REF 2021: Education

University of Oxford leads education subject table based on GPA

May 12, 2022

The education unit of assessment table was led by the University of Oxford with a GPA of 3.6.

In second was Durham University (3.57), followed in joint third by the University of Birmingham and Cardiff University (3.55).

However, by far the highest research power and market share are recorded by UCL, which now includes the formerly separate Institute of Education, which submitted 317 staff.

At a national level the Education UoA has a GPA of 3.00, with 37 per cent of its submission rated 4*. 2168.38 FTE staff were submitted to this UoA.

RankInstitutionFTE enteredGPAGPA 2014Rank 2014Research power (indexed)RP rankMarket share (%)

See here for full Education results

UK-wide research quality ratings hit new high in expanded assessment
Unit of assessment tables: see who’s top in your subject
Who’s up, who’s down? See how your institution performed in REF 2021 

Methodology: how THE calculates its REF tables

Register to continue

Why register?

  • Registration is free and only takes a moment
  • Once registered, you can read 3 articles a month
  • Sign up for our newsletter
Please Login or Register to read this article.