Welcome to American Studies

American Studies at Swansea University is a leading centre in the study of the culture, history and politics of the most influential country in the world, the United States of America.

American Studies is ranked Top 5 in the UK for Teaching Quality and Graduate Prospects (Times Good University Guide 2023).

Here at Swansea, our students enjoy a warm, friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Visiting experts from the US contribute to an exciting teaching programme, which is intellectually stimulating and demanding, and leads to a range of careers.