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Studying the Americas at York

The wide range of historical expertise at York provides opportunities for studying the Western Hemisphere at all levels.

  • Our undergraduate programme offers a broad range of modules on the Americas and the opportunity to develop a specialist interest through the dissertation
  • Taught MA students can select from option modules on the Americas and also work on a 20,000-word MA dissertation on a topic in the field
  • Research students interested in taking their study to a higher level find York an attractive base of study, both for doctoral and MA by research degrees.

Whether working at undergraduate or graduate level, students at York have the advantage of close access to experts in the field and a wide array of electronic and paper-based library resources focusing on the Americas.

As well as hosting students, we have a proven track record of placing York students at top institutions in the United States, so whether your aim is to study here for the duration of your student career or to use York as a point of departure for further study elsewhere, we can help.

Click here to see some first-hand accounts from current and former students about their experiences of studying the history of the Americas at York.

Studying the Americas at York