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Current Undergraduate Modules

Current modules for UCL Institute of the Americas undergraduate students.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Module availability can and does change each academic year. For more information please e-mail our Teaching Administration Team on ia-programmes@ucl.ac.uk or give them a call on +44 (0)20 7679 9746

 

Year 1   |   Year 2   |   Year 3

 

Year 1

Modules marked * can also be elected in Year 2

AMER0038: Encountering the Americas: Key Themes and Concepts | compulsory

AMER0039: Introduction to Politics | compulsory

* AMER0050: The Making of Modern America: The United States since 1920

* AMER0051: The Making of Modern America: The United States since 1920 | Term 1 Affiliate

* AMER0051: The Making of Modern America: The United States since 1920 | Term 2 Affiliate

* AMER0074: History and Politics of Latin America c.1930 to the Present

* AMER0078: History and Politics of Latin America c.1930 to the Present | Affiliate

Language: Spanish, Portuguese, French | optional

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Year 2

Modules marked ^ can also be elected in Year 3

AMER0046: Protest Politics in the United States from the New Deal to Donald Trump

^ AMER0048: Politics of the United States: Processes and Institutions

^ AMER0052: Gender, Politics and Society in the Americas

AMER0053: Research Methods 

^ AMER0054: London and the United States: The Difference a City Makes

^ AMER0055: Intimate Matters: Histories of Sexuality in the U.S. and Beyond, 1945-present

AMER0056: Pivotal Decade: The 1970s in US Political, Social, Cultural and Economic History

AMER0066: Political Economy of Economic Development

AMER0067: The Caribbean in the Shadow of the North: Caribbean-US Relations in the Twentieth Century

^ AMER0068: The United States and the Cold War

AMER0069: International Politics of Latin America

AMER0074: History and Politics of Latin America c.1930 to the Present

^ AMER0080: Power and Politics in Everyday Life: Topics in the Anthropology of the Americas

AMER0081: The Haitian Revolution

^ AMER0083: Latin American Revolutions

AMER0088: The Caribbean Radical Tradition, 1791-2020: Introduction to Black Intellectual History

^ AMER0093: The Political Ecology of Development in Latin America

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Year 3

AMER0058: American Political Thought

AMER0059: Contemporary Issues in the Americas

AMER0060: Crime and Control in the Americas

AMER0061: Dissertation

AMER0062: Human Rights in the Americas

AMER0063: Political Economy of Inequality in the Americas

AMER0064: Queer USA: The Politics of Sexual Minorities in the United States from the Great Depression to the Reagan Era

AMER0065: Voting in the Americas

AMER0070: 'Che' Guevara: The Making of a Revolutionary

AMER0073: We Shall Overcome: The American Civil Rights Movement

AMER0077: Race and Resistance in Black Atlantic Thought

AMER0084: Confronting the Colossus: Power, Protest and U.S. Foreign Relations, 1945-present

AMER0090: Conquering America: North American Environments, 1600-Present

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