UEA is the number one place in the UK for American Studies (The Guardian University Guide 2016). The Complete University Guide (2017) also ranked UEA fifth in the UK for American Studies.
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 ranked second for American Studies out of all English mainstream universities in the 2015 National Student Survey.
American Studies has come fifth in the UK with 74 per cent 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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