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United States Studies - History and Politics

12 months
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26600 GBP/year
12900 GBP/year
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About

This multidisciplinary United States Studies - History and Politics MA at the University College London (UCL) comprises a broad range of specialist modules in the humanities and social sciences, bringing together the academic expertise of the institute with United States specialists from other UCL departments and University of London colleges.

Overview

The United States Studies - History and Politics MA at the University College London (UCL)'s graduates have established careers in research, journalism, teaching and policy formulation and implementation in both government agencies and NGOs.

Why study this degree at UCL?

  • The Institute of the Americas occupies a unique position at the core of academic study of the region in the UK, promoting, co-ordinating and providing a focus for research and postgraduate teaching on the Americas, including Canada, the Caribbean, Latin America and the United States.
  • The institute actively maintains and builds ties with cultural, diplomatic and business organisations with interests in the Americas, and provides resources to the wider academic community, serving and strengthening national networks of North Americanist, Latin Americanist and Caribbeanist scholars.
  • Students benefit from tuition by world-leading scholars in an academic environment at the cutting edge of research in the humanities and social sciences.

Careers

Graduates of this programme will be well placed to use their skills and knowledge to find employment in government, business, journalism, finance and international NGOs, and teaching, or to engage in doctoral research in this field.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Researching the Americas
  • Confronting the Colossus: Power, Protest, and United States Foreign Relations, 1945-present
  • From Slavery to Freedom: Race, Class, Gender and Union in the Nineteenth Century United States
  • From the New South to the Modern South: The (Re)Making of an American Region
  • Politics of US Foreign Policy
  • Post-Cold War US Foreign Policy
  • US Presidents and the Presidency

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
    • We recommend you apply as soon as possible. The programme may remain open if places are still available and will be closed as soon as it is full or by 30 June.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally an upper second-class Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26600 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    12900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12900 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part time

  • UK: £6,450
  • International: £13,300

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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