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Current students

Please note: The 'History, Literature and Cultures of the Americas' degree has been discontinued. Read the CAS homepage for further details.

New Information for 2nd Year Students from 2016/17

Year 2 Toolkit – NEW

As an outcome from the Year 1 to Year 2 Transition Project and in response to feedback from students and staff, a Year 2 student toolkit has been prepared ready for the new cohort of Year 2 students. This toolkit aims to guide and support students in their preparations for Year 2. The content covers 4 broad themes:

  • Your course
  • Your skills
  • Your career and employability
  • Your wellbeing



Details of the History, Literature and Cultures of the Americas four-year undergraduate degree programme.


Details of the core and optional modules available to students.

Module Nomination and Allocation

How to apply for modules for your next year of study.

Student Handbook 15-16

The History Department (including CAS) Undergraduate Student Handbook.

Year Abroad

Information on the Year Abroad destinations available and the application process.

Buenos Aires Handbook

CAS Year Abroad Handbook

The handbook for all CAS students during their Year Abroad.

Personal Tutoring

Details of Personal Tutoring, and other contacts for pastoral issues. Students can find the details of their Personal Tutor on their Tabula Profile page.



Advice and information for the wide range of career options open to CAS students.


Everything you need to know about assessment and examinations
(including submission of essays)

Exam Papers

CAS module exam papers from the previous few years are available online (please select 'American Studies' as the department).

The 'Chris Clark' Prize

Awarded to the final-year CAS student with the best overall academic performance.

Useful Links

Links to useful websites and resources for CAS students.