School of Arts

Our REF performance

The School of Arts and the School of Music and Fine Art made the largest submission to UOA 35, submitting a total of 41 members of staff, working across Drama and Theatre, Film, History and Philosophy of Art, Music and Fine Art.

From a total of 84 submissions, we ranked 1st in the UK for Research Power.

39% of our submitted research activity achieved the highest possible REF classification of 4*, defined as world-leading in terms of originality, significance and rigour. A further 44% is classified as 3*, defined as internationally excellent.

Our research environment was ranked 4th from a total of 84 submissions, and praised by the panel as 'strong and dynamic,' with 90% of our environment submission rated as 4* (conducive to world-leading research).

Our overall GPA (grade point average) is 3.2, a result which places the School of Arts in the top quartile of all submissions to UOA 35.

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Last Updated: 16/04/2019