In the 2001 Research Assessment Exercise the University of Ulster entered some 500 staff (470 fte). Fifty-eight per cent of staff were in Units of Assessment rated 4 and higher. Notably the University secured two 5* ratings, the highest possible rating awarded in the RAE, in Biomedical Sciences and Celtic Studies, bringing over 50 staff into this category. Ratings of 5 were secured in the Built Environment, Art and Design and Law.
|Unit Code||Unit Name||1996
|32||Metallurgy & Materials||3a||4|
|39||Politics & International Relations||3b||3a|
|40||Social Policy & Administration||4||4|
|43||Business & Management||3a||3a|
|50||English Language & Literature||3a||4|
|64||Art & Design||4||5|
|65||Communication, Cultural and Media Studies||3a||4|
|69||Sports Related Subjects||2||4|
Units marked * are not currently active as separate Units of Assessment.