American Studies covers the culture, history and politics of the most influential country in the world, and studying this four-year integrated BA degree opens up a range of exciting career possibilities by helping you to develop transferable skills, which are highly valued by employers.
The foundation year gives you an exciting introduction to higher education, exploring the humanities and social sciences before progressing to the full degree programme. It’s ideal if you need a little more support after further education or if you are returning to education after a gap.
You will have the chance to explore American history, literature, politics and culture, stretching from colonization to the presidency of Donald Trump.
American Studies at Swansea is ranked number one in the UK for student satisfaction (NSS, Complete University Guide 2018) and you will have the option of a semester in the USA during your second year, further improving your student experience and career prospects.