American History Courses in London

From British colonisation to revolution, through expansionism to the Trump administration, learn about US history and politics - its presidents, power shifts and presence in global politics. These history classes and lectures focus on many aspects of America’s rich history and allow you to engage with passionate tutors on a variety of topics prominent in the American story.

You can now study in the comfort of your home with our online courses.

For a limited time you can enjoy 20% off our online courses with a start date from 1 September 2020 using discount code: NEWONLINE. (Terms & Conditions apply )

To participate in online classes you will need an email address, a reliable internet connection, a computer/laptop/tablet with fully updated browser (preferably Google Chrome). Your device will need a microphone, and preferably a camera. Many classes use Google Classroom.

  1. From the end of the Gilded age to the Roaring 20s: America through the fin de siecle

    Course Date: Wed 23 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    This course will cover this dynamic period of American history at the turn of the century – where economic and industrial change heralds a period of mass transportation, mass production, and mass population movement and change, through the aftermath of World War One and the excesses of the booming twenties - where these changes will have a lasting impact on American culture, politics and people.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £88.00

  2. American political institutions

    Course Date: Thu 24 Sep 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    This four-week, lecture-based course examines the US political system from its inception to today – reviewing its structure and constituent parts. Tutor: Mark Malcomson.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £30.00

  3. Nation building: expansion, development and prosperity in America from 1818-1860

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 8 Nov 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    This course will cover the dynamic period of American history – where the nation is growing and expanding in terms of territory, population and influence during the period of 1818 through to 1859.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £45.00

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