At Leicester, you will be able to explore all that has made America what it is today. We draw on the expertise of staff in English, History, Politics and International Relations, and History of Art and Film, providing a breadth and depth of knowledge across American history, literature, politics and film.

We are ranked in the top 10 by The Complete University Guide 2019, and we are one of the UK's top providers of American Studies degrees.

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"My year abroad in Florida was an incredible experience and I was able to study classes I had never considered before. I’ve definitely gained a more open and worldly perspective thanks to both my year abroad and my degree in general."