Canterbury Christ Church University

American Studies (Research) Canterbury Christ Church University Degree level: Postgraduate


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Course summary

The MA by Research in American Studies gives you an opportunity to develop your research interests in the history, politics, literature and/or culture of the United States in a supportive environment, with the guidance of a supervisor who is an expert in their field. At CCCU, we have a small team of experienced American Studies MA by Research supervisors who are committed to supporting research students to reach their potential.

Course details


You will study your own research area under the guidance of an experienced supervisor in your field. We recommend that you contact potential supervisors when you are developing your research proposal so that we can advise you on the feasibility of your project and provide support and guidance through the application process.

Assessment method

The MA by Research is awarded by dissertation. Supervised by a panel of experienced researchers, you'll meet regularly with your first supervisor and present your work in progress to the full panel halfway through your registration period. Following advice from this Review meeting you'll complete the writing up of your 25-30,000 word dissertation.

Entry requirements

A first class or upper second class honours degree in American Studies or a relevant discipline is required.
Holders of other qualifications will be considered individually.

Fees and funding

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Canterbury Christ Church University
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