American studies

Learn in a department with one of the largest groups of experts dedicated to american studies in the UK. Browse our american studies modules below. If you're unsure what to study, follow our top tips for how to choose a module.

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Browse our modules

You can see our full list of american studies modules below.

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Not sure how to choose?

Follow our top tips for choosing your modules. You can also find out about our teaching structure, assessment process and how your credits transfer back to your home institution.

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The University of Sussex reserves the right to cancel modules due to staff availability, student demand, minimum enrolment, or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.
  • 2ndin the UK for American Studies*

  • 4thin the UK for American Studies**

  • 7thin the UK for American Studies***

  • 1stcity in England for student happiness.****

Which school will I study in?

You'll study in the Sussex Centre for American Studies which is part of the School of Media, Arts and Humanities.

Our expert academic staff have published award-winning books and articles in the United States and Europe on the history, literature, and culture of the Americas.

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Contact us

If you are studying at Sussex for a semester or year and have questions, email sussexabroad@sussex.ac.uk.

 * The Complete University Guide 2021, ** The Guardian University Guide 2021,*** The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021, ****(Our campus is nine minutes by train from Brighton & Hove) survey by accommodation providers Student Living by Sodexo. Rankings based on full undergraduate degree at Sussex.


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