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.

Many of our courses are delivered online. For more information about our live online courses, please see our guide to online learning.

  1. Religion and U.S history

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 26 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    This one-day online course will provide an overview of the role of religion in American life, from the colonial era up until the present day.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £30.00

  2. America's Wars: the American Revolutionary Wars

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 27 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    This one-day online course will provide an overview of the American Revolutionary War, from its origins to its aftermath.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £30.00

  3. American political institutions

    Course Date: Thu 1 Oct 2020
    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. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £30.00

  4. America's Wars: the Spanish-American war

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 18 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    This one-day online course will provide an overview of the Spanish-American War and American imperialism.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £30.00

  5. America's Wars: the United States in World War One

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 1 Nov 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    This one-day course will provide an overview of American participation and experience during World War I.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £30.00

  6. 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. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £45.00

  7. America's Wars: the United States in World War Two

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 6 Dec 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    This one-day online course will provide an overview of the American participation and experience during World War II.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £30.00

  8. America's Wars: the Vietnam War

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 13 Dec 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    This one-day course provides an overview of the American war in Vietnam.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £30.00

  9. History taster

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 6 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    What is history? What does history mean to you? Is history important to society? Why or why not? Who gets to decide what and whose history is important? What are the implications of this? There are many reasons and ways to engage with history. With this course, we scratch the surface of the vast universe that is history to give you a taster.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £0.00
    Senior fee: £0.00
    Concession: £0.00

  10. 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. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £88.00

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