Global Development Academy

International Development Studies rated outstanding

International Development Studies has been rated outstanding.

The rating was based on the quality of world-leading research and public impact figures released in December by the REF audit of UK higher education show.

Research conducted by scholars in Social Anthropology and the Centre of African Studies was deemed to have had an outstanding impact outside of academia, the REF panel in Anthropology and Development reported.

Social Anthropology

Centre for African Studies

The University of Edinburgh was also rated one of the top research environments in the UK for its work in international development. Read more about the University of Edinburgh's REF outcomes