University of East Anglia UEA

Degree level: Undergraduate

American Studies with a Foundation Year

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About This Course You can gain the skills, knowledge and confidence you need to excel in a humanities degree with our innovative Foundation Year programme. At UEA we believe everyone should have the chance to study at degree level. If you have a passion for your subject, but for whatever reason, don’t yet have the grades required for the three-year programme, our Foundation Year is a great choice. You’ll undertake an intensive and exciting year of study, majoring in your chosen subject and developing your study skills. We offer a rigorous but supportive teaching and learning experience that is also very rewarding. When you successfully finish your Foundation Year, you’ll be perfectly placed to progress to your BA American Studies degree. Overview You will study with dedicated lecturers from UEA’s Interdisciplinary Institute for the Humanities, exploring a wide range of academic subjects including Literature, History, Philosophy, Film, Television and Media, American Studies, Politics and the History of Art. You’ll benefit from smaller class sizes and individual tutorials, helping you to get the most out of the year. You’ll gain a sound theoretical basis for your continuing studies, as well as discovering new areas of study. You’ll be actively encouraged to develop your own scholarly interests and ideas throughout the year. We’ll support you as you cultivate your study skills, gaining essential knowledge of many of the concepts, methods and techniques you will need in order to thrive on your degree programme. This is a very supportive programme and we’ll work closely with you to identify and work towards your own individual learning goals. Disclaimer Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website: www.uea.ac.uk

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
T70A
Institution code:
E14
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE Requirements: GCSE English Language grade C or 4 and GCSE Mathematics grade C or 4. We welcome applications from students with non-traditional academic backgrounds. If you have been out of study for the last three years or you do not have the entry grades for our three year degree, we will consider your educational and employment history, along with your personal statement and reference to gain a holistic view of your suitability for the course. If you are currently studying your level 3 qualifications, we may be able to give you a reduced grade offer based on these circumstances: • You live in an area with low progression to higher education (we use Polar 4, quintile 1 & 2 data) • You have been in care or you are a young/full time carer • You are studying at a school which our outreach team are working closely with


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)7IELTS: 7.0 overall (minimum 6.5 in any component)

We welcome applications from students from all academic backgrounds. We require evidence of proficiency in English (including speaking, listening, reading and writing). We will also accept a number of other English language qualifications. Please check our website for details.


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Tuition fees are reviewed annually and subject to increase. Some fees are regulated by the UK government and will be changed in line with advice from them. Fees for continuing students (i.e. those on courses of greater than one year in length) will normally increase annually. This increase will not exceed 4% or the % increase of the UK Government regulated fee whichever is higher. The fee increase is based on the fee for the year that you register. For further information about additional costs for your course and information on fee status please see our website.
American Studies with a Foundation Year at University of East Anglia UEA - UCAS