Entry Requirements for American Studies

Course TitleUCAS CodeDurationTypical Offer
BA American Studies T700 Three years full-time BBB
BA American Studies (with a year abroad) T701 Four years full-time with a year abroad ABB
BA English and American Studies QT37 Three years, full-time or four years with a year abroad ABB
BA History and American Studies VT17 Three years, full-time, or four years with a year abroad  ABB


Three A-levels usually required, two AS-levels considered in place of one A-level. General Studies is accepted.

For BA English and American Studies: A-level English grade B required.


No specific requirements.

Access to HE Diploma

Pass relevant diploma with some credits at distinction.

European Baccalaureate

Pass with 75-77% overall, plus any subject requirements.

International Baccalaureate

Pass Diploma with 30-32 points, plus any subject requirements.

Welsh Baccalaureate

Pass Diploma with BB at A Level.

Cambridge Pre-U

D3/M2/M2 or M2/M2/M2 in Principal Subjects.

BTEC Nationals

Pass Diploma with DDM.

Other Qualifications

Other national and international qualifications welcomed.

Mature students welcomed

Alternative qualifications considered.

Second Year Entry

Possible for those with advanced qualifications strictly comparable with our degree structure.

Interviews are not normally required.

All applicants receiving an offer will be invited to visit the Centre.

These degrees are not available on a part-time basis.

See all American Studies undergraduate courses

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For American Studies:
Admissions Secretary
Centre for American Studies
0116 252 5009
Fax: 0116 252 5213
American Studies website

For English and American Studies:
Admissions Secretary
School of English
0116 252 2624
School of English website

For History and American Studies:
Admissions Secretary
School of History
0116 252 2802

School of History website

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