American Studies Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelor's & Master's

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Canterbury Christ Church University 92% 2% 10% £9250 £14500 96 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 92% 2% 10% £9250 £14500 96 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Sussex 62% 5% 0% £9250 £18500 144 Brighton On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 93% 0% 25% £9250 £14500 90 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Sussex 77% 3% 20% £9250 £18500 144 Brighton On campus Full-time
Swansea University 95% 5% 12% £9000 £16000 107 Swansea On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 100% 3% 8% £9250 £19300 146 Southampton On campus Full-time
Swansea University 95% 5% 12% £9000 £16000 107 Swansea On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 93% 2% 5% £9250 £20000 126 Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of Essex 82% 5% 10% £9250 £14020 97 Colchester On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 82% 0% 4% £9250 £20000 130 Nottingham On campus Full-time
York St John University 75% 1% 0% £9250 £12750 114 York On campus Full-time
University of Essex 82% 5% 10% £9250 £16050 97 Colchester On campus Full-time
York St John University 75% 1% 0% £9250 £12750 114 York On campus Full-time
University of Sussex 76% 5% 5% £9250 £18500 145 Brighton On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 94% 5% 6% - £20500 185 Manchester On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 81% 5% 10% £9250 £14500 100 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Sussex 76% 2% 6% £9250 £18500 141 Brighton On campus Full-time
Swansea University 95% 0% 9% £9000 £15850 116 Swansea On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 76% 1% 5% £9250 £20000 135 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 92% 5% 10% £9250 £14500 96 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 73% 2% 11% £9250 £14500 96 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Essex 72% 3% 10% £9250 £16050 109 Colchester On campus Full-time
University of Essex 82% 3% 10% £9250 £14020 103 Colchester On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 86% 0% 10% £9250 £14500 95 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Essex 82% 5% 10% £9250 £16850 101 Colchester On campus Full-time
University of Essex 82% 5% 10% £9250 £16850 101 Colchester On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 100% 0% 10% £9250 £19300 151 Southampton On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London 78% 10% 10% £9250 £14560 105 London On campus Full-time
Aberystwyth University 94% 5% 10% £9000 £14300 123 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 94% 5% 10% £9250 £19300 123 Southampton On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London 78% 10% 10% £9250 £14560 105 London On campus Full-time
University College London 71% 5% 0% £9250 £23300 179 London On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 84% 5% 10% £9250 £14500 91 Canterbury On campus Full-time
York St John University 90% 0% 18% £9250 £12750 98 York On campus Full-time
University of Sussex 83% 5% 5% £9250 £18500 134 Brighton On campus Full-time
Swansea University 95% 5% 10% £9000 £16000 112 Swansea On campus Full-time
York St John University 90% 0% 18% £9250 £12750 98 York On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 62% 0% 4% £9250 £20000 127 Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of Essex 64% 4% 5% £9250 £16850 76 Colchester On campus Full-time
University of Essex 64% 4% 5% £9250 £16850 76 Colchester On campus Full-time
University of Essex 64% 4% 5% £9250 £16850 76 Colchester On campus Full-time
University of Essex 64% 4% 5% £9250 £16850 76 Colchester On campus Full-time
University of Essex 64% 4% 10% £9250 £16850 76 Colchester On campus Full-time
University of Essex 64% 4% 5% £9250 £16850 76 Colchester On campus Full-time
University of Essex 64% 4% 5% £9250 £16850 76 Colchester On campus Full-time
University of Essex 64% 4% 5% £9250 £16850 76 Colchester On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 87% 0% 8% £9250 £14500 101 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 87% 0% 8% £4565 £19500 101 Bristol On campus Full-time
University of East Anglia 87% 0% 8% £7700 £16100 101 Norwich On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 71% 0% 10% £9250 £14500 104 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Swansea University 95% 5% 10% £9000 £16000 100 Swansea On campus Full-time
University of East Anglia 73% 0% 15% £9250 £17100 £18000 142 Norwich On campus Full-time
University of Essex 82% 5% 10% £9250 £14020 93 Colchester On campus Full-time
York St John University 65% 5% 10% £9250 £12750 111 York On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 92% 15% 10% £9250 £14500 96 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Northumbria University 55% 10% 5% £9250 £15500 112 Newcastle On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 55% 10% 5% £9250 £14500 112 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Hull 100% 0% 5% £9250 £14800 149 Hull On campus Full-time
University of Sussex 85% 0% 5% £9250 £18500 131 Brighton On campus Full-time
University of Essex 82% 5% 10% £9250 £16050 93 Colchester On campus Full-time
University of Hull 100% 0% 5% £9250 £14800 149 Hull On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 92% 15% 10% £9250 £14500 96 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Essex 82% 5% 10% £9250 £14020 93 Colchester On campus Full-time
Swansea University 95% 5% 10% £9000 £16000 100 Swansea On campus Full-time
York St John University 65% 5% 10% £9250 £12750 111 York On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 82% 0% 4% £9250 £20000 131 Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 94% 5% 4% - - 180 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 94% 5% 4% - - 180 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 94% 0% 3% - - 194 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 94% 0% 3% - - 194 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 94% 15% 4% - - 186 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 94% 15% 4% - - 186 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 94% 0% 5% - - 192 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 94% 0% 5% - - 192 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 94% 0% 4% - - 186 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 94% 0% 4% - - 186 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 94% 5% 1% - - 191 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 94% 5% 1% - - 191 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 94% 0% 5% - - 192 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 94% 0% 5% - - 192 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Essex - - 5% £9250 £14020 80 Colchester On campus Full-time
University of Essex - - 5% £9250 - 80 Colchester On campus Full-time
University of Oxford - - 5% - - 80 Oxford On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 94% 5% 6% - - 185 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 94% 5% 6% - - 185 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Leicester 85% 2% 0% - - 123 Leicester On campus Full-time
Northumbria University 75% 5% 7% - - 129 Newcastle On campus Full-time
Swansea University 95% 0% 9% - - 116 Swansea On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 91% 3% 3% - - 155 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Essex 52% - 15% £9250 £14020 91 Colchester On campus Full-time
University of Essex 82% 3% 10% £9250 - 103 Colchester On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 94% 0% 14% - - 188 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 94% 0% 14% - - 188 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 94% 5% 0% - - 198 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 94% 5% 0% - - 198 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 94% 0% 4% - - 186 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 94% 0% 4% - - 186 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Swansea University 95% 5% 12% - - 107 Swansea On campus Full-time
Swansea University 95% 5% 12% - - 107 Swansea On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 94% 0% 5% - - 196 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 94% 0% 5% - - 196 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 94% 0% 5% - - 179 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 94% 0% 5% - - 179 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 100% 5% 10% - - 188 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 100% 5% 10% - - 188 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 96% 0% 10% - - 198 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 79% 5% 0% - - 161 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 94% 0% 5% - - 196 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 89% 0% 10% - - 191 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 89% 0% 10% - - 191 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 94% 0% 0% - - 201 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 94% 0% 0% - - 201 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 94% 0% 5% - - 196 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 89% 0% 0% - - 205 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 94% 0% 15% - - 190 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 83% 0% 14% - - 182 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 94% 0% 5% - - 185 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 94% 0% 5% - - 183 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 94% 0% 5% - - 185 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 94% 0% 5% - - 183 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 94% 0% 5% - - 196 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 94% 0% 5% - - 196 Edinburgh On campus Part-time
University of Liverpool 80% 0% 0% - - 134 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London 81% 15% 10% £4625 £7280 - London On campus Part-time
University of Stirling 94% 5% 0% - - 164 Stirling On campus Full-time
University of Chester 74% 0% 5% £9250 - 105 Chester On campus Full-time
Newcastle University 68% 0% 0% £9250 - 138 Newcastle On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 72% 5% 5% - - 155 Leeds On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 84% 5% 10% - - 138 Manchester On campus Full-time
Swansea University 95% 5% 0% - - 126 Swansea On campus Full-time
University of Leicester 85% 0% 0% - - 126 Leicester On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 64% 4% 5% - - 154 Manchester On campus Full-time
Northumbria University 82% 10% 8% - - 117 Newcastle On campus Full-time
University of Oxford 87% 0% 8% - - 101 Oxford On campus Full-time
Newcastle University 87% 0% 8% - - 101 Newcastle On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 87% 0% 8% - - 101 Liverpool On campus Part-time
The University of Nottingham 87% 0% 8% - - 101 Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of Kent 87% 0% 8% - - 101 Canterbury On campus Part-time
The University of Nottingham 87% 0% 8% - - 101 Nottingham On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 87% 0% 8% - - 101 Nottingham On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 87% 0% 8% - - 101 Nottingham On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 84% 1% 10% - - 125 Manchester On campus Full-time
Richmond, The American International University in London - - - £9250 £14750 - Richmond On campus Full-time
Swansea University 95% 5% 10% - - 100 Swansea On campus Full-time
University of East Anglia 65% 0% 10% £9250 - 130 Norwich On campus Full-time
University of Essex 82% 5% 10% - - 101 Colchester On campus Full-time
Richmond, The American International University in London - - - £9250 £14750 - Richmond On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 84% 1% 10% - - 125 Manchester On campus Full-time
Richmond, The American International University in London - - - £9250 £14750 - Richmond On campus Full-time
University of Essex 82% 5% 10% £9250 - 93 Colchester On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
77 /100
1057 students of American Studies in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of American Studies

