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American and Canadian Studies
American and Canadian Studies MRes
American and Canadian Studies MRes

American and Canadian Studies MRes

  • ID:UN440265
  • Level:Master's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£20,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£20,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
Estimated Total/program:
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

Undergraduate Degree: 2:1 (or international equivalent) in an arts, humanities or social science subject.For information on entry requirements from your country, choose it below.

English Requirements

  • IELTS 7.0 (no less than 6.5 in each element) or

Course Information

The only department of American and Canadian Studies in the UK, we examine North America in historical and contemporary contexts.

Our research in North American histories and cultural expression addresses concerns of race, gender, and sexuality. 

Particular areas of research specialism include:

  • Asian North American literature and culture
  • Canadian literature and culture
  • Contemporary American fiction
  • Ethnic-minority writing
  • Feminist theory
  • Film adaptation
  • Gender and queer studies
  • Indigenous literature and culture
  • Memory studies
  • North American border studies
  • North American film
  • Settler-colonialism
  • Women's writing

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Core module

  • American and Canadian Studies dissertation

Optional modules
You will take 60 credits from the following:

  • MRes Research Skills 1
  • MRes Research Skills 2
  • The Special Relationship, Spit and Slavery- Britain and the US 1776-1877
  • North American Film Adaptations
  • US Foreign Policy
  • Recent Queer Writing
  • Arts in Society
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Our postgraduates go onto work in a range of fields, from university lectureships and post-doctoral fellowships to roles in the media, art councils and the creative industries.

Many of our research students publish high-quality books and articles and have secured teaching positions in universities both in the UK and abroad.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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