialist courses. American Studies students spending a year in the USA do not have to pay American universities’ (often high) tuition fees.

Possible modules may include:

HU503 - Humanities Study Abroad Module (Year) (120 credits)

Stage 3

Possible modules may include:

HI560 - American Studies Extended Essay (30 credits)

HI796 - Inviting Doomsday: US Environmental (30 credits)

HI6063 - California: The Golden State (60 credits)

HI5024 - The American Civil War Era 1848-1877 (30 credits)

HI5072 - The American Revolution (30 credits)

HI6039 - The Rights Revolution: The 20th Century US Supreme Court & Society (60 credits)

Información adicional

https://www.kent.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/8/american-studies-history#!overview