Postgraduate study in American and Canadian Studies

Our centre is one of the most dynamic in Britain. Our staff are at the forefront of research in American and Canadian Studies. Our multi-disciplinary approach links history, literature, politics and cultural studies to produce innovative and challenging work, and to provide a vibrant and supportive research environment.

The Centre draws on the research interests and projects of our staff and on contributions from staff in allied Departments at University of Birmingham, including English, History, and Politics. The Centre has recognised research strengths in the fields of urban culture and representation, US foreign policy and intelligence services, literary and cultural studies, film and visual studies, and African American studies.

Our staff are able to supervise on various topics within American and Canadian Studies.

If you are interested in undertaking research in American and Canadian Studies, please contact a member of staff working in your area of interest in the first instance.

Discover more information about postgraduate study in the School of English, Drama and American and Canadian Studies.

Funding opportunities

A number of postgraduate taught and research funding opportunities available to support your studies at the University of Birmingham. For details of what is available, please visit the College of Arts and Law Graduate School website.

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The School of English, Drama and American & Canadian Studies offers a wide range of postgraduate programmes. Visit the School website for details. All of our postgraduate students become part of the College of Arts and Law Graduate School.