School of Comparative American Studies
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Postgraduate StudyThe staff of the School of Comparative American Studies also jointly teach the MA in Comparative American Studies, one of several MA courses ran by the Department of History. CAS staff also supervise MA by Research students and PhD students on a range of topics.
American StudiesThe School of Comparative American Studies (CAS) at Warwick University teaches a small and friendly four-year undergraduate degree course, History, Literature and Culture of the Americas, with an intake of approximately 25 students each year.
Students of the History, Literature and Culture of the Americas degree spend their third year on a Year Abroad at a partner institution, providing students with first-hand experience of living and studying in a part of the Americas.
The DegreeCAS is ranked as the best American Studies department in the UK by the Complete University Guide, the Guardian, and the Times University Guide.
Most American Studies degrees focus on the USA, or the USA and Canada. However, the History, Literature and Culture of the Americas degree at Warwick looks at the Americas as a whole - the USA and Canada, Latin America, and the Caribbean - offering multi-disciplinary study of this important region of the world.
The CAS academic staff have a wealth of experience in American Studies, spanning modern and early modern history, and a wide variety of themes and topics.
CAS is part of the Department of History. Please see the Department of History website for details of all news and events, including those of the School of Comparative American Studies.