Welcome to American Studies

American Studies at Swansea University is a leading centre in the study of the culture, history and politics of the most influential country in the world, the United States of America.

American Studies is ranked 2nd in the UK for Student Experience, 2nd for Teaching Quality and 3rd for Graduate Prospects (Times Good University Guide 2022).

Here at Swansea, our students enjoy a warm, friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Visiting experts from the US contribute to delivering an exciting teaching programme, which is intellectually stimulating and demanding, and leads to a range of careers.