Online Open Days Subjects
History, War and American Studies
Discover how our world has developed, how ideas spread, how states rise and fall and how ordinary people can change the world.
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A degree at York St John University is a lifelong investment and we believe in supporting you to develop vital professional skills throughout your time with us. You will gain skills highly valued by employers, such as analytical and critical reasoning, oral and written communication and research skills.
York is a wonderful place to call home while studying with us. And as one of the country’s most historic cities, York has played a central role in our nation’s past and the creation of modern society. We look forward to working with you as you embark upon this new and exciting chapter of your academic life.
Are you curious about the past and how our world has developed? If you want to know how ideas spread, how states rise and fall and how ordinary people have influenced those with power, then our History degree is for you. This is a vibrant and exciting course based on our outstanding research and innovative teaching.
American Studies is both multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary, which means that it combines several academic disciplines, such as literature, history, politics and film, and explores the connections between them. You can develop your own personal pathway through the degree by choosing modules to suit your own specialist interests.
The interdisciplinary nature of War Studies means you will engage with a wide range of theoretical approaches to war, including history, politics, international relations, sociology and philosophy. Studying this subject will provide you with a sophisticated understanding of war and global relations and prepare you for a wide variety of careers.
American Studies and Film Studies BA (Hons)
Combining American Studies and Film Studies at York St John University provides you with the opportunity to explore the genres, social and historical contexts, pleasures and the politics of film, whilst also developing a greater understanding of...
History BA (Hons)
Are you curious about the past and how our world has developed? If you want to know how ideas spread, how states rise and fall and how ordinary people have influenced those with power, then our History degree is for you....