UWE Bristol REF 2014 results

Below is a 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 further below.

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