University of Sussex Business School

The United States in the World (L2064S)

The United States in the World

Module L2064S

Module details for 2019/20.

30 credits

FHEQ Level 6

Module learning outcomes

Develop a systematic and critical understanding of how US cultural/discursive processes produce participation in the construction of US identity in the world.

Develop a detailed conceptual understanding of the complex cultural/discursive relationships produced out of various types of US domestic, foreign and geopolitical policies.

Effectively synthesise and communicate a theoretical and empirically grounded argument on how these cultural/discursive processes work.

Coursework components. Weighted as shown below.
Group PresentationT2 Week 11 (10 minutes)33.33%
EssayT2 Week 7 66.67%
Essay (3500 words)Semester 2 Assessment Week 1 Mon 16:0070.00%

Submission deadlines may vary for different types of assignment/groups of students.


Coursework components (if listed) total 100% of the overall coursework weighting value.

TermMethodDurationWeek pattern
Spring SemesterSeminar3 hours11111111111

How to read the week pattern

The numbers indicate the weeks of the term and how many events take place each week.

Dr Earl Gammon

Assess convenor

Prof Cynthia Weber


Mx Emilia Moscardini-Powers

Assess convenor

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