UWE Bristol REF 2014 results

Table of results for the 17 Units of Assessment (UOA) submitted by UWE Bristol as part of the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF). You can also view definitions of REF assessment ratings.

Units of Assessment (OUA) / REF assessment rating

4*

3*

2*

1*

U

Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy

28

51

20

1

0

Agriculture, Veterinary and Food Science

14

49

35

2

0

Computer Science and Informatics

13

55

26

6

0

General Engineering

10

65

25

0

0

Architecture, Built Environment and Planning

10

54

33

3

0

Geography, Environmental Studies and Archaeology

7

30

45

15

3

Business and Management Studies

10

43

43

4

0

Law

4

38

50

8

0

Politics and International Studies

6

28

37

25

4

Social Work and Social Policy

5

41

39

15

0

Education

20

33

44

3

0

Modern languages and linguistics

9

35

46

10

0

English Language and Literature

25

41

24

10

0

History

13

53

32

2

0

Philosophy

11

32

48

9

0

Art and Design

25

43

28

3

1

Communication, Cultural and Media Studies

27

46

21

5

1

Definitions of REF assessment ratings

Rating Definition of rating

4*

Quality that is world-leading in terms of originality, significance and rigour

3*

Quality that is internationally excellent in terms of originality, significance and rigour

2*

Quality that is recognised internationally in terms of originality, significance and rigour

1*

Quality that is recognised nationally in terms of originality, significance and rigour

U

Quality that falls below the standard of nationally recognised work, or work which does not meet the published definition of research for the purposes of this assessment

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