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American (US) studies

Impatient to feed your curiosity for all things America?

American (US) studies

America: land of the free, home of the brave?

You’re passionate about all things American.

You frequently find yourself lost in Hollywood movies and American Literature. You would love to spend part of your studies immersing yourself in US culture. You’re intellectually curious and want to gain a broader understanding of the country that has secured its place as a global leader.

At Essex, you'll discover the history, politics and sociology of one the most influential countries in contemporary history. Your degree will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of how America has shaped the world as we know it today.

Why study here?
  • Our academic's common interest in American Studies means our research spans a number of areas such as American politics, African American history, American crime fiction and many more.
  • Benefit from our flexible course structure to tailor-make your degree.
  • You can study abroad at a wide range of excellent partner universities across the US.

Watch more of video clips from our Interdisciplinary Studies Centre student panel webinar here.

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