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American Studies

University of Glasgow

36 months
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19350 GBP/year
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About

Ever since the seventeenth century Glasgow has been a gateway for economic, social and cultural exchange between Scotland and North America. The American Studies PhD is offered at the University of Glasgow.

Overview

Learning outcomes

From the tobacco trade to the annual Transatlantic Sessions concerts, these connections provide the foundation for American Studies at the University of Glasgow, which has long been at the forefront of the study of American society and culture in the British Isles. 

The University of Glasgow was one of the first British universities to take seriously the study of the literature, history and politics of the United States of America.

Programme Structure

  • A Doctor of Philosophy may be awarded to a student whose thesis is an original work making a significant contribution to knowledge in, or understanding of, a field of study and normally containing material worthy of publication.
  • Thesis Length: 70,000-100,000 words, including references, bibliography and appendices (other than documentary appendices).

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a straightforward, descriptive, and informative title
  • the question that your research will address
  • an account of why this question is important and worth investigating
  • an assessment of how your own research will engage with recent study in the subject
  • a brief account of the methodology and approach you will take
  • a discussion of the primary sources that your research will draw upon, including printed books, manuscripts, archives, libraries, or museums
  • an indicative bibliography of secondary sources that you have already consulted and/or are planning to consult

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19350 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19350 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    4407 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4407 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

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