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £21500 £21000 £25500
25-75 percentile range £18000 - £25000 £16000 - £26000 £19500 - £32000

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22700 £23824 £28375
25-75 percentile range £17800 - £25300 £17765 - £28471 £22875 - £35500

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for American Studies

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of American Studies who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of American Studies

  • Accountancy and Banking
  • Advertising, Marketing and Social Media agencies
  • Charities
  • Event management
  • Film, Television and Media
  • Higher education institutions
  • Local and National Government
  • Management consultancies
  • Museums and Galleries
  • Public Relations agencies
  • Publishing companies
  • Retail organisations

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of American Studies who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of American Studies (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of American Studies at University of Hull

20% Business and public service associate professionals
15% Sales occupations
10% Teaching Professionals
10% Secretarial and related occupations
10% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
10% Finance Professionals
10% Elementary occupations

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for American Studies

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for American Studies studies:
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) / Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BA/BSc (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Law (Honours) - LLB (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Master of Languages - MLang
  • Master of Philosophy - MPhil
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Master of Arts (Honours) - MA (Hons)
  • Master of Studies - MSt
  • Master of Science (Research) - MSc (Res)
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Master of Letters - MLitt
  • Master of Research - MRes
  • Master of Research - MA (Res)

The median salary of graduates of American Studies was £21500 15 months after graduation, £21000 3 years after graduation and £25500 5 years after graduation.

American Studies (with Foundation Year) at University of Hull received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 100 out of 100 among 10 respondents.