Our courses in American (US) Studies, European Studies, Latin American Studies and Liberal Arts are interdisciplinary and have a global focus. They allow you to study a wide range of subjects acording to your interests, including literature, history, philosophy, art history, sociology, politics and languages.

We provide a unique opportunity to look at issues and topics in new and exciting ways, and you also have the chance to undertake period of study in a different country. Here you will gain new insights into a culture, hone your language skills and develop personally.

Our strengths

  • Top in the UK for student satisfaction - ranked 1st for American Studies in the National Student Survey 2015
  • Study abroad for a term or a year
  • Courses allow you to study a wide range of subjects according to your interests
  • A wide variety of language options
  • Study with leading academics from across our University's departments
  • £300 book scholarship for UK/EU applicants for October 2015

Study with us

Study with us

With our courses you can study modules offered by various University departments, while being a member of our Centre’s community and receiving support from our staff and your fellow students.



An interdisciplinary degree gives you the flexibility to build a course that matches your career goals. We give you the skills and experience that employers want and our graduates have entered a wide variety of fields.

Emma’s blog


Emma is in the final year of her American (US) Studies course. Find out about her life as a student in the Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities and her experience working as Frontrunner with us.