University of Canterbury

College of Arts

American Studies


Christchurch, Canterbury 8041

New Zealand

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

GradDipArts: Graduate Diploma in Arts, PhD: Doctor of Philosophy, BA(Hons): Bachelor of Arts with Honours (equivalent to first year of Masters programme); MA: Master of Arts

Format: Campus

Program Description:

UC's American Studies programme offers an array of courses and research opportunities that study the society and culture of the United States, and is currently the only American Studies postgraduate programme in New Zealand. Through studying the past and present nature of American culture(s) students will be able to recognize connections among complex materials and diverse phenomena in both an American and a cross-cultural context.

Please note that international students only pay domestic fees for study at PhD level.

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