UEA is the number one place in the UK for American Studies (The Guardian University Guide 2015).
We offer our Undergraduate students a broad range of courses and modules, allowing you to tailor your learning as you progress through your time at UEA. Most of our degrees also involve a year studying abroad. Throughout their course, our students develop skills that are highly attractive to employers.
Our staff and Postgraduate research students are at the forefront of new developments within American Studies. Our teaching is research-led, which is one of the reasons why the quality of our teaching is so highly regarded.
We have been ranked joint second for overall satisfaction and teaching out of all English mainstream universities, with a satisfaction score of 97 per cent in both categories (2013 National Student Survey). We are also third in The Times Good University Guide for American Studies courses.
78% of research in the School of Art, Media and American Studies was identified as 4* (world leading) or 3* (internationally excellent).
American Studies has come 5th in the UK with 74% of its research rated 4* (world leading) or 3* (internationally excellent) in The Research Excellence Framework (REF2014), a major Government analysis of university research quality. Within the Area Studies Unit of Assessment we were the highest rated for American Studies.
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