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REF results by area

Aston University rated 5 stars


Rankings are based on the percentage of 4* and 3* ratings.

Unit of Assessment

Number of HEIs

Output Rank

Impact Rank

Environment Rank

Overall Rank

Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy

94

5th

49th

1st

5th

Area Studies

23

2nd

12th

6th

3rd

Business and Management Studies

101

27th

1st

1st

17th

Computer Science and Informatics

89

59th

1st

44th

47th

Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Metallurgy and Materials

37

29th

1st

28th

25th

General Engineering

62

37th

31st

37th

32nd

Modern Languages and Linguistics

57

48th

37th

1st

42nd

Aston University

128*

37th

16th

47th

37th

*Excluding single-subject and specialist institutions

2014 vs 2008 Results

Aston University

2008

2014

4* World-Leading Research

12%

29%

4* or 3* World-Leading or Internationally Excellent Research

46%

78%

Grade Point Average

2.43

3.05



REF results by area in detail

Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy

Quality Profile

4*

3*

2*

1*

U/C

Output

32

60

7

0

1

Impact

56

39

6

0

0

Environment

88

13

0

0

0

Overall

45

49

5

0

1



Computer Science and Informatics

Quality Profile

4*

3*

2*

1*

U/C

Output

12

41

47

0

0

Impact

40

60

0

0

0

Environment

0

45

55

0

0

Overall

16

45

39

0

0

 

Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Metallurgy and Materials

Quality Profile

4*

3*

2*

1*

U/C

Output

17

54

29

0

0

Impact

27

73

0

0

0

Environment

0

35

55

10

0

Overall

16

55

28

1

0

 

General Engineering

Quality Profile

4*

3*

2*

1*

U/C

Output

15

61

23

2

0

Impact

27

47

13

13

0

Environment

0

55

45

0

0

Overall

15

57

24

4

0

 

Business and Management Studies

Quality Profile

4*

3*

2*

1*

U/C

Output

21

45

31

2

0

Impact

27

73

0

0

0

Environment

75

25

0

0

0

Overall

30

48

21

1

0


Area Studies

Quality Profile

4*

3*

2*

1*

U/C

Output

28

51

21

0

0

Impact

30

50

20

0

0

Environment

20

70

10

0

0

Overall

27

54

19

0

0

 

Modern Languages and Linguistics

Quality Profile

4*

3*

2*

1*

U/C

Output

5

45

42

9

0

Impact

60

13

27

0

0

Environment

60

40

0

0

0

Overall

24

38

32

6

0