REF 2021: Theology and religious studies

University of Aberdeen tops table when ordered by GPA

May 12, 2022

The University of Aberdeen has the highest GPA for theology and religious studies, followed by the University of Exeter and King’s College London.

However, the University of Oxford, only 16th on GPA, has the biggest research power score, while the University of Cambridge has a marginally larger likely market share of QR funding than Oxford.

At a national level the Theology and Religious Studies UoA has a GPA of 3.15, with 38 per cent of its submission rated 4*. 505.12 FTE staff were submitted to this UoA.

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

See here for full Theology and religious studies results

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